28 January 2004 X-ray streak camera with 30-fs timing jitter
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Abstract
We demonstrated that the shot-to-shot timing jitter of a streak camera is reduced to 30 fs when it is triggered by a standard kilohertz laser with 1.2% RMS fluctuation. Such small jitter was obtained by improving the response time of deflection plates and the rise-time of a ramp pulse generated by a photoconductive switch, and by operating the photoconductive switch at the optimum working condition. The temporal resolution of the x-ray streak camera operating in accumulation mode is better than 600 femtosecond that is not limited by the timing jitter.
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Jinyuan Liu, Jin Wang, Bing Shan, Chun Wang, Zenghu Chang, "X-ray streak camera with 30-fs timing jitter", Proc. SPIE 5194, Fourth-Generation X-Ray Sources and Ultrafast X-Ray Detectors, (28 January 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.503372; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.503372
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