13 November 1980 Subnanosecond Detector Developments At ITT
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Proceedings Volume 0190, Los Alamos Conference on Optics 1979; (1980) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.957773
Event: Los Alamos Conference on Optics '79, 1979, Los Alamos, United States
Abstract
This paper describes the performance characteristics of the following four new types of subnanosecond optical detectors: (1) a triplanar phototube with 100-150 ps FWHM response and less-than-unity gain, (2) a microchannel plate photomultiplier tube with 300-500 ps FWHM response and up to 106 gain, (3) a magnetically-focused electrostatically-deflected streak tube with a 10 ps time resolution capability and (4) an all-electrostatic circular-scan streak tube with a 7 ps time resolution capability. The first two detectors convert a fast input optical pulse, or chain of pulses, directly to a fast output pulse (or output pulse chain) in a coaxial transmission line, while the latter two detectors convert a fast input optical pulse to an intensity-modulated spatially-distributed output optical image.
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Edward H. Eberhardt, "Subnanosecond Detector Developments At ITT", Proc. SPIE 0190, Los Alamos Conference on Optics 1979, (13 November 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.957773; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.957773
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