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Sensor and transmitter system for communication in pipelines

United States Patent

January 29, 2013
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A system for sensing and communicating in a pipeline that contains a fluid. An acoustic signal containing information about a property of the fluid is produced in the pipeline. The signal is transmitted through the pipeline. The signal is received with the information and used by a control.
Cooper; John F. (Oakland, CA), Burnham; Alan K. (Livermore, CA)
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
13/ 165,360
June 21, 2011
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the U.S. Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC, for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.