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The Effects of Circuit Parameters on Image Quality in a Holographic Acoustic Imaging System

  • J. L. Sutton
  • J. V. Thorn
  • J. N. Price

Abstract

The design of holographic acoustic imaging systems using hydrophone arrays at the Naval Undersea Center has led to the development of special signal processing electronics which will be described in detail. The tolerances on electronic component values in this circuit, the major noise sources in the circuit, and other properties of an imaging system will be used to calculate the expected imaging performance of a holographic imaging system, as measured by its image dynamic range. An alternative version of the circuit will also be discussed, analyzed, and compared with the original circuit. Finally, an analogy between the signal processing circuit and a cross-correlator will be made, indicating possible future developments.

Keywords

Active Integrator Circuit Parameter Array Gain Analog Switch Signal Processing Circuit 
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References

  1. 1.
    Booth, N. O. and Saltzer, B. A. , “An Experimental Holographic Acoustic Imaging System, ” Acoustical Holography, Vol. 4, Springer Science+Business Media New York, 1972, Page 371.Google Scholar
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    Thorn, J. V. , “Gain and Phase Variations in Holographic Acoustic Imaging Systems, ” Acoustical Holography, Vol. 4, Page 569.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. L. Sutton
    • 1
  • J. V. Thorn
    • 1
  • J. N. Price
    • 1
  1. 1.Naval Undersea CenterSan DiegoUSA

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