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Title: Autonomous sensor fish to support advanced hydropower development

Abstract

An improved sensor fish with robust design and enhanced measurement capabilities. This sensor fish contains sensors for acceleration, rotation, magnetic field intensity, pressure, and temperature. A low-power microcontroller collects data from the sensors and stores up to 5 minutes of data on a non-volatile flash memory. A rechargeable battery supplies power to the sensor fish. A recovery system helps locating sensor fish. The package, when ready for use is nearly neutrally buoyant and thus mimics the behavior of an actual fish.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1475167
Patent Number(s):
10067112
Application Number:
14/871,761
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01N - INVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02A - TECHNOLOGIES FOR ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE
DOE Contract Number:  
AC0576RLO1830
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Sep 30
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Deng, Daniel Z., Myjak, Mitchell J., Lu, Jun, Martinez, Jayson J., Tian, Chuan, Carlson, Thomas J., Morris, Scott J., and Hou, Hongfei. Autonomous sensor fish to support advanced hydropower development. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Deng, Daniel Z., Myjak, Mitchell J., Lu, Jun, Martinez, Jayson J., Tian, Chuan, Carlson, Thomas J., Morris, Scott J., & Hou, Hongfei. Autonomous sensor fish to support advanced hydropower development. United States.
Deng, Daniel Z., Myjak, Mitchell J., Lu, Jun, Martinez, Jayson J., Tian, Chuan, Carlson, Thomas J., Morris, Scott J., and Hou, Hongfei. Tue . "Autonomous sensor fish to support advanced hydropower development". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1475167.
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