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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 22 — Aug. 1, 2013
  • pp: 5350–5354

Design and analysis of a dual-axis resonator fiber-optic gyroscope employing a single source

Prerana Dabral Pinnoji and Jagannath Nayak  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 22, pp. 5350-5354 (2013)

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In this paper, design of a resonator fiber-optic gyroscope comprised of a single laser source and two optical fiber resonator rings is presented. A typical gyroscope measures angular rotation around a fixed axis, whereas the proposed design can sense simultaneous rotation about two orthogonal axes. Two variants of the design are proposed and analyzed using a mathematical model based on Jones matrix methodology.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(060.2800) Fiber optics and optical communications : Gyroscopes
(120.5790) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Sagnac effect

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: April 30, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: June 25, 2013
Published: July 23, 2013

Prerana Dabral Pinnoji and Jagannath Nayak, "Design and analysis of a dual-axis resonator fiber-optic gyroscope employing a single source," Appl. Opt. 52, 5350-5354 (2013)

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