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Performance And Application Of Photochron Streak Cameras
Author(s): S. F. Bryant; J. R. Taylor; W. Sibbett; D. J. Bradley
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Paper Abstract

The "time-resolution limited (TRL) dynamic range" of operation of Photochron picosecond streak cameras is shown to depend upon the time-resolution employed. Using photographic recording for events r,2 ps a TRL dynamic range of 30 is obtainable before appreciable time-resolution is lost and this increases to a value of 180 for 35 ps events. No accumulative saturation effects occur at a time resolution as short as 2 ps. By replacing film by an optical multichannel analyser (OMA) the camera TRL dynamic range was increased to ~ 150 for 4 ps events.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 July 1979
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0189, 13th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (27 July 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957621
Show Author Affiliations
S. F. Bryant, Imperial College (England)
J. R. Taylor, Imperial College, (England)
W. Sibbett, Imperial College (England)
D. J. Bradley, Imperial College (England)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0189:
13th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics
Shin-Ichi Hyodo, Editor(s)

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