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Coherent Backscatter In Optical Fibre Gyroscopes
Author(s): I. P. Giles; B. Culshaw
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Paper Abstract

Rayleigh backscatter from the sensing coil in an optical fibre gyroscope has for some time been recognised as a source of rotation rate error. This paper describes an analysis which describes the correlation between the backscatter beams in each direction and discusses some of the systems implications of this correlation.

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: 10.1117/12.945106
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I. P. Giles, University of Strathclyde (UK)
B. Culshaw, University of Strathclyde (UK)


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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