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An On-chip Optical Brillouin Gyroscope with Earth-Rotation-Rate Sensitivity

Vahala, K. and Lai, Y. H. and Suh, M. G. (2019) An On-chip Optical Brillouin Gyroscope with Earth-Rotation-Rate Sensitivity. In: CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science 2019. Optical Society of America , Washington, DC, Art. No. FTu3B.1. ISBN 978-1-943580-57-6.

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A chip-based gyroscope is demonstrated that uses counter-propagating Brillouin lasers to measure rotation as a Sagnac-induced frequency shift. Demonstration of rotation measurement below the Earth rotation rate is presented. Prospects for improved performance are discussed.

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Additional Information:© 2019 The Author(s). The authors gratefully acknowledge the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) under the PRIGM:AIMS program (grant no. N66001-16-1-4046) and the Kavli Nanoscience Institute.
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Office of Naval Research (ONR)N66001-16-1-4046
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Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)UNSPECIFIED
Classification Code:OCIS codes: (140.3370) Laser gyroscopes; (130.0130) Integrated optics
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Official Citation:K. Vahala, Y. H. Lai, and M. G. Suh, "An On-chip Optical Brillouin Gyroscope with Earth-Rotation-Rate Sensitivity," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2019), paper FTu3B.1
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