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Broadband sound source for long distance underwater sound propagation

Inventor: Andrey K. Morozov
Serial #: 13/430,250

Applications:  This technology involves long range underwater acoustic communication that can be used in all depths and all waters and where high electro-acoustical efficiency and high power output over a large operating band is required.  An additional application is for navigation of remotely operated vehicles and other equipment in Polar Regions under ice. 

Technology: Double resonating tubes with thin walls and open ends are asymmetrically shifted along their main axis for transmission of arbitrary wave forms over long distances.  The tubes are driven by a monopole acoustic source attached by shock mounts inside the inner resonating tube.

Last updated: January 7, 2015