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Universal Streak Camera
Author(s): Y. Tsuchiya; A. Takeshima; E. Inuzuka; K. Suzuki; M. Koishi; K. Kinoshita
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Paper Abstract

A universal streak camera which works in synchroscan and single-shot modes with 3 plug-ins (synchroscan, fast and slow) has been developed utilizing a microchannel plate-incorporated streak tube. The synchroscan plug-in features low jitter of less than 4 ps, and high-speed sine-wave deflection from 80 to 160 MHz, achieving a limiting temporal resolution of 5 ps. The fast plug-in offers temporal resolution of better than 2 ps with triggering jitter of less than t20 ps. The slow plug-in provides longer time windows from 10 ns to 1 ms/15 mm in 16 ranges. Shutter operation down to 100 ns in duration is available with a maximum repetition rate of 1 - 10 KHz for the 3 plug-ins. An on-off ratio of more than 1:106 has been achieved by using double gate operation at photocathode and built-in microchannel plate.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1985
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0491, 16th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 February 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.967894
Show Author Affiliations
Y. Tsuchiya, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan)
A. Takeshima, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan)
E. Inuzuka, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan)
K. Suzuki, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan)
M. Koishi, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan)
K. Kinoshita, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0491:
16th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics
Michel L. Andre; Manfred Hugenschmidt, Editor(s)

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