1 June 1991 Design and operational characteristics of a PV 001 image tube incorporated with EB CCD readout
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Abstract
A luminescence screen was replaced with a thinned, backside-illuminated, electron bombarded (EB) CCD in a well-known PV 001 streak/shutter image converter tube. The tube was mounted into an experimental camera prototype for measurement of its main technical characteristics. Under EB CCD readout operation in a free-scanning, slow-speed mode, the overall system spatial resolution was higher than 40 lp/mm at 10% MTF, and the linear part of the light transfer function was not less than 130. In streak mode the PV 001/EB CCD image tube exhibited threshold sensitivity of not less than 10-10 J/cm2 when recording 40 ps, 850 nm radiation pulses from a semiconductor laser. The preliminary results indicate that the PV 001/EB CCD image tube has quite a stable infrared sensitivity of its S1 photocathode.
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Gennadii I. Bryukhnevich, Gennadii I. Bryukhnevich, Ilia Nikolaevic Dalinenko, Ilia Nikolaevic Dalinenko, K. N. Ivanov, K. N. Ivanov, S. A. Kaidalov, S. A. Kaidalov, G. A. Kuz'min, G. A. Kuz'min, B. B. Moskalev, B. B. Moskalev, Sergei K. Naumov, Sergei K. Naumov, E. V. Pischelin, E. V. Pischelin, Valdis E. Postovalov, Valdis E. Postovalov, Alexander M. Prokhorov, Alexander M. Prokhorov, Mikhail Ya. Schelev, Mikhail Ya. Schelev, } "Design and operational characteristics of a PV 001 image tube incorporated with EB CCD readout", Proc. SPIE 1449, Electron Image Tubes and Image Intensifiers II, (1 June 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.44277; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.44277
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