1 January 1993 Flash vacuum-ultraviolet source utilizing a surface-discharge substrate
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Proceedings Volume 1801, 20th International Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics; (1993) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.145775
Event: 20th International Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, 1992, Victoria, BC, Canada
Abstract
The fundamental studies for the flash vacuum-ultraviolet (VUV) source utilizing a surface- discharge substrate are described. This flash VUV source consists of the following essential components: a high-voltage power supply, a polarity-inversion-type high-voltage pulser with a condenser capacity of 14.3 nF, an oil diffusion pump, and a flash VUV chamber with a glass body. The VUV chamber employed a surface-discharge ferrite substrate that's pattern was formed by means of the copper vacuum evaporation and was connected to an oil diffusion pump with a pressure of 1.3 X 10-3 Pa. The combined ceramic condenser in the pulser was charged from 10 to 30 kV by a power supply, and the electric charges in the condenser were discharged to the radiation chamber after closing a gap switch. Then the flash VUV rays were generated. The maximum values of the cathode voltage and the tube current were about -21 kV and 1.7 kA, respectively. The VUV outputs were measured by a combination of a plastic scintillator and a photomultiplier. The pulse durations of the VUV rays were nearly equivalent to the durations of the damped oscillations of the voltage and current, and their values were about 10 microsecond(s) .
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Michiaki Sagae, Michiaki Sagae, Eiichi Sato, Eiichi Sato, Arimitsu Shikoda, Arimitsu Shikoda, Teiji Oizumi, Teiji Oizumi, Yasuomi Hayasi, Yasuomi Hayasi, Tetsuo Shoji, Tetsuo Shoji, Koro Shishido, Koro Shishido, Yoshiharu Tamakawa, Yoshiharu Tamakawa, Toru Yanagisawa, Toru Yanagisawa, } "Flash vacuum-ultraviolet source utilizing a surface-discharge substrate", Proc. SPIE 1801, 20th International Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 January 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.145775; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.145775
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