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The Weizmann Institute Modular Image Converter Streak Camera
Author(s): L. Diamant; I . Plesser; D Bernstein
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Paper Abstract

The Modular Image Converter Streak Camera of the bfeizmann Institute of Science was built according to the previously reported design 1) . Tests of streak linearity, jitter and dynamic range were carried out. A novel technique, employing the sweep of a fast oscilloscope beam was used for determining both streak linearity and absolute calibration. Two new multistreak plug-in modules were built: a Krytron based low jitter module for 50/100/200 ns sweep time and Krytron/transistor module for 1/3/10/30 ps sweep. Technical details and testing results are presented. The camera has been used in experiments on the self pinching effects of an intense electron beam, where its usefulness and convenience as a research tool were demonstrated.

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: 10.1117/12.957622
Show Author Affiliations
L. Diamant, Applied Science Labs, Ltd. (Israel)
I . Plesser, The Weiznann Institute of Science (Israel)
D Bernstein, The Weiznann Institute of Science, (Israel)


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

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