Accession Number : ADD015569

Title :   Fiber Optic Gyroscopes with Depolarized Light.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 25 Aug 92,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Kersey, Alan D ; Burns, W K ; Moeller, R P

Report Date : 25 Aug 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 54

Abstract : The present invention relates to fiber optic gyroscopes, and in particular to the use of depolarized light in fiber optic gyroscopes without input polarizers, and to the use of ordinary non-polarization preserving fiber in the gyro coil.

Descriptors :   *GYROSCOPES, *FIBER OPTICS, *PATENT APPLICATIONS, DEPOLARIZATION, BIREFRINGENCE

Subject Categories : Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE