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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2005
  • pp: 17–19

All-fiber single-mode fiber frequency-modulated continuous-wave Sagnac gyroscope

Jesse Zheng  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 1, pp. 17-19 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.000017


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Abstract

An all-fiber single-mode fiber unbalanced Sagnac gyroscope is described. The gyroscope is based on optical frequency-modulated continuous-wave interference and consists primarily of four Y-type single-mode fiber directional couplers and a single-mode fiber coil. The rotational velocity of the fiber coil is determined simultaneously by detection of the phase shift of the beat signal. The advantages and limitations of the gyroscope are discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(060.2800) Fiber optics and optical communications : Gyroscopes

Citation
Jesse Zheng, "All-fiber single-mode fiber frequency-modulated continuous-wave Sagnac gyroscope," Opt. Lett. 30, 17-19 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-1-17


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