Accession Number:

AD0752544

Title:

Simple X-Ray Bandpass Filters for Nanosecond Resolution of Plasma Spectra.

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for Mar 70-Feb 72,

Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF LAB OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-10-30

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

A novel type of bandpass filter for x rays has been developed for use in studies of hot transient plasmas. Suitable bandpass intervals are defined by transmission through thin K-edge filters and absorption in matched thicknesses of scintillator material. The scintillator light signals are detected by either a set of photomultipliers or an image-converter camera, operated in the streak mode. Filters of Mg, Al, Cl, and Ti cover the 1- to 5-keV photon energy range and are useful with plasmas that have temperatures of 0.2 to 2.0 keV. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Optics
  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE