Translator Disclaimer
17 January 1990 Signal And Noise Properties Of Proximity Focused Image Tubes
Author Affiliations +
Image intensifier tubes amplify an input photon image but, at the same time, reduce its signal to noise ratio due to quantum losses and additive noise. Ouantum losses occur at the photocathode, microchannel plate, and phosphor screen. Additive noise examples are scattered light, photocathode dark emission, and MCP self emission. Uncorrected fixed patterns associated with the MCP fiber optic faceplates plus MCP saturation properties set upper limits on output SNR.
© (1990) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Richard J. Hertel "Signal And Noise Properties Of Proximity Focused Image Tubes", Proc. SPIE 1155, Ultrahigh Speed and High Speed Photography, Photonics, and Videography '89: Seventh in a Series, (17 January 1990);


Noise factor and gain of a near infrared sensitive hybrid...
Proceedings of SPIE (October 31 1990)
Gain and noise analysis of an intensified EMCCD
Proceedings of SPIE (August 18 2011)
Image Evaluation Of Image Intensifiers
Proceedings of SPIE (May 31 1974)
The Smoothing Dissector
Proceedings of SPIE (August 31 1972)

Back to Top