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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 23, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1984
  • pp: 176–179

X-ray transmission photocathode sensitivities at λ = 0.266 μm

Paul D. Rockett  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 176-179 (1984)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.23.000176


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Abstract

The absolute sensitivity of two soft x-ray stream camera transmission photocathodes was measured at λ = 0.266 μm. The photocathodes were mounted in a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory soft x-ray streak camera and were compared in sensitivity to a more conventional UV photocathode. Measurements were performed with a 30-psec 0.266-μm pulse from a frequency-quadrupled glass laser. The study revealed photocathode substrate transmission at 0.266 μm, minimum UV energy density requirements, temporal response, and an estimate of streak camera dynamic range for UV exposure.

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History
Original Manuscript: April 30, 1983
Published: January 1, 1984

Citation
Paul D. Rockett, "X-ray transmission photocathode sensitivities at λ = 0.266 μm," Appl. Opt. 23, 176-179 (1984)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-23-1-176


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