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  • Vol. 7, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1982
  • pp: 454–456

All-fiber gyroscope with inertial-navigation short-term sensitivity

H. C. Lefevre, R. A. Bergh, and H. J. Shaw  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 7, Issue 9, pp. 454-456 (1982)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.7.000454


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Abstract

We report new experimental data for an all-fiber gyroscope with a noise density of 0.004(deg/h)2/Hz. This is compatible with the requirements for inertial navigation. Noise contributions from the coherent Rayleigh backscatter when a phase-modulation bias scheme is used and also from acoustic vibrations are discussed.

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History
Original Manuscript: April 19, 1982
Published: September 1, 1982

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H. C. Lefevre, R. A. Bergh, and H. J. Shaw, "All-fiber gyroscope with inertial-navigation short-term sensitivity," Opt. Lett. 7, 454-456 (1982)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-7-9-454


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