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Title: Long-Term Stability of an Area-Reversible Atom-Interferometer Sagnac Gyroscope

Abstract

We report the first demonstration of a matter-wave interference gyroscope that meets both the short-term noise and long-term stability requirements for high accuracy navigation. This performance level resulted from implementation of a novel technique to precisely reverse the input axis of the gyroscope.

Authors:
; ;  [1];  [2];  [2]
  1. Department of Physics and Astronomy, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602 (United States)
  2. (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20861466
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review Letters; Journal Volume: 97; Journal Issue: 24; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.97.240801; (c) 2006 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; ACCURACY; ATOMS; GYROSCOPES; INTERFERENCE; INTERFEROMETERS; NAVIGATION; NOISE; PERFORMANCE; STABILITY

Citation Formats

Durfee, D. S., Shaham, Y. K., Kasevich, M. A., Department of Physics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520-8120, and Department of Physics, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305-4060. Long-Term Stability of an Area-Reversible Atom-Interferometer Sagnac Gyroscope. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.97.240801.
Durfee, D. S., Shaham, Y. K., Kasevich, M. A., Department of Physics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520-8120, & Department of Physics, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305-4060. Long-Term Stability of an Area-Reversible Atom-Interferometer Sagnac Gyroscope. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.97.240801.
Durfee, D. S., Shaham, Y. K., Kasevich, M. A., Department of Physics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520-8120, and Department of Physics, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305-4060. Fri . "Long-Term Stability of an Area-Reversible Atom-Interferometer Sagnac Gyroscope". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.97.240801.
@article{osti_20861466,
title = {Long-Term Stability of an Area-Reversible Atom-Interferometer Sagnac Gyroscope},
author = {Durfee, D. S. and Shaham, Y. K. and Kasevich, M. A. and Department of Physics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520-8120 and Department of Physics, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305-4060},
abstractNote = {We report the first demonstration of a matter-wave interference gyroscope that meets both the short-term noise and long-term stability requirements for high accuracy navigation. This performance level resulted from implementation of a novel technique to precisely reverse the input axis of the gyroscope.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.97.240801},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 24,
volume = 97,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Dec 15 00:00:00 EST 2006},
month = {Fri Dec 15 00:00:00 EST 2006}
}
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