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Distortion-Induced Magnetic Field Bias In The Square Ring Laser
Author(s): David A. Smith
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Paper Abstract

The square ring laser, unlike the triangular ring, can exhibit a bias due to the combined effect of slight nonplanar deformations (a reciprocal rotation effect) and an applied magnetic field (a nonreciprocal rotator). In this paper, the bias as a function of net tilt out-of-plane, magnetic field and net mirror retardance is calculated and its importance as an error source in the planar square ring laser gyroscope is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 September 1983
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0412, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors I, (19 September 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.935820
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David A. Smith, The Singer Company (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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