TITLE

Coplanar vacuum photodiode for measurement of short-wavelength picosecond pulses

AUTHOR(S)
Bokor, J.; Johnson, A. M.; Simpson, W. M.; Storz, R. H.; Smith, P. R.
PUB. DATE
December 1988
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;12/26/1988, Vol. 53 Issue 26, p2599
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We have fabricated a vacuum photodiode in a coplanar stripline geometry. This device is capable of high quantum efficiency and picosecond response time. It may be particularly useful for diagnostics of picosecond soft x rays from laser-produced plasmas.
ACCESSION #
9829383

 

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