Encyclopedia of Ocean Engineering

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Photoelectric Detection Technology in Underwater Vehicles

  • Zhen RenEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-6963-5_284-1



Underwater photoelectric detection technology is used for target detecting and imaging in the environment of underwater, using electro-optic detection method. Compared with acoustic detection techniques, photoelectric detection has the advantages of high resolution ratio, no near-field blind area, and fast and convenient for target identification. At present, the underwater photoelectric detection methods include range-gated imaging detection, laser line scanning imaging detection, polarization imaging detection, modulation/demodulation imaging detection, structured light imaging detection, etc. (Cao et al. 2011).

Scientific Fundamentals

Compared with land photoelectric imaging system, underwater photoelectric imaging and detection system work in special environment. There are mainly three...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tianjin Jinhang Institute of Technical PhysicsTianjinChina

Section editors and affiliations

  • Changhui Song
    • 1
  1. 1.School of EngineeringWestlake UniversityHangzhouChina