Streak camera crosstalk reduction using a multiple delay optical fiber bundle Journal Articles uri icon

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  • The streak camera is one of the fastest photodetection systems, while its capability of multiplexing is particularly attractive to many applications requiring parallel data acquisition. The degree of multiplexing in a streak camera is limited by the crosstalk between input channels. We developed a technique that introducing a fixed time delay between adjacent fiber channels in a customized two-dimensional to one-dimensional fiber array to significantly reduce crosstalk both at the sample plane and at the input of a streak camera. A prototype system has been developed that supports 100 input channels, and its performance in fluorescence microscopy is demonstrated.


  • Tsikouras, Anthony
  • Ning, Jin
  • Ng, Sandy
  • Berman, Richard
  • Andrews, David W
  • Fang, Qiyin

publication date

  • January 15, 2012