4 February 1988 A Soft X-Ray Streak Camera Using A Microchannel Plate Photocathode
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We present data characterizing an x-ray streak camera which uses a microchannel plate as a photocathode. The microchannel plate provides good sensitivity to soft x-ray photons and adjustable gain in addition to one dimensional spatial imaging. The streak camera was used in conjunction with a high sensitivity CCD camera and a computer data acquisition system. The resulting detection system has single photon sensitivity, a time resolution of better than 200 psec, and a dynamic range exceeding 103.
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H. C. Kapteyn, H. C. Kapteyn, W. W. Craig, W. W. Craig, G. D. Power, G. D. Power, J. Schachter, J. Schachter, R. W. Falcone, R. W. Falcone, } "A Soft X-Ray Streak Camera Using A Microchannel Plate Photocathode", Proc. SPIE 0832, High Speed Photography, Videography, and Photonics V, (4 February 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.942254; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.942254
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