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New developments in flash radiography
Author(s): Arne Mattsson
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Paper Abstract

The paper will review some of the latest developments in flash radiography. A series of multi anode tubes has been developed. These are tubes with several x-ray sources within the same vacuum enclosure. The x-ray sources are closely spaced, to come as close as possible to a single source. The x-ray sources are sequentially pulsed, at times that can be independently chosen. Tubes for voltages in the range 150 - 500 kV, with up to eight x-ray sources, will be described. Combining a multi anode tube with an intensified CCD camera, will make it possible to generate short "x-ray movies". A new flash x-ray control system has been developed. The system is operated from a PC or Laptop. All parameters of a multi channel flash x-ray system can be remotely set and monitored. The system will automatically store important operation parameters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 January 2007
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6279, 27th International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics, 62790Z (11 January 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.725167
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Arne Mattsson, Scandiflash AB (Sweden)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6279:
27th International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics

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