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Thermionic emission (TE)-type X-ray generators have been exclusively used in medicine, but there are many difficulties in making these X-ray sources compact. A field emission (FE)-type X-ray generator using carbon nanotubes is a newly-developed compact system that can be as small as several cm in length. Considering the compactness of the equipment, the… (More)
Experimental results are presented on the neutron scintillating properties of a custom-designed Pr3+ (praseodymium)-doped lithium (Li) glass. Luminescence was observed at 278 nm wavelength, originating from the 5d-4f transition. Time-resolved measurements yielded about 20 ns decay times for ultraviolet and x-ray excitation while much faster decay times of… (More)
Experimental results are presented on the properties of a custom-designed fast-response lithium-6 glass scintillator for inertial confinement fusion diagnostics. This newly developed scintillator promises as an indispensable tool in the realization of scattered neutron diagnostics.
A hydrothermal method-grown, Fe-doped ZnO crystal, was excited by the XFEL prototype at Spring-8 facility. The scintillation signal exhibited <;10-ps rise time and <;100-ps decay time; making it the fastest scintillator for XFEL timing studies.
Sum frequency mixing has been demonstrated below 150 nm in KBeBO<sub>3</sub>F<sub>2</sub> by using the fundamental with its fourth harmonic of a 6 kHz Ti: sapphire laser system. The wavelength of 149.8 nm is the shortest ever obtained to our knowledge by phase matching in nonlinear crystals. The output powers were 3.6 μW at 149.8 nm and 110 μW at 154.0 nm,… (More)
For pump and probe experiments in x-ray free-electron laser (XFEL) facilities, accurate timing synchronization between short-wavelength femtosecond pulses from XFELs and short optical pulses from other light sources is required. For this purpose, the response time of a hydrothermal-method-grown ZnO is improved by over one order of magnitude via intentional… (More)
In the summer of 2000, we constructed the four 30-m long straight sections in the SPring-8 Storage Ring. Magnets were rearranged to make long free spaces. New girders were designed, manufactured and installed to the SPring-8 storage ring tunnel. Magnets placed on the girders were aligned on a straight line using CCD camera and laser. A long undulator was… (More)
The characteristics of an APLF80+3Ce scintillator are presented. Its sufficiently fast decay profile, low afterglow, and an improved light output compared to the recently developed APLF80+3Pr, were experimentally demonstrated. This scintillator material holds promise for applications in neutron imaging diagnostics at the energy regions of 0.27 MeV of DD… (More)