Polytechnic University
of Bari (Poliba)

The Polytechnic University of Bari (PoliBa) is a public university, founded in 1990, which excels in several research areas, such as mechatronics and automation, sensors and sensor systems, with more than 25 research laboratories, including the Optoelectronics Laboratory which carries out research in collaboration with leading space companies and international space agencies.


The gyroscope sensor is a device which uses gravity to sense and determine direction. The prototype, developed by the Polytechnic University of Bari, represents the sensitive element of a monoaxial gyroscope, including other photonic components, with an estimated resolution of about 1°/h, to be used in Space applications.

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Via Amendola, 126/b
70125, Bari (BA), Italy

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Caterina Ciminelli
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