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Synchroscan Streak Camera
Author(s): Y. Tsuchiya; A. Takeshima; E. Inuzuka
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Paper Abstract

A, new synchroscan streak camera which operates at a repetition. rate of 80 to 160 MHz in synchronism with a repetitive pulse laser is described. It employs a newly developed streak tube incorporating a microchannel plate as an image intensifire. Dynamic performances were investigated. by using a passively mode-locked cw dye laser and a direct readout system. Experimental results show that thi,e synchroscan streak camera combined with the direct read-out system at present has a overall temporal resolution of 11 ps for a integration of % 106 pulses and a dynamic range of better than 1:200. In addition, results of fundamental study indicate the strong possibility of achieving the dynamic range of 0, 1:106 by improving the readout system. An application of the streak camera in direct measurement of relaxation oscillation of a sinusoidally modulated diode laser at 133 MHz is also included.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1983
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0348, 15th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 March 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.967737
Show Author Affiliations
Y. Tsuchiya, Hamamatsu TV Co., Ltd. (Japan)
A. Takeshima, Hamamatsu TV Co., Ltd. (Japan)
E. Inuzuka, Hamamatsu TV Co., Ltd. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0348:
15th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics
Lincoln L. Endelman, Editor(s)

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