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New Type Femtosecond Streak Tube
Author(s): Katsuyuki Kinoshita; Masao Ito; Motohiro Suyama
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Paper Abstract

The mechanism of intensity dependent recorded pulse broadening in the magnetic focusing femtosecond streak tube has been analyzed. The results have shown that it is due to broadening of an electron packet along the tube axis induced by space charge effects between the photocathode and the deflection electrode. Based on these analyses, a new tube with high dynamic range has been proposed. Photoelectron beam is swept by the deflection electrode immediately after it has been emitted from the photocathode. After passing the deflection electrode, the beam is focused by the focusing electron lens on the output screen. The temporal resolution of the tube is -500fs. Improved results are being obtained.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 June 1989
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1032, 18th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (7 June 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.969142
Show Author Affiliations
Katsuyuki Kinoshita, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan)
Masao Ito, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan)
Motohiro Suyama, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1032:
18th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics
DaHeng Wang, Editor(s)

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