1 April 1996 High-resolution distance meter using optical modulators at 3.5 GHz
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Abstract
A high resolution distance meter has been made using optical wave-guide modulators. The modulation frequencies for the optical modulators are around 3.5 GHz, while the modulation frequencies of optical intensity are around 7 GHz because the modulation bias voltages are set to peak points of the electro-optic characteristic. The distance meter was evaluated in the NRLM tunnel. The measurement resolution is 15 micrometers of a standard deviation for a distance range of 0.5 m to 5 m after a correction of a cyclic error.
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Ichiro Fujima, Ichiro Fujima, Katuo Seta, Katuo Seta, Hirokazu Matsumoto, Hirokazu Matsumoto, Hisashi Yoshida, Hisashi Yoshida, "High-resolution distance meter using optical modulators at 3.5 GHz", Proc. SPIE 2684, High-Speed Semiconductor Laser Sources, (1 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.236947; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.236947
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