24 November 2009 MCP gated x-ray framing camera
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A four-frame gated microchannel plate (MCP) camera is described in this article. Each frame photocathode coated with gold on the MCP is part of a transmission line with open circuit end driven by the gating electrical pulse. The gating pulse is 230 ps in width and 2.5 kV in amplitude. The camera is tested by illuminating its photocathode with ultraviolet laser pulses, 266 nm in wavelength, which shows exposure time as short as 80 ps.
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Houzhi Cai, Houzhi Cai, Jinyuan Liu, Jinyuan Liu, Lihong Niu, Lihong Niu, Hua Liao, Hua Liao, Junlan Zhou, Junlan Zhou, "MCP gated x-ray framing camera", Proc. SPIE 7513, 2009 International Conference on Optical Instruments and Technology: Optoelectronic Imaging and Process Technology, 751327 (24 November 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.838031; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.838031
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