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  • Vol. 13, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1988
  • pp: 413–415

Effect of reflections on the drift characteristics of a fiber-optic passive ring-resonator gyro

Masanobu Takahashi, Shuichi Tai, Kazuo Kyuma, and Koichi Hamanaka  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 13, Issue 5, pp. 413-415 (1988)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.13.000413


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Abstract

We show the effect of reflections at the fiber ends on the drift characteristics of a fiber-optic passive ring-resonator gyro. A rotation-detection sensitivity as low as 3 × 10−5 rad/sec (τ = 30 sec) was obtained by reducing the effect of reflected lights with an optical phase modulator.

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History
Original Manuscript: December 7, 1987
Manuscript Accepted: February 25, 1988
Published: May 1, 1988

Citation
Masanobu Takahashi, Shuichi Tai, Kazuo Kyuma, and Koichi Hamanaka, "Effect of reflections on the drift characteristics of a fiber-optic passive ring-resonator gyro," Opt. Lett. 13, 413-415 (1988)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-13-5-413


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