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Joseph A Bucaro, Edward F Carome, Henry D Dardy: Fiber optic acoustic sensor. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, R S Sciascia, Philip Schneider, Melvin L Crane, July 24, 1979: US04162397 (78 worldwide citation)

An optical fiber acoustical sensor for detecting sound waves in a fluid mum. An optical fiber coil through which a light beam is transmitted is placed in a fluid medium. A sound wave propagating through the fluid medium and incident on the optical fiber coil changes the index of refraction of the op ...


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Richard L Hansler, Edward F Carome, Vilnis E Kubulins: Elevated airfield runway and taxiway edge-lights utilizing light emitting diodes. Siemens Airfield Solutions, August 1, 2006: US07083315 (76 worldwide citation)

A runway and taxiway lighting system (of FIG. 1). The system (100) includes a housing (105) as part of a light assembly (102), which light assembly (102) includes a light source (120) for emitting light (123), and a light pipe (126). The light pipe (126) has a first end (124) in close association wi ...


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Edward F Carome: Fiber optic gradient hydrophone and method of using same. Litton Systems, John H Lynn, January 24, 1989: US04799752 (45 worldwide citation)

The apparatus according to the invention is all-fiber optic device that produces an output indicative of the gradient of an acoustic wave in water. The device comprises a neutrally buoyant body having a relatively rigid outer case. When it is submerged in water, the motion of the case is the same as ...


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Edward F Carome, Michael D Rainer: Optical sensor. The Mercury Iron & Steel Co, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, March 7, 1995: US05396325 (31 worldwide citation)

According to the present invention, there is provided an optical sensor capable of detecting, identifying or measuring a property of a solid, liquid or gas which is in contact with its measuring surface. The preferred sensor comprises an optically transparent sensing element with at least one surfac ...


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Joseph A Bucaro, Edward F Carome: Fiber-optic acoustic sensor. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, R S Sciascia, Philip Schneider, Melvin L Crane, December 9, 1980: US04238856 (31 worldwide citation)

An optical fiber acoustical sensor for detecting sound waves in a fluid mum. An optical fiber coil through which a light beam is transmitted is placed in a fluid medium. A sound wave propagating through the fluid medium and incident on the optical fiber coil changes the index of refraction and the l ...


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Edward F Carome, Charles M Davis: Fiber optic electric field sensor/phase modulator. Optical Technologies, Fay & Sharpe, October 16, 1984: US04477723 (29 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a technique for detecting electric fields by modulating the phase of an optical beam. A length of optical fiber is jacketed with or attached to piezoelectric material that is poled perpendicular to the length of the fiber. An electric field is applied across the piezoelectri ...


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Edward F Carome: Optical fiber acoustical sensors. Fay & Sharpe, November 25, 1980: US04235113 (28 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an optical fiber acoustical sensor for sensing acoustic vibrations and in combination with an incoherent or coherent source of light such as a LED or a laser and a photo detector to determine the frequency and amplitude of the sound pressure variations. The invention consis ...


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Edward F Carome: Fiber optic accelerometer. Edjewise Sensor Products, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, January 4, 1994: US05276322 (27 worldwide citation)

Light from a light source (10) is transmitted along an optical fiber (12) through a sensor (14) to opto-electronics (16). The sensor includes a cantilevered beam (20) that flexes in response to acceleration causing its free end (26) to move. Light from the optical fiber (12) is transmitted along an ...


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Edward F Carome: Optical fiber accelerometer. Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, May 16, 1989: US04829821 (19 worldwide citation)

A first optical fiber coil (A) is disposed adjacent one end of a housing (40). The housing defines an interior reservoir (44) which contains a material (B) having substantial mass, preferably a dense fluid. A second optical fiber coil (C) is mounted to the housing but isolated from pressure or force ...


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Thomas J Poorman, David Grissom, Edward F Carome: Optical system for detecting acoustic wave energy in a fluid medium. Western Geophysical Company of America, Robert E Lowe, E Eugene Thigpen, August 18, 1987: US04688200 (19 worldwide citation)

An optical sound source signature transducer system for use in marine seismic exploration in which coherent radiation from a laser is coupled to unequal length optical paths exposed to modulation by the acoustic energy wave generated by the sound source. The reflected beams from the paths are crossc ...