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Inertial Guidance System with Optical Sensors

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052203D
Original Publication Date: 1981-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Korth, HE [+details]

Abstract

An interferometric set-up is used in combination with a phase-sensitive detection method for determining the lateral travel of accelerated masses in an inertial guidance system to obtain a high degree of accuracy over a wide measuring range.