HighRIB: High resolution imaging and beamforming (completed)

This project aims at providing new knowledge in the field of imaging and beamforming for acoustic applications. The research shall be firmly established in real world data and thus based on measurements in the laboratory and on data from field experiments.


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The project will finance two PhD students and one Post Doc in addition to contributions to establishing an advanced laboratory for underwater acoustic measurements. This laboratory will also contribute to improved PhD and MSc student education which will benefit the companies in the project as well as the other Norwegian acoustic companies.

The goal of the project is to contribute to new and/or improved forms of sonars and other acoustic systems by researching the following ideas:

  • Investigate and adapt high resolution beamforming to sonars and acoustic monitoring

  • Investigate and exploit non-linear acoustics for harmonic imaging in sonar
  • Investigate diffraction arrays for use in sonars and hydroacoustic positioning and monitoring
  • Explore vector sensors and investigate their potential for use in underwater acoustics

The main contributing partner in the project is Kongsberg Maritime. Other partners are Squarehead Systems and Forsvarets Forskningsinstitutt (Norwegian Defense Research Establishment).

The project is financed by Norwegian Research Council (Kompetanseprosjekt med brukermedvirkning, Brukerstyrt innovasjonarena) and Kongsberg Maritime.

Published Mar. 7, 2011 1:15 PM - Last modified Feb. 17, 2022 1:12 PM


Detailed list of participants