TITLE

True constant fraction trigger circuit for picosecond photon-timing with ultrafast microchannel

AUTHOR(S)
Ghioni, M.; Cova, S.; Samori, C.; Zappa, F.
PUB. DATE
May 1997
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;May97, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p2228
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes a true constant fraction trigger circuit for picosecond photon-timing with ultrafast microchannel plate photomultipliers. Operation principle of the circuit; Instrument structure and key features; Circuit description; Reduction of residual amplitude dependent time walk.
ACCESSION #
4290459

 

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