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1 August 1991 Integrated optical device in a fiber gyroscope
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Abstract
Proton exchanged LiNbO3 devices are used advantageously for fiber optical sensors because of the high optical damage threshold, extremely high polarization maintenance, and flexibility of waveguide parameters as a consequence of different annealing procedures. For a fiber optical gyroscope operating at a wavelength of 850 nm, a device has been developed integrating the functions of space filter, polarizer, splitter, and modulators on a single chip. This device has been fabricated by annealed proton exchange (LiNbO3:APE); the fabrication technique is described. The optical parameters of the chip and the results
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Andreas S. Rasch, Rolf Goering, Wolfgang Karthe, Siegmund Schroeter, Wolfgang Ecke, Guenter Schwotzer, and Reinhardt Willsch "Integrated optical device in a fiber gyroscope", Proc. SPIE 1511, Fiber Optic Sensors: Engineering and Applications, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.45987; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.45987
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