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Lithium Niobate Serrodyne Frequency Translator for Fiber-Optic Gyroscopes
Author(s): L. M. Johnson; C. H. Cox
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Paper Abstract

Progress in developing serrodyne frequency shifters for fiber gyroscopes is reviewed. The objective of this work has been to maximize sideband suppression and minimize the effects of small variations in input polarization on device performance. The LiNb03 device described here utilizes a specialized sawtooth drive circuit and single-polarization wave-guides to achieve 41-dB sideband suppression.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 March 1987
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0719, Fiber Optic Gyros: 10th Anniversary Conf, (11 March 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937549
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L. M. Johnson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
C. H. Cox, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0719:
Fiber Optic Gyros: 10th Anniversary Conf
Eric Udd, Editor(s)

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