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Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering For Optical Fiber Gyrocopes
Author(s): Julian P.G. Bristow; Albert C.T. We; M. Keur; Greg Lukas; Daniel M . Ott; S. Sriram
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Paper Abstract

Fiber optic gyroscopes are of interest for low-cost, high performance rotation sensors. Integrated optical implementations of the processing optics offer the hope of mass-production, and associated cost reductions. The development of a suitable integrated optical system has been reported by other authors at a wavelength of 850nm [1]. Despite strong technical advantages at 1.3μm wavelength [2], no results have yet appeared. This wavelength is preferred for telecommunications applications applications, thus significantly reduced fiber costs may be realized. Lithium niobate is relatively immune from the photorefractive effect at this wavelength, whereas it is not at at 850nm [3].

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 March 1988
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0835, Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering V, (10 March 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.942365
Show Author Affiliations
Julian P.G. Bristow, Amphenol Fiber Optic Products (United States)
Albert C.T. We, Amphenol Fiber Optic Products (United States)
M. Keur, Amphenol Fiber Optic Products (United States)
Greg Lukas, Amphenol Fiber Optic Products (United States)
Daniel M . Ott, Amphenol Fiber Optic Products (United States)
S. Sriram, Amphenol Fiber Optic Products (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0835:
Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering V
Mark A. Mentzer, Editor(s)

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