1 February 1989 X-Ray Gated Images Of Imploding Microballoons
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A four-frame, fast gated microchannel plate x-ray detector has been used on the OMEGA laser system to obtain two-dimensional, time-resolved pinhole camera images (in the 1-2.5 keV region) of imploding laser fusion targets. The camera, which has a frame time less than 150 ps has proven to be a valuable tool, both in recording implosion dynamics and in detecting and identifying implosion non-uniformities.
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D. K. Bradley, J. Delettrez, P. A. Jaanimagi, F. J. Marshall, C. P. Verdon, J. D. Kilkenny, P. Bell, "X-Ray Gated Images Of Imploding Microballoons", Proc. SPIE 0981, High Speed Photography, Videography, and Photonics VI, (1 February 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.948670; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.948670
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Picosecond phenomena

X-rays

Cameras

Microchannel plates

Glasses

X-ray imaging

Coded apertures

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