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Single-channel phase-tracker for the open-loop fiber optic gyroscope
Author(s): Alan D. Kersey; Robert P. Moeller; Timothy A. Berkoff; William K. Burns
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Paper Abstract

The present, simplified analog signal-processing technique for an open-loop FOG is based on Kersey and Moeller's (1990) closed-loop phase-shift-nulling concept. This approach emulates the operation of a true closed-loop gyroscope on the basis of low-cost phase tracking, and furnishes a linear output from an open-loop gyro configuration over a +/- 2-pi radian range in Sagnac phase shift. Good linearity and comparatively low noise and drift characteristics are obtained.

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Date Published: 1 February 1992
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1585, Fiber Optic Gyros: 15th Anniversary Conf, (1 February 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.135048
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Alan D. Kersey, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Robert P. Moeller, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Timothy A. Berkoff, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
William K. Burns, Naval Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1585:
Fiber Optic Gyros: 15th Anniversary Conf

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