TITLE

An accumulative x-ray streak camera with sub-600-fs temporal resolution and 50-fs timing jitter

AUTHOR(S)
Liu, Jinyuan; Wang, Jin; Shan, Bing; Wang, Chun; Chang, Zenghu
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;5/19/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 20, p3553
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We demonstrated that the shot-to-shot timing jitter of an x-ray streak camera was reduced to close to 50 fs when it was triggered by a standard kilohertz laser with 1.2% rms pulse energy fluctuation. This was achieved by improving the response time of deflection plates and the rise time of the ramp pulse generated by a photoconductive switch, and by operating the photoconductive switch at optimum conditions. Furthermore, after reducing the angular distribution of electron bunch, the temporal resolution of the x-ray streak camera operating in accumulation mode was measured to be better than 600 fs.
ACCESSION #
9741812

 

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