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Frequency response of underwater ultrasonic transducers in the near field using polarimetric polarization maintaining fiber sensors

Bennecer, Abdeldjalil and Mcguire, Michelle and Flockhart, Gordon and Pierce, Stephen and Hayward, Gordon and Culshaw, Brian (2010) Frequency response of underwater ultrasonic transducers in the near field using polarimetric polarization maintaining fiber sensors. Proceedings of SPIE the International Society for Optical Engineering, 7653. pp. 1-4. ISSN 0277-786X

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Abstract

Near-field ultrasonic response (50-2000 kHz) of an underwater 1-3 piezocomposite transducer is experimentally investigated using a polarimetric polarization maintaining fiber sensor. Measured outputs from our sensor and a reference hydrophone are observed to be comparable.