Passive optical gyroscope with double homodyne readout

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Passive optical gyroscope with double homodyne readout. / Martynov, Denis; Brown, Nicolas; Nolasco-Martinez, Eber; Evans, Matthew.

In: Optics Letters, Vol. 44, No. 7, 01.04.2019, p. 1584-1587.

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Martynov, D, Brown, N, Nolasco-Martinez, E & Evans, M 2019, 'Passive optical gyroscope with double homodyne readout', Optics Letters, vol. 44, no. 7, pp. 1584-1587. https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.44.001584

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Martynov, Denis ; Brown, Nicolas ; Nolasco-Martinez, Eber ; Evans, Matthew. / Passive optical gyroscope with double homodyne readout. In: Optics Letters. 2019 ; Vol. 44, No. 7. pp. 1584-1587.

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