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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1996
  • pp: 92–94

Mode-locked fiber laser gyroscope based on a distributed-feedback semiconductor laser amplifier

Kyung Hyun Park, Ho Sung Cho, Dong Hoon Jang, Bong Wan Lee, and Byoung Yoon Kim  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 92-94 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.000092


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Abstract

A mode-locked fiber laser gyroscope is reported that uses a distributed-feedback semiconductor laser amplifier as the gain medium. Stable mode-locked optical pulses were obtained without gain competition, and the pulse interval could be measured with much-improved accuracy as a function of rotation rate. The rms noise equivalent rotation rate was measured to be 0.4 deg / h.

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History
Original Manuscript: June 20, 1995
Published: January 1, 1996

Citation
Kyung Hyun Park, Bong Wan Lee, Byoung Yoon Kim, Ho Sung Cho, and Dong Hoon Jang, "Mode-locked fiber laser gyroscope based on a distributed-feedback semiconductor laser amplifier," Opt. Lett. 21, 92-94 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-1-92


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