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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2009
  • pp: 875–877

Laser-driven photonic-bandgap fiber optic gyroscope with negligible Kerr-induced drift

Vinayak Dangui, Michel J.F. Digonnet, and Gordon S. Kino  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 7, pp. 875-877 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.000875


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Abstract

We predict theoretically and confirm experimentally that the Kerr-induced phase drift of a fiber optic gyroscope (FOG) operated with a laser instead of a broadband source is virtually eliminated when the sensing coil is made of an air-core photonic-bandgap fiber. This is the first demonstration of a laser-driven FOG with a Kerr-induced drift low enough to meet the inertial navigation requirement for a 10 - h transcontinental flight.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2300) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber measurements
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: November 13, 2008
Revised Manuscript: November 13, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: November 14, 2008
Published: March 16, 2009

Citation
Vinayak Dangui, Michel J. F. Digonnet, and Gordon S. Kino, "Laser-driven photonic-bandgap fiber optic gyroscope with negligible Kerr-induced drift," Opt. Lett. 34, 875-877 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-7-875

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