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Subnanosecond X-Ray Measurements Using a Unitary Organic Crystal and Image Converter Streak Camera

  • R. A. Nuttelman (a1), H. M. Epstein (a1), J. W. Beal (a1) and P. J. Mallozzi (a1)

Abstract

A time dependent x-ray diagnostic technique based on the fast rise time characteristics of unitary crystals is demonstrated, and a correction for decay time is determined for anthracene crystals. The method has a probable time resolution capability better than 10 picoseconds. The shape of the x-ray pulse emitted by laser-generated plasmas is measured by this method and found to be similar to the shape of the laser pulse for laser pulse widths of 1.5-3.5 nanoseconds.

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*presently at U. S, Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Subnanosecond X-Ray Measurements Using a Unitary Organic Crystal and Image Converter Streak Camera

  • R. A. Nuttelman (a1), H. M. Epstein (a1), J. W. Beal (a1) and P. J. Mallozzi (a1)

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