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Streak Tube Characterization For Transient Recording
Author(s): Tate B. Jennings; Richard W. Olsen
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the methods used by EG&G Energy Measurements to characterize a streak tube. Both radiometric (QE, uniformity, gain, linearity, extinction ratio, opacity) and resolution (static, spatial, and temporal) tests are covered. The signif-icance of these measurements with respect to streak camera applications is discussed. The results of the measurements on a streak tube designed and built by EG&G Amador Valley Operations are included as an illustration.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 February 1988
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0832, High Speed Photography, Videography, and Photonics V, (4 February 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.942237
Show Author Affiliations
Tate B. Jennings, EG&G Energy Measurements (United States)
Richard W. Olsen, EG&G Energy Measurements (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0832:
High Speed Photography, Videography, and Photonics V
Howard C. Johnson, Editor(s)

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