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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 1997
  • pp: 129–131

High-sensitivity mode-locked fiber laser gyroscope

Bong Wan Lee, Ho Jin Jeong, and Byoung Yoon Kim  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 129-131 (1997)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.22.000129


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Abstract

We report significant performance improvement of a mode-locked fiber laser gyroscope. A Fabry–Perot cavity GaAlAs laser diode whose front facet was antireflection coated was used as a gain medium. The rms noise equivalent rotation rate measured with a time-interval counter was improved to 0.06deg/√h. The long-term drift of the gyroscope signal was reduced to 100deg/√h after a polarizer was inserted into the laser cavity formed with a polarization-maintaining fiber.

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Bong Wan Lee, Ho Jin Jeong, and Byoung Yoon Kim, "High-sensitivity mode-locked fiber laser gyroscope," Opt. Lett. 22, 129-131 (1997)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-22-2-129


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