24 October 2017 The spontaneous emission noise limit of active resonator optical waveguide gyroscope
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Proceedings Volume 10460, AOPC 2017: Optoelectronics and Micro/Nano-Optics; 104600L (2017) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2283394
Event: Applied Optics and Photonics China (AOPC2017), 2017, Beijing, China
Abstract
Active resonators based on optical waveguides can significantly enhance the performance of optical gyroscope due to its loss compensation effect. The spontaneous emission noise (SEN) stemmed from optical gain will broaden the linewidth of the resonator and limit the sensitivity and resolution of active resonator optical gyroscope (AROG). In this paper, we modified the sensitivity formula when the spontaneous emission noise is dominant and analyzed theoretically the performance limitations of the AROG. After considering the spontaneous emission noise source, the resolution can be improved through optimizing the design parameters of the AROG
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Wenxiu Li, Wenxiu Li, Hao Zhang, Hao Zhang, Jian Lin, Jian Lin, Jiaming Liu, Jiaming Liu, Xia Xue, Xia Xue, Anping Huang, Anping Huang, Zhisong Xiao, Zhisong Xiao, } "The spontaneous emission noise limit of active resonator optical waveguide gyroscope", Proc. SPIE 10460, AOPC 2017: Optoelectronics and Micro/Nano-Optics, 104600L (24 October 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2283394; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2283394
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