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19 September 2011 Hybrid integration of fiber optic gyroscopes operating in harsh environments
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The development of the first fully integrated 4-channel fiber optic gyroscope "optical engine" is presented. The optical engine integrates the equivalent of more than 24 discrete optical components into a hybrid chip with a size of 67x11x3 mm. After the optical engine is spliced to fiber sensor coils, the performance of the gyroscope has been benchmarked to be equivalent to the performance of a navigation grade gyroscope fabricated with discrete components.
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William K. Bischel, Mikhail A. Kouchnir, Martin Bitter, Ram Yahalom, and Edward W. Taylor "Hybrid integration of fiber optic gyroscopes operating in harsh environments", Proc. SPIE 8164, Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments V, 81640Q (19 September 2011); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.895249
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