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Picotron 100 Streak Tubes As A 150 Channel Photometer
Author(s): S. Majumdar; P. B. Weiss; J. P. Black
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Paper Abstract

The characterization of a streak camera based upon Picotron 100 tube types1'2 is given. Both a large (30 cm 1 x 10 cm dia.) and a small (18 cm 1 x 5 cm dia.) version of this design has been tested. Over 150 channels of information are simultaneously time resolved with system S.N.R. of 3 at 60 picosecond time resolution without post intensification. Absolute photometric evaluation is given in the dynamic mode, i.e. while operating in the picosecond time domain. Such quantitative data has been lacking in the past, particularly for multiple channel applications.

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Date Published: 1 March 1983
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0348, 15th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 March 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.967758
Show Author Affiliations
S. Majumdar, AEAt Ltd. (United Kingdom)
P. B. Weiss, University of California (United States)
J. P. Black, EG&G, Inc. (United States)

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

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