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Fiber optic gyros for space, marine, and aviation applications
Author(s): Glen A. Sanders; Bogdan Szafraniec; Ren-Young Liu; Clarence L. Laskoskie; Lee K. Strandjord; George Weed
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Paper Abstract

Fiber-optic gyroscopes (FOGs) are under development at Honeywell as the primary next generation inertial sensor. The open-loop FOG technology has been successfully transitioned to production for attitude heading reference systems and the results of this effort are reported. New developments in closed-loop FOG technology aimed at high performance space applications and at navigation grade aviation applications, are underway. In the former case, results on a high precision FOG are reported. In the latter case, special emphasis is placed on improvements of depolarized FOG technology, which promises to produce a low cost navigation grade sensor.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 November 1996
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2837, Fiber Optic Gyros: 20th Anniversary Conference, (12 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.258208
Show Author Affiliations
Glen A. Sanders, Honeywell Inc. (United States)
Bogdan Szafraniec, Honeywell Inc. (United States)
Ren-Young Liu, Honeywell Inc. (United States)
Clarence L. Laskoskie, Honeywell Inc. (United States)
Lee K. Strandjord, Honeywell Inc. (United States)
George Weed, Honeywell Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2837:
Fiber Optic Gyros: 20th Anniversary Conference
Eric Udd; Herve C. Lefevre; Kazuo Hotate, Editor(s)

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