1 February 1985 Universal Streak Camera
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Proceedings Volume 0491, 16th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics; (1985) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.967894
Event: 16th International Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, 1984, Strasbourg, France
Abstract
A universal streak camera which works in synchroscan and single-shot modes with 3 plug-ins (synchroscan, fast and slow) has been developed utilizing a microchannel plate-incorporated streak tube. The synchroscan plug-in features low jitter of less than 4 ps, and high-speed sine-wave deflection from 80 to 160 MHz, achieving a limiting temporal resolution of 5 ps. The fast plug-in offers temporal resolution of better than 2 ps with triggering jitter of less than t20 ps. The slow plug-in provides longer time windows from 10 ns to 1 ms/15 mm in 16 ranges. Shutter operation down to 100 ns in duration is available with a maximum repetition rate of 1 - 10 KHz for the 3 plug-ins. An on-off ratio of more than 1:106 has been achieved by using double gate operation at photocathode and built-in microchannel plate.
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Y. Tsuchiya, Y. Tsuchiya, A. Takeshima, A. Takeshima, E. Inuzuka, E. Inuzuka, K. Suzuki, K. Suzuki, M. Koishi, M. Koishi, K. Kinoshita, K. Kinoshita, } "Universal Streak Camera", Proc. SPIE 0491, 16th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 February 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.967894; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.967894
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