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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 3 — Feb. 1, 1994
  • pp: 219–221

Modeling the Kerr effect in the fiber gyro as a reflection hologram

J. Blake and R. Bergh  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 3, pp. 219-221 (1994)

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The Kerr-effect error in the fiber-optic gyroscope is modeled as arising from continuous reflections off a refractive-index grating set up by the counterpropagating beams. This reflection-hologram model is shown to predict correctly the source statistics necessary for suppressing the error.

© 1994 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 4, 1993
Published: February 1, 1994

J. Blake and R. Bergh, "Modeling the Kerr effect in the fiber gyro as a reflection hologram," Opt. Lett. 19, 219-221 (1994)

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