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The Phase Conjugate Ring Laser Gyro (m*RLG)
Author(s): M. M. Tehrani
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Paper Abstract

We propose a new optical device for measuring inertial rotation. The device uses the nonreciprocal frequency shifts of the self-oscillations generated in a phase conjugate ring cavity under rotation. We present the analysis of this concept and obtain the scale factor equation of such a gyro. The results of a preliminary experiment are also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 September 1983
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0412, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors I, (19 September 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.935815
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M. M. Tehrani, Honeywell Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0412:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors I
Emery L. Moore; O. Glenn Ramer, Editor(s)

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