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Very high responsivity fiber optic hydrophones for commercial applications
Author(s): C. C. Wang; Anthony D. Dandridge; Alan B. Tveten; A. M. Yurek
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Paper Abstract

The design and performance of single element fiber optic hydrophones for shallow water applications is described. Hydrophone responsivities up to -113.8 dB re rad/?Pa were measured while maintaining a usable depth capability. A system with this design of hydrophone is being used to monitor the deterioration of water carrying siphons in Arizona.

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Date Published: 14 September 1994
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2360, Tenth International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, (14 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.185074
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C. C. Wang, Virginia Polytechnic Institute (United States)
Anthony D. Dandridge, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Alan B. Tveten, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
A. M. Yurek, Naval Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2360:
Tenth International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
Brian Culshaw; Julian D. C. Jones, Editor(s)

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