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  • Vol. 9, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 1984
  • pp: 378–380

Phase-reading, all-fiber-optic gyroscope

B. Y. Kim and H. J. Shaw  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 9, Issue 8, pp. 378-380 (1984)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.9.000378


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Abstract

An open-loop, all-fiber-optic gyroscope with wide dynamic range and linear scale factor is described. This novel approach converts the Sagnac phase shift into a phase shift in a low-frequency electronic signal by using optical phase modulation followed by amplitude modulation of the electronic signal. Preliminary experimental results verify the theoretical predictions.

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History
Original Manuscript: April 5, 1984
Manuscript Accepted: May 17, 1984
Published: August 1, 1984

Citation
B. Y. Kim and H. J. Shaw, "Phase-reading, all-fiber-optic gyroscope," Opt. Lett. 9, 378-380 (1984)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-9-8-378


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