Accession Number : ADD014438

Title :   Passive Stabilization of a Fiber Optic Nonlinear Interferometric Sensor.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 20 May 88, Patented 21 Nov 89,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Koo, Kee P ; Bucholtz, Frank ; Dandridge, Anthony

Report Date : 21 Nov 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : Three sampling circuits, a subtraction circuit, and a divider circuit cooperate to sample an output signal from a nonlinear interferometric sensor at proper times, to subtract output signal samples to obtain a difference signal, and to divide an output signal sample into the difference signal to remove noise-induced modulation from the output signal. Patents. (jhd)

Descriptors :   *OPTICAL INTERFEROMETERS, *FIBER OPTICS, *OPTICAL FILTERS, DETECTORS, INTERFEROMETRY, MODULATION, ONLINE SYSTEMS, OUTPUT, PASSIVE SYSTEMS, PATENTS, SAMPLING, SIGNALS, STABILIZATION, OPTICAL PROCESSING, NOISE REDUCTION

Subject Categories : Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE