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Analysis of vibration error in fiber optic gyroscope
Author(s): Ningfang Song; Chunxi Zhang; Xinzhen Du
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Paper Abstract

Fiber Optic Gyro (FOG) is the most typical application example of fiber optic rate sensor. Theoretically, as the potential inertial sensor of next generation, FOG shows considerable advantages over mechanical gyro in many aspects, such as all-solid-state configuration, no-spinning part and etc. Its promising features bring the following performance: vibration-proof and interference-proof and high reliability. As to the practical application, shock and vibration should be considered when the potential drift sources are concerned. The stress change of fiber coil, the vibration of the optical device pigtail and structural resonance would increase dynamic error. Recently, the engineers on development of FOG and its strapdown system focus on how to eliminate or decrease the vibration error of FOG and make good advantage of this kind of gyro.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 2002
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4920, Advanced Sensor Systems and Applications, (9 September 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.481959
Show Author Affiliations
Ningfang Song, Beijing Univ. of Aeronautics and Astronautics (China)
Chunxi Zhang, Beijing Univ. of Aeronautics and Astronautics (China)
Xinzhen Du, Beijing Univ. of Aeronautics and Astronautics (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4920:
Advanced Sensor Systems and Applications
Yun-Jiang Rao; Julian D. C. Jones; Hiroshi Naruse; Robert I. Chen, Editor(s)

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