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Number: 181/118
Name: Acoustics > Geophysical or subsurface exploration > Seismic wave generation > Explosive > Gas > Underwater
Description: Subject matter wherein the seismic waves are produced and coupled to a body of water.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8559264 Method to acquire simultaneously seismic data with source arrays designed for specific targets Oct. 15, 2013
8544594 Coupling structure for resonant gyroscope Oct. 1, 2013
8522915 Method and system for selecting parameters of a seismic source array Sep. 3, 2013
8292022 System and method for generating and controlling conducted acoustic waves for geophysical exploration Oct. 23, 2012
8261874 Attenuating out of band energy emitted from seismic sources Sep. 11, 2012
8233801 Wireless high capacity sub-sea communications system Jul. 31, 2012
8205711 Seismic source arrays Jun. 26, 2012
8172034 System and method for generating and directing very loud sounds May. 8, 2012
8136624 System and method for ignition of a gaseous or dispersed fuel-oxidant mixture Mar. 20, 2012
8136625 Attenuating out of band energy emitted from seismic sources Mar. 20, 2012
7948825 Method to acquire simultaneously seismic data with source arrays designed for specific targets May. 24, 2011
7926614 Particle motion sensor mounting for marine seismic sensor streamers Apr. 19, 2011
7886866 System and method for ignition of a gaseous or dispersed fuel-oxidant mixture Feb. 15, 2011
7882926 System and method for generating and directing very loud sounds Feb. 8, 2011
7841444 Seismic vibrator baseplate Nov. 30, 2010
7710820 Seabed seismic source apparatus May. 4, 2010
7679990 Methods for acquiring and processing seismic data from quasi-simultaneously activated translating energy sources Mar. 16, 2010
7539279 Logarithmic spectrum transmitter waveform for controlled-source electromagnetic surveying May. 26, 2009
7466632 Method and apparatus for positioning a center of a seismic source Dec. 16, 2008
7463549 Apparatus and method for carrying out seismic surveys Dec. 9, 2008
7377357 Marine seismic acquisition method and apparatus May. 27, 2008
7359282 Methods and apparatus of source control for borehole seismic Apr. 15, 2008
7339852 Seismic acquisition system Mar. 4, 2008
7218572 Method of seismic source monitoring using modeled source signatures with calibration functions May. 15, 2007
7210556 Method and apparatus for installing a sensor array May. 1, 2007
7042803 Marine seismic source towing apparatus and method May. 9, 2006
7028807 Non-explosive acoustic source Apr. 18, 2006
6961284 Source array for use in marine seismic exploration Nov. 1, 2005
6951262 Method and apparatus for suppressing waves in a borehole Oct. 4, 2005
6932185 Acquisition method and device for seismic exploration of a geologic formation by permanent receivers set on the sea bottom Aug. 23, 2005
6814180 Monopole-driven underwater sound source Nov. 9, 2004
6612396 Controlled-polarization marine seismic shear-wave source Sep. 2, 2003
6571906 Underwater sound mitigation system for explosive testing Jun. 3, 2003
6510270 Sub-oceanic cable network system and method Jan. 21, 2003
6260657 Seismic pulse generator Jul. 17, 2001
6144618 Seismic cable boot and hydrophone retainer Nov. 7, 2000
5632659 Combustion chamber drain system May. 27, 1997
5341343 Underwater explosive acoustic signature device Aug. 23, 1994
5339288 Underwater sound source with remote controlled actuator Aug. 16, 1994
5247486 Method for determining the far-field signature of a plurality of seismic sources Sep. 21, 1993
5229977 Directional underwater acoustic pulse source Jul. 20, 1993
5183966 Termination assembly with improved waterblock Feb. 2, 1993
5105801 Method and apparatus for improving the reproducibility and efficiency of the pressure waves generated by a shock wave generating apparatus Apr. 21, 1992
5091891 Seismic pulse generation Feb. 25, 1992
4956822 Method and apparatus for seismic exploration Sep. 11, 1990
4908801 Real-time simulation of the far-field signature of a seismic sound source array Mar. 13, 1990
4868794 Method of accumulation data for use in determining the signatures of arrays of marine seismic sources Sep. 19, 1989
4764906 Plasma jet underwater acoustic source Aug. 16, 1988
4735281 Internal bubble-suppression method and apparatus Apr. 5, 1988
4733382 Pneumatically-operated liquid slug projector apparatus Mar. 22, 1988

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