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Profile-related time resolution for a femtosecond streak tube
Author(s): Yueping Liu; Wilson Sibbett
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Paper Abstract

The temporal performance of a streak image tube has been evaluated through a wide-ranging investigation of its temporal response characteristics for various input optical profiles. The concept of a profile-related resolution characteristic is presented which implies that the temporal structure of the input signals can be resolved with proper fidelity. The profile-related temporal resolution has been predicted to be approximately 1 ps for a streak tube that has a limiting time resolution of 250 fs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1991
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1358, 19th Intl Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24001
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Yueping Liu, Univ. of St. Andrews (United Kingdom)
Wilson Sibbett, Univ. of St. Andrews (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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