Patent Number: 7,954,375

Title: Inclined axis gravity gradiometer

Abstract: Systems for and methods of detecting gravitational acceleration and gravity gradients are disclosed. The systems and methods include gravity gradiometers whose axes are substantially horizontal. In comparison with prior art systems, the systems presently disclosed provide one or both of more accurate measurements for the same amount of space, and smaller space requirements with the same or better accuracy.

Inventors: Zaugg; Thomas (Ypsilanti, MI)

Assignee: General Dyamics Advanced Information Systems, Inc.

International Classification: G01V 7/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-06-07 0:00:00