Accession Number : ADD001278

Title :   High Performance Ring Laser Gyroscope with Magneto-Optical Bias.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Walter, John F , Jr

Report Date : 30 Jul 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent describes a ring laser gyroscope capable of producing an output signal at low rates of angular rotation. A differential magneto-optical bias system eliminates the requirement of extreme stability in the bias system.

Descriptors :   *GYROSCOPES, *PATENTS, RING LASERS, MAGNETOOPTICS, FARADAY EFFECT, RATES, ROTATION, DETECTORS

Subject Categories : Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE