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Time-Resolved Grating Spectrograph Incorporating A Reflection Photocathode For Soft X-Ray Spectroscopy
Author(s): P. A. Jaanimagi; G. G. Gregory; S. A. Letzring; R. S. Marjoribanks; M. C. Richardson
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Paper Abstract

X-ray transmission photocathodes are limited in sensitivity at soft x-ray energies (⪅100 eV) due to absorption in the photocathode substrate. We report on the design of a streak camera incorporating a reflection mode photocathode which will extend the detectable spectral range through the VUV. The slot aperture in the accelerating electrode of our standard large format x-ray streak cameras provides a clear access window to the photocathode. This instrument will be used to detect the soft x-ray spectrum as dispersed by an x-ray transmission grating.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 February 1988
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0831, X-Rays from Laser Plasmas, (4 February 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.965036
Show Author Affiliations
P. A. Jaanimagi, University of Rochester (United States)
G. G. Gregory, University of Rochester (United States)
S. A. Letzring, University of Rochester (United States)
R. S. Marjoribanks, University of Rochester (United States)
M. C. Richardson, University of Rochester (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0831:
X-Rays from Laser Plasmas
Martin C. Richardson, Editor(s)

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