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A Soft X-Ray Streak Camera Using A Microchannel Plate Photocathode
Author(s): H. C. Kapteyn; W. W. Craig; G. D. Power; J. Schachter; R. W. Falcone
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Paper Abstract

We present data characterizing an x-ray streak camera which uses a microchannel plate as a photocathode. The microchannel plate provides good sensitivity to soft x-ray photons and adjustable gain in addition to one dimensional spatial imaging. The streak camera was used in conjunction with a high sensitivity CCD camera and a computer data acquisition system. The resulting detection system has single photon sensitivity, a time resolution of better than 200 psec, and a dynamic range exceeding 103.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 February 1988
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0832, High Speed Photography, Videography, and Photonics V, (4 February 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.942254
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H. C. Kapteyn, University of California (United States)
W. W. Craig, University of California (United States)
G. D. Power, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (United States)
J. Schachter, University of California (United States)
R. W. Falcone, University of California (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0832:
High Speed Photography, Videography, and Photonics V
Howard C. Johnson, Editor(s)

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