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Gyroscope based on a crystalline optical WGM microresonator (Conference Presentation)

Paper Abstract

We report on a study of performance of both active and passive optical gyroscopes based on high finesse crystalline whispering gallery mode (WGM) resonators. We show that the sensitivity of the devices is ultimately limited due to the nonlinearity of the resonator host material. A gyroscope characterized with 0.02 deg/hr^1/2 angle random walk and 2 deg/hr bias drift is demonstrated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 April 2017
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 10090, Laser Resonators, Microresonators, and Beam Control XIX, 1009018 (21 April 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2256703
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Wei Liang, OEwaves, Inc. (United States)
Vladimir S. Ilchenko, OEwaves, Inc. (United States)
Danny Eliyahu, OEwaves, Inc. (United States)
Anatoliy A. Savchenkov, OEwaves, Inc. (United States)
Andrey B. Matsko, OEwaves, Inc. (United States)
Lute Maleki, OEwaves, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10090:
Laser Resonators, Microresonators, and Beam Control XIX
Alexis V. Kudryashov; Alan H. Paxton; Vladimir S. Ilchenko, Editor(s)

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