10 February 2009 Small-size meshless 50 ps streak tube
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Proceedings Volume 7126, 28th International Congress on High-Speed Imaging and Photonics; 71260A (2009) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.821670
Event: 28th International Congress on High-Speed Imaging and Photonics, 2008, Canberra, Australia
In contrast to the conventional image intensifier with large work area, a streak image tube should possess additional important feature - the comparatively small temporal distortion at the entire work area of the photocathode. With this additional engineering restriction taken into account, a novel small-size meshless streak image tube has been developed by means of numerical optimization. The tube with 25-mm wide work area contains a pair of deflection plates to sweep the electron image along the 25 mm output phosphor screen that is separated by 100 mm from the photocathode. The electron image can be shuttered with a 300 V blanking electric pulse. Electron-optical magnification of the tube is unit; spatial resolution reaches 30 lp/mm over the entire photocathode work area; temporal resolution lies in the 20 - 50 ps range, depending on the accelerating voltage (6 - 15 kV).
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N. V. Ageeva, S. V. Andreev, V. S. Belolipetski, G. I. Bryukhnevich, D. E. Greenfield, S. R. Ivanova, A. M. Kaverin, A. N. Khohlova, E. A. Kuz’menko, G. P. Levina, V. A. Makushina, M. A. Monastyrskiy, M. Ya. Schelev, Z. M. Semichastnova, Yu. N. Serdyuchenko, T. A. Skaballanovich, V. E. Sokolov, "Small-size meshless 50 ps streak tube", Proc. SPIE 7126, 28th International Congress on High-Speed Imaging and Photonics, 71260A (10 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.821670; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.821670


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