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  • Vol. 11, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1986
  • pp: 401–403

Observation of lock-in behavior in a passive resonator gyroscope

F. Zarinetchi and S. Ezekiel  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 11, Issue 6, pp. 401-403 (1986)

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Lock-in behavior around zero rotation rate has been observed in a closed-loop passive ring resonator gyroscope. This behavior is due to backscattering within the resonator, as in the case of a ring laser gyro. Several nonmechanical techniques for the elimination of the lock-in behavior in a passive gyroscope are demonstrated.

© 1986 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: February 19, 1986
Manuscript Accepted: March 25, 1986
Published: June 1, 1986

F. Zarinetchi and S. Ezekiel, "Observation of lock-in behavior in a passive resonator gyroscope," Opt. Lett. 11, 401-403 (1986)

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