Researchers from the Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics test their laser detector over the South China Sea. Photo: Chinese Academy of Sciences

Chinese scientists develop airborne laser device that could track submarines deep underwater

  • Shanghai team say airborne device can find targets at twice the depth of existing technology
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Researchers from the Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics test their laser detector over the South China Sea. Photo: Chinese Academy of Sciences
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Chinese researchers have developed a sensor that might be able to track submarines. Photo: Handout

Could a tiny Chinese magnetic sensor be up to the huge task of tracking submarines?

  • Researchers in China have shrunk their technology to the size of a computer chip but much more work needs to be done to get it into the field
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Chinese researchers have developed a sensor that might be able to track submarines. Photo: Handout
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