19 September 1983 Phase Conjugate Ring Gyroscopes
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Proceedings Volume 0412, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors I; (1983) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.935822
Event: 1983 Technical Symposium East, 1983, Arlington, United States
Abstract
We consider a ring resonator filled with a nonlinear medium which is pumped by a pair of counter-propagating laser beams with the same frequency. As a result of optical four-wave mixing, transmission "gains" are available for the oppositely directed traveling waves sup-ported by the resonator. Thus, oscillation will result provided the coupling is strong enough to overcome the mirror loss. Since the two lasing modes are coherently coupled via four-wave mixing, they are mutually phase conjugated and are invulnerable to frequency pulling due to backscattering. Thus, such a gyro will have a reduced lock-in effect. We will present this new concept as well as the result of our analysis.
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Pochi Yeh, Pochi Yeh, John Tracy, John Tracy, Monte Khoshnevisan, Monte Khoshnevisan, } "Phase Conjugate Ring Gyroscopes", Proc. SPIE 0412, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors I, (19 September 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.935822; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.935822
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