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Integrated Optics Elements For An Optical Gyro
Author(s): Anthony Lawrence
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Paper Abstract

Laser gyros are beginning to replace "spinning wheel" gyros in some higher-performance applications because they offer lower cost of ownership. However, in applications such as tactical missile guidance their cost is too high for the performance needed. The use of integrated optics will lower the cost of optical gyros. In this paper, the different kinds of optical gyros are compared, and examples of the use of integrated optics elements in the micro-optic gyro are given.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 August 1982
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0317, Integrated Optics and Millimeter and Microwave Integrated Circuits, (2 August 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933087
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Anthony Lawrence, Northrop Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0317:
Integrated Optics and Millimeter and Microwave Integrated Circuits
Bob D. Guenther; William Pittman, Editor(s)

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