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Novel analog phase tracker for interferometric fiber optic sensor applications
Author(s): Timothy A. Berkoff; Alan D. Kersey; Robert P. Moeller
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Paper Abstract

A simple phase tracking circuit for interferometric fiber sensors is described. The scheme is based on the generation of sine and cosine dependent interferometric outputs using phase generated carrier homodyne detection, and cross-multiplication of these outputs with sine/cosine components of an electronically adjustable phase term. The use of the scheme for providing wide dynamic range sensing with an open loop fiber gyroscope is also reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1367, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors VIII, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.47690
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Timothy A. Berkoff, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Alan D. Kersey, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Robert P. Moeller, Naval Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1367:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors VIII
Ramon P. DePaula; Eric Udd, Editor(s)

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