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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2013
  • pp: 1337–1339

Fiber gyroscope with a double sensitivity employing a polarization splitter

Kejiang Zhou, Shuming Pan, Shujun Liu, and Keke Hu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 8, pp. 1337-1339 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.001337


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Abstract

An effective method for enhancing the sensitivity of interferometric fiber-optic gyroscope (IFOG) is presented. Light waves propagate twice along the same sensing coil made of polarization-maintaining fiber in different polarization states by inducing a fiber polarization splitter/combining in the IFOG. Preliminary performance data of a gyro prototype exhibits 0.006 ° / h bias stability.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(060.2420) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, polarization-maintaining
(060.2800) Fiber optics and optical communications : Gyroscopes

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: December 5, 2012
Revised Manuscript: March 20, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 22, 2013
Published: April 12, 2013

Citation
Kejiang Zhou, Shuming Pan, Shujun Liu, and Keke Hu, "Fiber gyroscope with a double sensitivity employing a polarization splitter," Opt. Lett. 38, 1337-1339 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-8-1337

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