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ACOUSTIC TRANSMISSION DEVICE AND PROCESS FOR TRACKING SELECTED HOSTS

United States Patent Application

20160245894
A1
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A new acoustic tag and process are disclosed for identifying and tracking underwater hosts in up to three dimensions. The acoustic tag has an operation lifetime up to a year or longer at a pulse rate interval of about 15 seconds. The acoustic tag has a signal detection range up to at least about 500 meters that enhances detection probability.
Deng, Zhiqun (Richland, WA), Li, Huidong (Richland, WA), Lu, Jun (Richland, WA), Myjak, Mitchell J. (Richland, WA), Martinez, Jayson J. (Richland, WA), Xiao, Jie (Richland, WA), Brown, Richard S. (Richland, WA), Cartmell, Samuel S. (Richland, WA)
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE (Richland WA)
14/ 631,587
February 25, 2015
STATEMENT REGARDING RIGHTS TO INVENTION MADE UNDER FEDERALLY-SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT [0001] This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC05-76RLO1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.