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  • Vol. 8, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 1983
  • pp: 644–646

Passive fiber-optic ring resonator for rotation sensing

R. E. Meyer, S. Ezekiel, D. W. Stowe, and V. J. Tekippe  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 8, Issue 12, pp. 644-646 (1983)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.8.000644


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Abstract

A passive fiber-optic resonator technique for rotation sensing has been investigated. Preliminary data show a noise-equivalent rotation-rate sensitivity of 0.5°/h (τ = 1 sec), which is an order of magnitude above the photon-shot-noise limit. The major sources of error and ways of reducing such errors are discussed.

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R. E. Meyer, S. Ezekiel, D. W. Stowe, and V. J. Tekippe, "Passive fiber-optic ring resonator for rotation sensing," Opt. Lett. 8, 644-646 (1983)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-8-12-644


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