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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 1994
  • pp: 1219–1221

Ring-laser gyro with spatially resolved eigenstates

Marc Vallet, Nam Huu Tran, Pierre Tanguy, Albert Le Floch, and Fabien Bretenaker  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 16, pp. 1219-1221 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.19.001219


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Abstract

The spatial resolution of laser eigenstates is applied to ring geometry. A bidirectional optical diode based on the Faraday effect and nonreciprocal intracavity losses is theoretically and experimentally investigated. This novel optical diode combined with spatial separation provides a biased gyro with no lock-in band.

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Original Manuscript: March 9, 1994
Published: August 15, 1994

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Marc Vallet, Nam Huu Tran, Pierre Tanguy, Albert Le Floch, and Fabien Bretenaker, "Ring-laser gyro with spatially resolved eigenstates," Opt. Lett. 19, 1219-1221 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-19-16-1219


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