Novel in-line fiber-optic phase modulators were demonstrated in an open-loop FOG. Phase modulation to 3.8 radians was measured using modulators fabricated by replacing half of the silica cladding of polarization-maintaining fiber with Kerr-like electro-optic silicones.
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(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(060.2800) Fiber optics and optical communications : Gyroscopes
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(160.2100) Materials : Electro-optical materials
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials
(230.4110) Optical devices : Modulators
L. Wang and T. D. Monte, "All Fiber Replaced Optical Cladding Phase Modulator for FOG Applications and Beyond," in Optical Fiber Sensors, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper ME4.
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