Electromagnetic Wave Propagation Scheme
Patent application, Filed 25 Apr 2005
NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE CENTER DIV NEWPORT RI
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An apparatus for effecting propagation of electromagnetic waves, comprising a hull outer surface, a dielectric material disposed over the hull outer surface, and an electrically conductive member embedded within the dielectric material. When a liquid medium contacts the dielectric material, the liquid medium, the hull outer surface, the dielectric material and the electrically conductive member cooperate to provide a waveguide through which electromagnetic waves can propagate wherein the boundaries of the waveguide are defined by the liquid medium and the hull outer surface. A sensor network can be provided within the dielectric material for receiving power and transmitting information.
- Submarine Engineering
- Radiofrequency Wave Propagation
- Electricity and Magnetism