19 September 1983 Distortion-Induced Magnetic Field Bias In The Square Ring Laser
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Proceedings Volume 0412, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors I; (1983) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.935820
Event: 1983 Technical Symposium East, 1983, Arlington, United States
Abstract
The square ring laser, unlike the triangular ring, can exhibit a bias due to the combined effect of slight nonplanar deformations (a reciprocal rotation effect) and an applied magnetic field (a nonreciprocal rotator). In this paper, the bias as a function of net tilt out-of-plane, magnetic field and net mirror retardance is calculated and its importance as an error source in the planar square ring laser gyroscope is discussed.
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David A. Smith, David A. Smith, } "Distortion-Induced Magnetic Field Bias In The Square Ring Laser", Proc. SPIE 0412, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors I, (19 September 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.935820; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.935820
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