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Application of a ruby laser to high-speed photography

Ellis, A. T. and Fourney, M. E. (1963) Application of a ruby laser to high-speed photography. Proceedings of the IEEE, 51 (6). pp. 942-943. ISSN 0018-9219. doi:10.1109/PROC.1963.2340.

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Multiple pulsing of a ruby laser has been achieved and incorporated into a high-speed camera. The pulsing is accomplished by means of cavity Q spoiling techniques utilizing a Kerr cell. a rotating mirror camera is used with the laser acting as a stroboscopic light source to record the events. Framing rates of over a million frames per second with exposure times of less than 30 nsec are easily obtainable. This in conjunction with the highly intense monochromatic, cohere and collimated nature of the laser light makes the high-speed laser camera desirable in many areas of research.

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Additional Information:© 1963 IEEE. Received March 11, 1963; revised manuscript received April 2, 1963. This research was sponsored by the Office of Naval Research.
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