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Extended Range Underwater Viewing Systems
Author(s): R. E. Martin
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Paper Abstract

Both scattering and attenuation effects severely limit the distance over which under-water viewing is practicable. Within limits, the attenuation effects can be overcome by increasing light source intensity and receiver sensitivity. Scattering effects cannot be treated in such a direct manner. The following is a discussion of two systems which show promise of overcoming the effects of the backscattered illumination.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1966
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0007, Underwater Photo Optics I, (1 June 1966); doi: 10.1117/12.971007
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R. E. Martin, North American Aviation, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0007:
Underwater Photo Optics I

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