TITLE

Achieving 280 fs resolution with a streak camera by reducing the deflection dispersion

AUTHOR(S)
Shakya, Mahendra Man; Zenghu Chang
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;7/25/2005, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p041103
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The factors that limit the temporal resolution in a streak camera operating in an accumulative mode were studied. By controlling the timing jitter, the transit-time dispersion and the technical resolution of the camera on the order of 100 fs, the role of the deflection dispersion was investigated experimentally. It was done by changing the electron beam size in the deflection plates with a variable slit in front of the plates. The temporal resolution of the camera reached 280 fs when the slit width was a 5 μm slit.
ACCESSION #
17782624

 

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