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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)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.19.000219


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Abstract

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.

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

Citation
J. Blake and R. Bergh, "Modeling the Kerr effect in the fiber gyro as a reflection hologram," Opt. Lett. 19, 219-221 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-19-3-219


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