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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1992
  • pp: 85–87

Single-mode optical fiber goniometer

M. D. Mermelstein and J. A. Blodgett  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 17, Issue 1, pp. 85-87 (1992)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.17.000085


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Abstract

A two-element single-mode optical fiber goniometer that uses graded-index microlens receivers is presented that measures the angular orientation of a remote laser. The goniometer exhibits a sensitivity of 1.0 V/mrad and a calculated shot-noise-limited angular resolution of 1.0 nrad / Hz.

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History
Original Manuscript: September 10, 1991
Published: January 1, 1992

Citation
M. D. Mermelstein and J. A. Blodgett, "Single-mode optical fiber goniometer," Opt. Lett. 17, 85-87 (1992)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-17-1-85


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