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Title: Optical voltage reference

Abstract

An optical voltage reference for providing an alternative to a battery source is described. The optical reference apparatus provides a temperature stable, high precision, isolated voltage reference through the use of optical isolation techniques to eliminate current and impedance coupling errors. Pulse rate frequency modulation is employed to eliminate errors in the optical transmission link while phase-lock feedback is employed to stabilize the frequency to voltage transfer function. 2 figures.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5029567
Patent Number(s):
5307006 A
Application Number:
PPN: US 7-942239
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC (United States) PTO; EDB-94-077039
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-84ID12435
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 9 Sep 1992
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; ELECTRIC POTENTIAL; CALIBRATION STANDARDS; LIGHT TRANSMISSION; OPERATION; OPTICAL EQUIPMENT; STABILITY; EQUIPMENT; STANDARDS; 440800* - Miscellaneous Instrumentation- (1990-)

Citation Formats

Rankin, R., and Kotter, D. Optical voltage reference. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Rankin, R., & Kotter, D. Optical voltage reference. United States.
Rankin, R., and Kotter, D. Tue . "Optical voltage reference". United States.
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