Accession Number:

ADD008215

Title:

Two-Degree-of-Freedom Gyro with Radiant Energy Pickoffs.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-10-29

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

A two-degree-of-freedom-gyro is disclosed that uses a combination of fiber optics and radiant energy sensors for low torque gimbalhousing position sensors. The mode of operation of the gyro is a sustained rotor displacement type instrument. The radiant energy type pickoffs eliminate gimbal wiring, slip rings, and wiper environmental problems. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Electrooptical and Optoelectronic Devices
  • Non-Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE