TITLE

Time-of-flight analysis of light pulses with a temporal resolution of 100 ps

AUTHOR(S)
Nielsen, T.; Bormann, F.; Wolbeck, S.; Spiecker, H.; Burrows, M.D.; Andresen, P.
PUB. DATE
May 1996
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;May96, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p1721
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes a direct way to measure the time evolution of single light pulses in the subnanosecond region using time-of-flight analysis. Principle of operation; Calibration; Construction of the fiber array; Construction of the detector; Application; Simultaneous two-dimensional spatial resolution.
ACCESSION #
4271626

 

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