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Speed properties of a gas-discharge gap IR-visible converter studied with a streak-camera system
Author(s): Heinz A. Willebrand; Yuri Astrov; Leonid Portsel; Hans-Georg Purwins
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Paper Abstract

Under certain experimental conditions a semiconductor-discharge gap structure can be used as detector for spatio-temporal resolved measurements on IR radiation. We investigate experimentally the speed properties of this kind of converter by using a streak camera system and a semiconductor laser diode ((lambda) equals 1.3 micrometers ). The experimental results are compared with the predictions of a simple theoretical model.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1993
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 2020, Infrared Technology XIX, (1 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.160573
Show Author Affiliations
Heinz A. Willebrand, Univ. Muenster (Germany)
Yuri Astrov, A.F. Joffe Physical Technical Institute (Russia)
Leonid Portsel, A.F. Joffe Physical Technical Institute (Russia)
Hans-Georg Purwins, Univ. Muenster (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2020:
Infrared Technology XIX
Bjorn F. Andresen; Freeman D. Shepherd, Editor(s)

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