23 July 1976 Fiber Laser Gyroscopes
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Proceedings Volume 0077, Fibers and Integrated Optics; (1976) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.975720
Event: 1976 SPIE/SPSE Technical Symposium East, 1976, Reston, United States
The application of the optical fiber waveguides to laser gyroscopes is divided into two sections: 1) The ring interferometer and 2) The ring laser. Experiments show that a well defined, stable interference pattern can be obtained using a single mode fiber. This together with the experimentally obtained coupling efficiency of laser radiation into the fiber (-50%) indicate that in addition to a sensitive ring interferometer gyroscope a ring laser gyroscope can be built using a single mode fiber waveguide as the passive part of the laser cavity.
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V. Vali, V. Vali, R. W. Shorthill, R. W. Shorthill, } "Fiber Laser Gyroscopes", Proc. SPIE 0077, Fibers and Integrated Optics, (23 July 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.975720; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.975720


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