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On the way to overcoming the 100 fs time resolution limit in photoelectron imaging
Author(s): P. B. Gornostaev; I. A. Kopaew; M. Ya. Schelev
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Paper Abstract

Numerous steps in designing an experimental prototype of a versatile pico-femtosecond streak camera are overviewed. After creation a sub-100fs streak tube with electrostatic focusing lens our main efforts were concentrated on appropriate pulse circuitries design capable to provide low delay/jitter (10 ns, 10ps) at tens of mW input triggering power level, as well as a wide range of streak speeds varying from 108 cm/s to 1011 cm/s. A special input relay optics with "build-up" time shorter than 100fs was also developed. Sub-10 fs laser palses from Femtosource Synergy oscillator ("Femto- Lasers", Austria) was employed for dynamic tests of the created sub-100fs image tubes and cameras.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 February 2009
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 7126, 28th International Congress on High-Speed Imaging and Photonics, 71261D (10 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.823432
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P. B. Gornostaev, A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute (Russian Federation)
I. A. Kopaew, A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute (Russian Federation)
M. Ya. Schelev, A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute (Russian Federation)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7126:
28th International Congress on High-Speed Imaging and Photonics
Harald Kleine; Martha Patricia Butron Guillen, Editor(s)

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