Off-axis parabolic mirrors relay Cherenkov light from a volume of pressurized gas. This nonimaging optical system has the high-speed detector placed at a stop position with the light delayed until after prompt gammas have passed.
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(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(080.4035) Geometric optics : Mirror system design
(220.4298) Optical design and fabrication : Nonimaging optics
R. M. Malone, B. C. Cox, B. C. Frogget, M. I. Kaufman, A. Tibbitts, T. W. Tunnell, S. C. Evans, H. W. Herrmann, Y. H. Kim, J. M. Mack, C. S. Young, K. D. McGillivray, M. J. Palagi, and W. Stoeffl, "Overview of the Gamma Reaction History Diagnostic for the National Ignition Facility (NIF)," in International Optical Design Conference and Optical Fabrication and Testing , OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper ITuC3.
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