Dual-Polarization Two-Port Fiber-Optic Gyroscope

  • Zinan Wang

Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

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This thesis demonstrates and investigates novel dual-polarization interferometric fiber-optic gyroscope (IFOG) configurations, which utilize optical compensation between two orthogonal polarizations to suppress errors caused by polarization nonreciprocity. Further, it provides a scheme for dual-polarization two-port IFOGs and details their unique benefits.

Dual-polarization IFOGs break through the restriction of the "minimal scheme," which conventional IFOGs are based on. These innovative new IFOGs have unique properties: They require no polarizer and have two ports available for signal detection. As such, they open new avenues for IFOGs to achieve lower costs and higher sensitivity.


Fiber-Optic Gyroscope Sagnac Effect Rotation Sensor Polarization Nonreciprocity Error Optical Compensation Dual-Polarization Two-Port Detection Minimal Scheme

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  • Zinan Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Agricultural Bank of China BeijingChina

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  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-2835-9
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-2836-6
  • Series Print ISSN 2190-5053
  • Series Online ISSN 2190-5061
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