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Depolarized interferometer fiber optic gyro with improved polarization error suppression
Author(s): Clarence L. Laskoskie; Bogdan Szafraniec; W. Trammell
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Paper Abstract

We describe sources of polarization errors in depolarized IFOGs and methods for enhancing their suppression. A test-gyro circuit and associated experimental results showing 0.1 degree/hour (one-sigma) open-loop bias stability over a thermally dynamic environment are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 March 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1795, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors X, (5 March 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141236
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Clarence L. Laskoskie, Honeywell Systems and Research Ctr. (United States)
Bogdan Szafraniec, Honeywell Systems and Research Ctr. (United States)
W. Trammell, U.S. Army Strategic Defense Command (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1795:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors X
Eric Udd; Ramon P. DePaula, Editor(s)

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