February 7th, 2017 - GROTON, CT – APS announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No. 9,562,982 covering a coherent sound source for seismic surveys.

The US Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No. 9,562,982 covering a coherent sound source for seismic surveys to Applied Physical Sciences Corp. (APS). This patent is closely associated with APS' development of the CoHerent Acoustic Modulatable Projector (CHAMP) System. The CHAMP System is funded by ExxonMobil, Shell, and Total and is in its fourth year of development. APS is currently assembling a full-scale, integrated CHAMP node, with performance and endurance testing scheduled for 2017. Additional domestic and international patents are pending. For more information please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To read the full text of the patent, please visit https://www.uspto.gov/.