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X-ray streak camera with 30-fs timing jitter
Author(s): Jinyuan Liu; Jin Wang; Bing Shan; Chun Wang; Zenghu Chang
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Paper Abstract

We demonstrated that the shot-to-shot timing jitter of a streak camera is reduced to 30 fs when it is triggered by a standard kilohertz laser with 1.2% RMS fluctuation. Such small jitter was obtained by improving the response time of deflection plates and the rise-time of a ramp pulse generated by a photoconductive switch, and by operating the photoconductive switch at the optimum working condition. The temporal resolution of the x-ray streak camera operating in accumulation mode is better than 600 femtosecond that is not limited by the timing jitter.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 January 2004
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5194, Fourth-Generation X-Ray Sources and Ultrafast X-Ray Detectors, (28 January 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.503372
Show Author Affiliations
Jinyuan Liu, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
Jin Wang, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
Bing Shan, Kansas State Univ. (United States)
Chun Wang, Kansas State Univ. (United States)
Zenghu Chang, Kansas State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5194:
Fourth-Generation X-Ray Sources and Ultrafast X-Ray Detectors
Zenghu Chang; Jean-Claude Kieffer; Jerome B. Hastings; Roman O. Tatchyn, Editor(s)

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