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High-speed TV cameras for streak tube readout
Author(s): George J. Yates; Robert A. Gallegos; Vanner H. Holmes; Bojan T. Turko
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Paper Abstract

Two fast framing TV cameras have been characterized and compared as readout media for imaging of 40 mm diameter streak tube (P-11) phosphor screens. One camera is based upon a Focus-Projection-Scan (FPS) high-speed electrostatic deflected vidicon with 30-mm-diameter PbO target. The other uses an interline transfer charge-coupled device (CCD) with 8.8 X 11.4 mm rectangular Si target. The field-of-view (FOV), resolution, responsivity, and dynamic range provided by both cameras when exposed to short duration (approximately equals 10 microsecond(s) full width at half maximum (FWHM) transient illumination followed by a single field readout period of < 3 ms are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1992
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 1539, Ultrahigh- and High-Speed Photography, Videography, and Photonics '91, (1 January 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.50538
Show Author Affiliations
George J. Yates, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
Robert A. Gallegos, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
Vanner H. Holmes, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
Bojan T. Turko, Lawrence Berkeley Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1539:
Ultrahigh- and High-Speed Photography, Videography, and Photonics '91
Paul A. Jaanimagi, Editor(s)

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