Making the Invisible Visible
1.5 ns accuracy time stamping optical camera paper approved
The paper of Arthur Zhao and Thomas Weinacht from Stony Brook University, in collaboration with ASI, Nikhef, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and the Czech Technical University was approved yesterday by the Review of Scientific Instruments:
Title: Coincidence velocity map imaging using Tpx3Cam, a time stamping optical camera with 1.5 ns timing resolution
Authors: Arthur Zhao, Martin van Beuzekom, Bram Bouwens, Dmitry Byelov, Irakli Chakaberia, Chuan Cheng, Erik Maddox, Andrei Nomerotski, Peter Svihra, Jan Visser, Vaclav Vrba, and Thomas Weinacht
We demonstrate a coincidence velocity map imaging apparatus equipped with a novel time stamping fast optical camera, Tpx3Cam, whose high sensitivity and ns timing resolution allow for simultaneous position and time-of-flight detection. This single detector design is simple, flexible and capable of highly differential measurements. We show detailed characterization of the camera and its application in strong field ionization experiments.
Pictures are courtesy of Zhao et al. (2017).
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