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Detection and identification of underwater objects in background noise ("acoustic daylight")
Author(s): Gee-In Goo; Withlow W. L. Au
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Paper Abstract

Supported by ONR, for the past two decades many researchers have been involved in 'imaging' underwater with background noise, 'Acoustic Daylight'. In the January 1996 issue of Scientific America, Dr. Buckingham and others published an article indicating that it is feasible to image underwater with background noise. Since then, many authors have published their successes in imaging underwater in Acoustic Daylight. In this paper, the author will discus his acoustic noise experiments in Kaneohe Bay with Dr. W. Au. The author presents his findings based on the theory of resonance and/or resonant scattering theory. Based on resonance technique, it appears that underwater targets can be detected and may be identified in background noise, Acoustic Daylight.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 July 1997
PDF: 18 pages
Proc. SPIE 3079, Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets II, (22 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.280912
Show Author Affiliations
Gee-In Goo, Morgan State Univ. (United States)
Withlow W. L. Au, Univ. of Hawaii (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3079:
Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets II
Abinash C. Dubey; Robert L. Barnard, Editor(s)

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