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Progress in fiber optic gyro development and application
Author(s): Wilfried Auch
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Paper Abstract

The Alcatel SEL single-axis fiber-optic gyros are described. Application areas are identified and rationale is given for the use of fiber-optic gyros in the different market segments. The applications reach from retrofit of mechanical rate gyros to integrated navigation systems. The ongoing development and engineering effort is concentrating on multiple-axes solutions with reduced size and optimized manufacturing cost. The most promising subsystem is a tactical grade inertial measurement unit with a fiber-optic gyro triad as rotation rate sensors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 March 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2070, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors XI, (9 March 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.169895
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Wilfried Auch, Alcatel SEL AG (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2070:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors XI
Ramon P. DePaula, Editor(s)

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