Microprocessor-controlled, wide-range streak camera

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Bechtel Nevada/NSTec recently announced deployment of their fifth generation streak camera. This camera incorporates many advanced features beyond those currently available for streak cameras. The arc-resistant driver includes a trigger lockout mechanism, actively monitors input trigger levels, and incorporates a high-voltage fault interrupter for user safety and tube protection. The camera is completely modular and may deflect over a variable full-sweep time of 15 nanoseconds to 500 microseconds. The camera design is compatible with both large- and small-format commercial tubes from several vendors. The embedded microprocessor offers Ethernet connectivity, and XML [extensible markup language]-based configuration management with non-volatile parameter storage ... continued below

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Amy E. Lewis, Craig Hollabaugh September 1, 2006.

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Bechtel Nevada/NSTec recently announced deployment of their fifth generation streak camera. This camera incorporates many advanced features beyond those currently available for streak cameras. The arc-resistant driver includes a trigger lockout mechanism, actively monitors input trigger levels, and incorporates a high-voltage fault interrupter for user safety and tube protection. The camera is completely modular and may deflect over a variable full-sweep time of 15 nanoseconds to 500 microseconds. The camera design is compatible with both large- and small-format commercial tubes from several vendors. The embedded microprocessor offers Ethernet connectivity, and XML [extensible markup language]-based configuration management with non-volatile parameter storage using flash-based storage media. The camera’s user interface is platform-independent (Microsoft Windows, Unix, Linux, Macintosh OSX) and is accessible using an AJAX [asynchronous Javascript and XML]-equipped modem browser, such as Internet Explorer 6, Firefox, or Safari. User interface operation requires no installation of client software or browser plug-in technology. Automation software can also access the camera configuration and control using HTTP [hypertext transfer protocol]. The software architecture supports multiple-simultaneous clients, multiple cameras, and multiple module access with a standard browser. The entire user interface can be customized.

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  • Journal Name: Proceedings of the SPIE: Infrared and Photoelectric Imagers and Detector Devices; Journal Volume: 6294; Conference: SPIE Annual Meeting; August 13-17, 2006; San Diego, California

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  • Report No.: DOE/NV/25946--013
  • Report No.: DOE/NV/11718--1251
  • Grant Number: DE-AC52-06NA25946
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 935209
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc897907

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Amy E. Lewis, Craig Hollabaugh. Microprocessor-controlled, wide-range streak camera, article, September 1, 2006; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc897907/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.