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Preliminary study of supersensitive camera tube
Author(s): Pan-Ao Chen; Chun-Lin Shen
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Paper Abstract

For lack of sensitivity, conventional HDTV cameras can't obtain satisfactory picture quality. A super-sensitive HDTV camera tube, HARPICON (10 times as sensitive as the Saticon), and a new camera tube (more sensitive than the HARPICON) are proposed. The later combines a microchannel plate (MCP) as the electron image storage, a field emission array cathode (FEAC), and high-performance electron-optics. The performances of two experimental Saticon are also given in this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1993
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1982, Photoelectronic Detection and Imaging: Technology and Applications '93, (1 April 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.142016
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Pan-Ao Chen, Nanjing Electronic Devices Institute (China)
Chun-Lin Shen, Nanjing Electronic Devices Institute (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1982:
Photoelectronic Detection and Imaging: Technology and Applications '93

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