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Synchroscan streak tube
Author(s): Gregory G. Feldman; O. A. Petrokovich; Kou Timpmann; A. Anijalg
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Paper Abstract

A new synchroscan streak tube PV250 is designed with a three-electrode focusing system and two low inductance electrostatic deflection systems having thick inputs (of approximately 4 mm in dia). Efforts were made to diminish the metal effect, especially on the photocathode side, for metal is gas producing which spoils infrared sensitivity. The accelerating electrode is a 0.1 mm width slit or fine mesh of 5 mm in diameter. The image-converter magnification is 1.5 and the working diameter of the phosphor screen is 25 mm. The scanning system is characterized with deflection sensitivity of 0.05 mm/V, capacitance of 4 pF, and resonance frequency of 450 Mcps. Results of dynamic tests are given and the tube's characteristics are compared with those of the Hamamatsu camera.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1993
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1801, 20th International Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 January 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.145807
Show Author Affiliations
Gregory G. Feldman, BIFO Co. Ltd. (Russia)
O. A. Petrokovich, BIFO Co. Ltd. (Russia)
Kou Timpmann, Institute of Physics (Estonia)
A. Anijalg, Institute of Physics (Estonia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1801:
20th International Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics
John Marks Dewey; Roberto G. Racca, Editor(s)

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