TITLE

Accurate and efficient characterization of streak camera using etalon and fitting method with constraints

AUTHOR(S)
Yang, Dong; Wang, Zhebin; Jiang, Xiaohua; Liu, Yonggang; Peng, Xiaoshi; Zhu, Tuo; Zhang, Huan; Li, Zhichao; Li, Sanwei; Ding, Yongkun
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Nov2011, Vol. 82 Issue 11, p113501
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Streak camera is widely used in continuous time diagnostics in fast physical process. To produce accurate result, it requires delicate calibration and a reliable analysis method. High quality sweep-rate data with uncertainty smaller than 0.5% are obtained over the full record area by a constrained fitting method of peak position measurement, with a short pulse laser and an etalon as the fiducial source. The temporal response is linearized by this full-screen sweep-rate data, which eliminates errors in measurement due to nonlinearity and space-distortion inherent in streak camera.
ACCESSION #
67538051

 

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