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A Photochron IIC Circular-Scan Streak Camera With Ccd Readout
Author(s): W. Sibbett; W. E. Sleat
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Paper Abstract

The parameters governing the design of a streak camera based on the Photochron IIC streak tube and using a charge-coupled device as readout is described. The camera is intended to form part of a spaceborne system used to measure the roundtrip times of laser pulses, directed from a satellite to ground-based retroreflectors, so that range can be computed with millimetre accuracy. The possible future use of a custom built circular CCD/diode array, mounted within the vacuum envelope of the tube, is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1987
PDF: 18 pages
Proc. SPIE 0674, 17th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.975580
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W. Sibbett, University of St. Andrews (United Kingdom)
W. E. Sleat, University of St. Andrews (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0674:
17th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics
Donald Hollingworth; Maurice W. McDowell, Editor(s)

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