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Integrated Optics Comporents For Fiber Gyroscopes and Observation of the Photorefractive Effect in LiNbO[sub]3[/sub] Directional Couplers at GaAs Wavelengths
Author(s): C. T. Mueller; E. Garmire
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Paper Abstract

The current status of integrated optics components for fiber gyro applications is reviewed. Progress on the reduction of loss in these components including coupling loss, propagation loss, and bending loss is summarized. Preliminary experimental results on the photorefractive effect in Ti-indiffused LiNbO3 directional couplers at GaAs wavelengths are presented. The photorefractive effect, measured as a drift in the switching state, has been observed for intensities (powers) as low as 32 W/cm2 (3.2 at 0.85

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Date Published: 19 September 1983
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0412, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors I, (19 September 1983);
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C. T. Mueller, University of Southern California (United States)
E. Garmire, University of Southern California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0412:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors I
Emery L. Moore; O. Glenn Ramer, Editor(s)

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