1 February 1992 Single-channel phase-tracker for the open-loop fiber optic gyroscope
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Abstract
The present, simplified analog signal-processing technique for an open-loop FOG is based on Kersey and Moeller's (1990) closed-loop phase-shift-nulling concept. This approach emulates the operation of a true closed-loop gyroscope on the basis of low-cost phase tracking, and furnishes a linear output from an open-loop gyro configuration over a +/- 2-pi radian range in Sagnac phase shift. Good linearity and comparatively low noise and drift characteristics are obtained.
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Alan D. Kersey, Alan D. Kersey, Robert P. Moeller, Robert P. Moeller, Timothy A. Berkoff, Timothy A. Berkoff, William K. Burns, William K. Burns, } "Single-channel phase-tracker for the open-loop fiber optic gyroscope", Proc. SPIE 1585, Fiber Optic Gyros: 15th Anniversary Conf, (1 February 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.135048; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.135048
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