Fiber-optic gyroscopes

  title={Fiber-optic gyroscopes},
  author={George Attila Pavlath},
  journal={Proceedings of LEOS'94},
  pages={237-238 vol.2}
  • G. Pavlath
  • Published 31 October 1994
  • Physics
  • Proceedings of LEOS'94
Fiber optic sensors have been under development worldwide for a multitude of applications during the last twenty years. One of the first fiber sensors to begin production is the fiber-optic gyroscope or equivalently the fiber gyro. The history of the fiber gyro is characterized by an early discovery of the basic physical mechanism which then lay fallow for decades until the necessary enabling technologies were developed. The author describes briefly the history of fiber gyro product development… 

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