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Rayleigh Backscattering In Optical Passive Ring-Resonator Gyro
Author(s): K. Iwatsuki; K. Hotate; M. Higashiguchi
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Paper Abstract

The Rayleigh backscattering in Optical Passive Ring-Resonator Gyro (OPRG) is newly formulated in consideration of the temporal coherence of the optical source. This scattering degrades the gyro linearity due to its resonance peak splitting under the rotation. The theoretical limit of rotation sensing is also computed considering the optical source coherence.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 November 1984
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0514, 2nd Intl Conf on Optical Fiber Sensors: OFS'84, (12 November 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.945105
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K. Iwatsuki, University of Tokyo (Japan)
K. Hotate, University of Tokyo (Japan)
M. Higashiguchi, University of Tokyo (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0514:
2nd Intl Conf on Optical Fiber Sensors: OFS'84
Ralf Th. Kersten; Rainer Kist, Editor(s)

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