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Performance of imaging photon-counting intensifiers
Author(s): Liqun Sun; Tiantong Tang; Zhaojin Yang; Shiming Xiang
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Paper Abstract

The configuration of imaging photon-counting intensifier (IPCI) is introduced, and the differences between traditional II generation intensifiers and the IPCI are given. Based on the single channel photon-counting technique, the measurement principle and method of the IPCI's key performances, such as dark count and photon gain are discussed theoretically. The experimental system has been developed. Measurement work of the two performances mentioned above are carried out under the condition of different MCPs operating voltage and temperature. The experimental result and its comparison with traditional II generation intensifiers are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 August 1998
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3553, Detectors, Focal Plane Arrays, and Imaging Devices II, (11 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.318068
Show Author Affiliations
Liqun Sun, Xi'an Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Tiantong Tang, Xi'an Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Zhaojin Yang, Xi'an Institute of Applied Optics (China)
Shiming Xiang, Xi'an Institute of Applied Optics (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3553:
Detectors, Focal Plane Arrays, and Imaging Devices II
Pingzhi Liang; Marc Wigdor; William G. D. Frederick, Editor(s)

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