The current gain characteristics of microchannel plates (MCPs) are discussed in light of optimization of the design parameters of MCPs. The paper extends over such topics as optimum channel length-to-diameter ratio, maximum current gain condition, and end-spoiling effect.
© 1980 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: May 12, 1980
Published: November 15, 1980
Illes P. Csorba, "Current gain parameters of microchannel plates," Appl. Opt. 19, 3863-3866 (1980)