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ULTRANAC: a new programmable image converter framing camera
Author(s): Brian R.C. Garfield; Mark J. Riches
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Paper Abstract

The development of an image converter framing camera with the feasibility of operation at frame rates of up to 50 million frames per second is described. The camera incorporates a new 'grid' gated all metal/ceramic image converter tube which is manufactured 'in-house' by the vacuum transfer processing method. All solid state electronics are used to drive the image converter tube. Exposure and interframe times can be set individually to different times if required with these and other camera functions programmed and controlled via standard personal computer. Results obtained for the camera operating in its various modes are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1991
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1358, 19th Intl Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.23975
Show Author Affiliations
Brian R.C. Garfield, IMCO Electro-Optics, Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Mark J. Riches, IMCO Electro-Optics, Ltd. (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1358:
19th Intl Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics
Peter W. W. Fuller, Editor(s)

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