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Use of fiber optic communications and control for a tethered undersea vehicle
Author(s): Frank M. Caimi; Jerry Neely; Barry G. Grossman; A. Tino Alavie
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Paper Abstract

Use of fiberoptic technology in tethered undersea vehicle systems is reviewed with emphasis on communications and control. Examples are given for the Harbor Branch owned Remotely Operated Vehicle "SCOOP" (Scientific Collection and Observation Platform) which was recently outfitted with an improved telemetry system and fiberoptic umbilical.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1589, Specialty Fiber Optic Systems for Mobile Platforms, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50977
Show Author Affiliations
Frank M. Caimi, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, Inc. (United States)
Jerry Neely, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, Inc. (United States)
Barry G. Grossman, Florida Institute of Technology (United States)
A. Tino Alavie, Florida Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1589:
Specialty Fiber Optic Systems for Mobile Platforms
Norris E. Lewis; Emery L. Moore, Editor(s)

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