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High-speed gated, high-resolution digital intensified CCD camera
Author(s): Hidehiro Kume; Toshiyuki Kakihara; Haruhito Nakamura
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Paper Abstract

We have developed a high-speed gated, high-resolution digital intensified CCD (D-ICCD) camera. This camera consists of a highly sensitive, high-speed gated image intensifier (UV to infrared image intensifier or X-ray image intensifier) coupled to a digital CCD camera via a fiber optic plate (or relay lens). This camera has an IEEE 1394 interface for control and data transfer to a computer system and also has the following features: wide spectral response (from X-ray to infrared spectral range by using an X-ray image intensifier and an image intensifier with a GaAsP/GaAs photocathode), high-speed gating (20 ns to 10 ms gate width), and high resolution digital CCD camera (1280 x 1024 pixels). This camera will prove a useful tool for high-speed imaging and low-light-level imaging such as biological imaging when coupled with an optical microscope and non-destructive image diagnostics using an X-ray source.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 2003
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4948, 25th International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 August 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.516736
Show Author Affiliations
Hidehiro Kume, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan)
Toshiyuki Kakihara, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan)
Haruhito Nakamura, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4948:
25th International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics
Claude Cavailler; Graham P. Haddleton; Manfred Hugenschmidt, Editor(s)

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