Accession Number:

ADA257370

Title:

Use of a Charge Coupled Device (CCD) Array as a Medium-Speed Streak Camera

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Feb-Aug 1991

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

Abstract:

A 14-bit scientific Charge Coupled Device CCD camera has been used as a medium-speed streak camera through software modifications that preserve the high dynamic range and excellent sensitivity characteristic of these cameras. Line shift speeds as short as 8.1 microns are found to have no detrimental effects on image quality as long as light intensity is kept below saturation levels. Examples of streak images from shock tube studies of reactive systems are presented. Streak cameras, charge coupled devices, shock waves.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Photography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE