streak camera


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streak camera

[′strēk ‚kam·rə]
(optics)
A special type of high-speed motion picture camera that records an image as a continuous spreadout picture rather than as a sequence of separate frames; special viewing equipment must be used to analyze the image and reconstitute individual pictures.
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The Sydor ROSS Streak Camera is a diagnostic platform specifically designed for the future challenges of inertial confinement fusion and plasma physics research.
A streak camera records signals from a crushed fiber-optic diagnostic system, which is used to provide a temporal record of the armature impact with the generator stator (this diagnostic will be described in detail below).
The reflected Doppler-shifted light is frequency analyzed with an interferometer and then recorded with the streak camera.
This is the setup, including an ultrafast laser and a streak camera, being used by the researchers to bounce photons and to reveal objects hidden from sight, down a corridor and around a corner.
John Heebner and colleagues at Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL) recently devised a solid-state all-optical streak camera, the first to attain a time resolution near 1 picosecond while simultaneously preserving a wide dynamic range, 3000:1.
For these new contracts, the company will produce the Imacon 200 and a range of Ultra High-Speed Framing Cameras, the Imacon 500 Ultra High-Speed Streak Camera, SVR III Electronic Ballistic Range Camera, as well as the Flight Follower system, used with high-speed cameras for projectile tracking.
Contract Notice:School of Physics & Astronomy: Streak Camera System
Contract notice: school of physics and astronomy streak camera system.
Tenders are invited for inspection, supply, installation, commissioning, training and warranty of electronically operated intensified streak camera along with accessoriesas per purchaser%s tender specification required at stores unit, mumbai-400085.
These controls include use of explosive diagnostic systems including streak cameras, which were allegedly used at Parchin a decade or more ago in military-related nuclear activity.
Applications vary from providing a trigger to streak cameras or pockel cells to directly driving antennas for generation of ultra wide bandwidth radar pulses.