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Photon-counting image-acquisition technique and its applications
Author(s): Genrui Cao; Xin Yu; Xinqi Hu
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Paper Abstract

An experimental setup of photon counting real-time image acquisition system is introduced, wherein a photon image head (an image intensifier with high radiant emittance gain) is coupled with a high frame rate CCD camera by a super powerful relay lens. The restrictions on luminous emittance of object are analyzed for multiphoton and single photon imaging modes. The methods of determining readout noise are introduced. The application examples of system in adaptive optics wavefront sensor operated with a faint object, and in experimental study on the optical wave-particle duality and the uncertainty relation are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 May 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2513, 21st International Congress on: High-Speed Photography and Photonics, (30 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.209652
Show Author Affiliations
Genrui Cao, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Xin Yu, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Xinqi Hu, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2513:
21st International Congress on: High-Speed Photography and Photonics
Ung Kim; Joon-Sung Chang; Seung-Han Park, Editor(s)

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