Abstract

In this paper, we propose a kind of phase conjugate fiber optic gyroscope (FOG). The natural time reversal property of the phase conjugation process can eliminate much of the nonreciprocal effects in optical gyroscope, so this can improve the FOG performance for better applications. We use the degenerate four-wave mixing (DFWM) process to generate counter-propagating phase conjugated waves with the advantage that this process is free from phase matching constrains. DFWM is also a parametric amplification process, so this can remedy the power attenuation in the interacting process and improve the signal to noise ratio. This method can improve sensitivity of the FOG as well. We also take advantage of the evanescent field outside the optical waveguide to interact with the imposed pump field. In this way, we can maximize the nonlinear interaction through choosing proper waveguide dimensions and the cladding materials.

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2012 (1)

M. A. Terrel, M. Digonnet, S. Fan, "Resonant fiber optic gyroscope using an air-core fiber," J. Lightwave Technol. 30 , 931-937 (2012).

2008 (1)

F. X. Gu, L. Zhang, X. F. Yin, L. M. Tong, "Polymer Single-Nanowire Optical Sensor," Nano Lett. 8, 2757-2761 (2008).

2004 (3)

F. L. Kien, V. I. Balykin, K. Hakuta, "Atom trap and waveguide using a two-color evanescent light field around a subwavelength-diameter optical fiber," Phys. Rev. A 70, 063403, (2004).

M. A. Foster, K. D. Moll, A. L. Gaeta, "Optimal waveguide dimensions for nonlinear interactions," Opt. Exp. 12, 2880-2887 (2004).

L. Tong, J. Lou, E. Mazur, "Single-mode guiding properties of subwavelength-diameter silica and silicon wire waveguides," Opt. Exp. 12, 1025-1035 (2004).

2001 (2)

V. G. Bordo, H. G. Rubahn, "Two-photon evanescent-wave spectroscopy of alkali-metal atoms," Phys. Rev. A 60, 1538-1548 (2001).

N. Barbour, G. Schmidt, "Inertial sensor technology trends," IEEE Sens. J. 1, 332-339 (2001).

1998 (1)

B. Vohnsen, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, "Near-field optical microscopy with a phase-conjugating mirror," Opt. Commun. 148, 331-337 (1998).

1994 (3)

1992 (1)

M. Samoc, P. N. Prasad, "Dynamics of resonant third-order optical nonlinearity in perlyene tetracarboxylic dianhydride studied by monitoring first- and second-order diffractions in subpicosecond degenerate four-wave mixing," J. Chem. Phys. 91, 6643-6649 (1992).

1988 (1)

P. Yeh, T. Y. Chang, M. D. Ewbank, "Model for mutually pumped phase conjugation," J. Opt. Soc. Amer. B 5, 1743-1749 (1988).

1987 (2)

S. Weiss, S. Sternklar, B. Fisher, "Double phase-conjugate mirror: Analysis, demonstration, and applications," Opt. Lett. 12 , 114-116 (1987).

I. McMichael, P. Beckwith, P. Yeh, "Phase-conjugate multimode fiber gyro," Opt. Lett. 12, 1023-1025 (1987).

1986 (1)

P. Yeh, I. McMichael, M. Khoshnevisan, "Phase-conjugate fiber-optic gyro," Appl. Opt. 25, 1029 -1030 (1986).

1985 (1)

W. W. Chow, J. Gea-Banacloche, L. M. Pedrotti, V. E. Sanders, W. Schleich, M. O. Scully, "The ring laser gyro ," Rev. Mod. Phys. 57, 61-104 (1985).

1983 (1)

1981 (1)

1977 (1)

R. W. Hellwarth, "Generation of time-reversed wave fronts by nonlinear refraction," J. Opt. Soc. Amer. 67, 1-3 (1977).

1967 (1)

E. J. Post, "Sagnac effect," Rev. Mod. Phys. 39, 475-493 (1967).

Nano Lett. (1)

F. X. Gu, L. Zhang, X. F. Yin, L. M. Tong, "Polymer Single-Nanowire Optical Sensor," Nano Lett. 8, 2757-2761 (2008).

Phys. Rev. A (1)

F. L. Kien, V. I. Balykin, K. Hakuta, "Atom trap and waveguide using a two-color evanescent light field around a subwavelength-diameter optical fiber," Phys. Rev. A 70, 063403, (2004).

Appl. Opt. (2)

P. Yeh, I. McMichael, M. Khoshnevisan, "Phase-conjugate fiber-optic gyro," Appl. Opt. 25, 1029 -1030 (1986).

M. L. Dennis, J.-C. Diels, "Analysis of a ring-laser gyroscope with intracavity phase-conjugate coupling ," Appl. Opt. 33, 1659-1672 (1994).

IEEE Sens. J. (1)

N. Barbour, G. Schmidt, "Inertial sensor technology trends," IEEE Sens. J. 1, 332-339 (2001).

J. Chem. Phys. (1)

M. Samoc, P. N. Prasad, "Dynamics of resonant third-order optical nonlinearity in perlyene tetracarboxylic dianhydride studied by monitoring first- and second-order diffractions in subpicosecond degenerate four-wave mixing," J. Chem. Phys. 91, 6643-6649 (1992).

J. Lightwave Technol. (1)

M. A. Terrel, M. Digonnet, S. Fan, "Resonant fiber optic gyroscope using an air-core fiber," J. Lightwave Technol. 30 , 931-937 (2012).

J. Opt. Soc. Amer. (1)

R. W. Hellwarth, "Generation of time-reversed wave fronts by nonlinear refraction," J. Opt. Soc. Amer. 67, 1-3 (1977).

J. Opt. Soc. Amer. B (1)

P. Yeh, T. Y. Chang, M. D. Ewbank, "Model for mutually pumped phase conjugation," J. Opt. Soc. Amer. B 5, 1743-1749 (1988).

Opt. Exp. (1)

S. K. Kim, H. K. Kim, B. Y. Kim, " $Er^{3+}$ -doped fiber ring laser for gyroscope applications," Opt. Exp. 19, 1810-1812 (1994).

Opt. Commun. (1)

B. Vohnsen, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, "Near-field optical microscopy with a phase-conjugating mirror," Opt. Commun. 148, 331-337 (1998).

Opt. Exp. (1)

C. Koos, L. Jacome, C. Poulton, J. Leuthold, W. Freude, " Nonlinear silicon-on-insulator waveguides for all-optical signal processing," Opt. Exp. 15, 5976-5990 ( 2007).

Opt. Exp. (2)

M. A. Foster, K. D. Moll, A. L. Gaeta, "Optimal waveguide dimensions for nonlinear interactions," Opt. Exp. 12, 2880-2887 (2004).

L. Tong, J. Lou, E. Mazur, "Single-mode guiding properties of subwavelength-diameter silica and silicon wire waveguides," Opt. Exp. 12, 1025-1035 (2004).

Opt. Lett. (1)

I. McMichael, P. Yeh, P. Beckwith, "Correction of polarization and modal scrambling in multimode fibres by phase conjugation," Opt. Lett. 12, 507-509 (1987 ).

Opt. Lett. (5)

Phys. Rev. A (1)

V. G. Bordo, H. G. Rubahn, "Two-photon evanescent-wave spectroscopy of alkali-metal atoms," Phys. Rev. A 60, 1538-1548 (2001).

Phys. Rev. B (1)

L. J. Gu, H. Huang, Z. Z. Gan, "Sagnac effect of excitonic polaritons," Phys. Rev. B 84, 075402, (2011 ).

Rev. Mod. Phys. (1)

E. J. Post, "Sagnac effect," Rev. Mod. Phys. 39, 475-493 (1967).

Rev. Mod. Phys. (1)

W. W. Chow, J. Gea-Banacloche, L. M. Pedrotti, V. E. Sanders, W. Schleich, M. O. Scully, "The ring laser gyro ," Rev. Mod. Phys. 57, 61-104 (1985).

Other (2)

R. W. Boyd. Nonlinear Optics, 3rd ed. New York, NY, USA: Academic, 2008, pp. 211--228..

G. A. Sanders, L. K. Strandjord, and T. Qiu, “Hollow Core Fiber Optic Ring Resonator for Rotation Sensing,” in Proc. 18th Opt. Fiber Sens. Conf. , 2006..

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