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Development Of High-Speed Microchannel Plate Photomultiplier
Author(s): D. F. Simmons; B. A. Smith; B. A. Davis; P. B. Lyons
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Paper Abstract

Progress in the development of a high-speed microchannel plate (MCP) photomultiplier is reviewed. The device consists of a semitransparent photocathode and MCP with a tapered 50-ohm anode. Two prototypes have been built and evaluated. One has an accelerating screen between the MCP and anode. The other has no screen, but is otherwise identical. Time response data is presented for the two prototypes showing the effect of the screen.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 November 1983
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0380, Los Alamos Conf on Optics '83, (7 November 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934778
Show Author Affiliations
D. F. Simmons, EG&G, Inc. (United States)
B. A. Smith, EG&G, Inc. (United States)
B. A. Davis, EG&G, Inc. (United States)
P. B. Lyons, Los Alamos National Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0380:
Los Alamos Conf on Optics '83
Robert S. McDowell; Susanne C. Stotlar, Editor(s)

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