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New developments and results on high-spatiotemporal-resolution x-ray streak cameras
Author(s): Alain Mens; Dominique Gontier; J.-C. Huilizen; Richard Sauneuf; Daniel Schirmann; Roger Verrecchia; Jean-Paul Chambaret; G. Hamoniaux; John A. Roth; F. Tomasini
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Paper Abstract

High resolution x-ray streak camera built around bilamellar tubes have been developed for a long time in CEL-V2. The C850X camera is the last step of those studies. We describe here the different versions of the camera; we also present the experimental results (temporal resolution approximately equals 2 ps in conjunction with a dynamic spatial resolution > 15 1p/mm) obtained in ENSTA on a 60 fs UV laser, which match our theoretical predictions. The improvement of the C850X electronics have also been implemented on C750X (the P750X tube of the camera has the same structure as that of C850X, but its deflection plates are replaced by a 50(Omega) meander stripline, which allows higher sweep speeds). We present the status of that development, the improvements accomplished on the sweep circuit, and the first results obtained with that device.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1992
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1539, Ultrahigh- and High-Speed Photography, Videography, and Photonics '91, (1 January 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.50558
Show Author Affiliations
Alain Mens, Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique (France)
Dominique Gontier, Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique (France)
J.-C. Huilizen, Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique (France)
Richard Sauneuf, Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique (France)
Daniel Schirmann, Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique (France)
Roger Verrecchia, Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique (France)
Jean-Paul Chambaret, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Techniques Avancees (France)
G. Hamoniaux, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Techniques Avancees (France)
John A. Roth, ARP (France)
F. Tomasini, ARP (France)


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

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