streak camera
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streak camera
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The streak tube was specially produced for its streak mode applications in lidar-type systems of plasma diagnostics for thermonuclear units of takomak-type. In order to obtain an effective registration of input signals contained few quantums streak tube is provided by a wide-measure slit photocathode and an electron lens that squeezes an image of the signal at a blue/green phosphor screen applied on a fiber-optic disk. A pair of deflecting plates is made as two broadband communicational lines with coaxial connectors of 50Ohm wave resistance.

Main parameters


Type of the photocathode S-1, S-20
Range of spectral sensitivity, nm: 
- photocathode S-1
- photocathode S-20

230 - 1550 
230 - 850
Sensitivity of the photocathode, mА/W 
- photocathode S-1 (at 1060 nm wavelength )
- photocathode S-20 (at the maximum of the spectral sensitivity)

≥ 0,1 
≥ 20
Dimensions of the photocathode useful area, mm х mm 35 x 4
Diameter of the screen useful area, mm
Magnification, a. u.
Spatial resolution of the photocathode in a statical mode, l.p./mm ≥ 20
Photocathode useful voltage, kV 
Accelerating gird electrode voltage related to the photocathode, kV 
Limiting temporal resolution of the tube operated in a streak mode, ps
Sensitivity of the through-pass broadband (≥ 2 GHz) deflecting system, mm/V

≥ 0,03
Streak tube dimensions, mm length 380
width / max. diameter 140 / 80
Weight, kg