Optical Temperature Sensing Arrangement for Towed Cable
Patent application, Filed 4 Jan 2001
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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A system for sensing water temperature includes a tow cable with an exterior surface having at least one helical groove formed therein and a metal tube lying in each helical groove. At least one optical temperature sensing element is provided in each metal tube. A thermally-conducting material fills each metal tube and surrounds each optical temperature sensing element contained therein. An outer jacket layer is formed over the tow cable and metal tube.
- Surface Transportation and Equipment