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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 7 — Apr. 2, 2007
  • pp: 3864–3875

Optical gyroscope based on a coupled resonator with the all-optical analogous property of electromagnetically induced transparency

Chao Peng, Zhengbin Li, and Anshi Xu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 7, pp. 3864-3875 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.003864


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Abstract

The electromagnetically induced transparency- (EIT)-like phenomenon, called coupled-resonator-induced transparency (CRIT), could occur through a classical mean in a coupled resonator structure, due to classical destructive interference. We propose to utilize this property to construct a miniature highly sensitive gyroscope. We analyze the Sagnac effect in the CRIT structure and point out that the Sagnac phase shift contributed by the whole structure is notably enhanced due to its highly dispersive property. An explicit expression of the phase shift is derived and discussed. To realize the implementation of the CRIT-structure-based gyroscope, issues that ought to be considered are fully discussed here, such as the fabrication possibility, linewidth, shot-noise-limit sensitivity, and integration.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

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

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

History
Original Manuscript: February 7, 2007
Revised Manuscript: March 12, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: March 12, 2007
Published: April 2, 2007

Citation
Chao Peng, Zhengbin Li, and Anshi Xu, "Optical gyroscope based on a coupled resonator with the all-optical analogous property of electromagnetically induced transparency," Opt. Express 15, 3864-3875 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-7-3864


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