Abstract

Maximum brightness of approximately 40 million candles/cm2 with 0.25 μsec half-width or shorter is obtained in a capacitor-discharge with open air gap in which a toroidal capacitor surrounds the gap coaxially. A method for absolute brightness measurement is described.

© 1957 Optical Society of America

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