Feasibility of a fiber-optic communications link between a submarine and a towed buoy
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Feasibility of a fiber-optic communications link between a submarine and a towed buoy by Edwin L Althouse

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Published by [Dept. of Defense, Navy Dept., Office of Naval Research], Naval Research Laboratory in Washington .
Written in English


  • Signals and signaling, Submarine,
  • Radio lines

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Edition Notes

StatementE. L. Althouse, Telecommunication Systems Technology Branch, Communication Science Division
SeriesNRL report ; 8182, NRL report -- 8182
ContributionsNaval Research Laboratory (U.S.), Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.). Telecommunication Systems Technology Branch
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 20 p. :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17961665M

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