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Potpourri of comments about the fiber optic gyro for its 40th anniversary, and how fascinating it was and it still is!
Author(s): Hervé C. Lefèvre
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Paper Abstract

This 40th anniversary is the opportunity to recall how fascinating is the fiber-optic gyro with its potential perfection. Pure unaided strapdown inertial navigation yielding drift of less than one nautical mile in a month has been demonstrated in a laboratory. This paper also adds several comments about points that could be better known and should be outlined.

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Date Published: 12 May 2016
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 9852, Fiber Optic Sensors and Applications XIII, 985203 (12 May 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2229082
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Hervé C. Lefèvre, iXBlue SAS (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9852:
Fiber Optic Sensors and Applications XIII
Eric Udd; Gary Pickrell; Henry H. Du, Editor(s)

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