The best I have found is the Electronic Design article which is linked
On Sun, 07 Apr 2013 14:17:59 +1000, Don Black
Is there a concept book that describes the micro-channel tube and how it
On 07-Apr-13 5:23 AM, Craig Sawyers wrote:
Then there is the internal 7104 readout display.It does. That is why the readout intensity knob has an off position, and a
Why does this not burn-out MCP?
pulsed mode that operates in several ways depending on a range of
If you leave it operating continuously it will absolutely reduce the
sensitivity of the MCP at the readout positions. I have some images in the
pics section of Tekscopes that show an image of a single shot trace at
200ps/div from a TD pulser. Those were taken with a Tek C1002 CCD camera.
The slight graininess of the trace is due to the granular nature of
individual electrons striking the MCP before amplification. It is a
tour de force of analogue scope engineering to do this.