1 January 1992 High-contrast ratio power measurements with a streak camera
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Future multibeam laser-fusion experiments will require that beam powers be determined with better than 5% precision over a range approaching 40 to 1. In this paper, statistical, dispersive, and nonlinear factors which most influence such measurements are discussed. We conclude that such measurements can be made with 30-ps temporal resolution using optical streak cameras.
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Richard A. Lerche, David S. Montgomery, Jay Douglas Wiedwald, "High-contrast ratio power measurements with a streak camera", Proc. SPIE 1539, Ultrahigh- and High-Speed Photography, Videography, and Photonics '91, (1 January 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.50535; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.50535


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