Review of Scientific Instruments, 2000, V 71, N 1, January.



Single-frequency external-cavity tapered diode laser in a double-ended cavity configuration Akinori Wakita and Kazuhiko Sugiyama pp. 1-4 Spectromicroscopy beamline at ELETTRA: Performances achieved at the end of commissioning F. Barbo, M. Bertolo, A. Bianco, G. Cautero, S. Fontana, T. K. Johal, S. La Rosa, G. Margaritondo, and K. Kaznacheyev pp. 5-10 Feasibility tests of transmission x-ray photoelectron emission microscopy of wet samples Gelsomina De Stasio, B. Gilbert, T. Nelson, R. Hansen, J. Wallace, D. Mercanti, M. Capozi, P. A. Baudat, P. Perfetti, G. Margaritondo, and B. P. Tonner pp. 11-14 Study of a fast ablative capillary discharge dedicated to soft x-ray production D. Hong, R. Dussart, C. Cachoncinlle, W. Rosenfeld, S. Götze, J. Pons, R. Viladrosa, C. Fleurier, and J.-M. Pouvesle pp. 15-19 A compact x-ray beam intensity monitor using gas amplified sample current measurement Shinjiro Hayakawa, Kazuo Kobayashi, and Yohichi Gohshi pp. 20-22 A method for balancing the paths of a two-photon interferometer S. E. Spence, D. C. Stoudt, N. L. Swanson, A. D. Parks, and F. E. Peterkin pp. 23-26 High order quarter-wave plates and analysis of the directions of rotation in the circular polarizations R. Pelletier and N. Pelletier-Allard pp. 27-31 A laser beam analyzer for resonance ionization mass spectrometry studies S. S. Thattey, B. M. Suri, P. N. Bajaj, and Vas Dev pp. 32-35 Design and performance of an electrospray ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometer Kristina Håkansson, Roman A. Zubarev, Per Håkansson, Viktor Laiko, and Alexander F. Dodonov pp. 36-41 A molecular beam apparatus for eigenstate-resolved studies of gas-surface reactivity P. R. McCabe, L. B. F. Juurlink, and A. L. Utz pp. 42-53 Production of bimetallic clusters by a dual-target dual-laser vaporization source Wim Bouwen, Peter Thoen, Frederik Vanhoutte, Steven Bouckaert, Florin Despa, Horst Weidele, Roger E. Silverans, and Peter Lievens pp. 54-58 A mechanical shutter for light using piezoelectric actuators C. S. Adams pp. 59-60

Measurement of electron bunch timing jitter using wakefield analysis Sung Oh Cho, Byung Cheol Lee, Young Uk Jeong, Sun Kook Kim, Byung Heon Cha, and Jongmin Lee pp. 61-65 The use of magnetic fields in a partial-coaxial microwave cavity holey-plate ion source Y. Yoshida and Y. Takeiri pp. 66-69
Sapphire filter thickness optimization in neutron scattering instruments I. E. Stamatelatos and S. Messoloras pp. 70-73 Ultrafast frequency sweep heterodyne reflectometer on the Tore Supra tokamak Ph. Moreau, F. Clairet, J. M. Chareau, M. Paume, and C. Laviron pp. 74-81 Eight-channel x-ray spectrometer for 0.2–1.5 keV energy range with high time and energy resolution A. V. Bessarab, S. V. Grigorovitch, V. V. Intyapin, V. I. Kundicov, A. V. Kunin, and V. A. Tokarev pp. 82-87 An imaging spectrometer with a convex crystal for pulsed x rays in plasma experiments Takeshi Yanagidaira, Katsuji Shimoda, Yasushi Ono, and Katsumi Hirano pp. 88-92 Properties of a differential pressure pseudospark device S. K. Karkari, S. Mukherjee, and P. I. John pp. 93-99
Analysis of dopant concentration effects in praseodymium-based fluorescent fiber optic temperature sensors I. R. Mitchell, P. M. Farrell, G. W. Baxter, S. F. Collins, K. T. V. Grattan, and T. Sun pp. 100-103 Strain and temperature effects on erbium-doped fiber for decay-time based sensing A. Arnaud, D. I. Forsyth, T. Sun, Z. Y. Zhang, and K. T. V. Grattan pp. 104-108 A four-point constant-current/temperature controlled circuit for anemometric applications P. Ligza pp. 109-112 Visible light scattering to measure small scale turbulence G. Antar pp. 113-117
Characterization of an open-loop controlled scanning stage using a knife edge optical technique P. J. Cronin, P. W. Fekete, M. R. Arnison, and C. J. Cogswell pp. 118-123 Proximity heater for elevated temperature in situ vacuum scanning tunneling microscopy of metal surfaces T. P. Pearl and S. J. Sibener pp. 124-127 Optical beam deflection noncontact atomic force microscope optimized with three-dimensional beam adjustment mechanism Kousuke Yokoyama, Taketoshi Ochi, Takayuki Uchihashi, Makoto Ashino, Yasuhiro Sugawara, Nobuhito Suehira, and Seizo Morita pp. 128-132 Electrostatic force-feedback force sensor incorporated in an ultrahigh vacuum force microscope V. Yakimov and R. Erlandsson pp. 133-136 Three-dimensional beam tracking for optical lever detection in atomic force microscopy Katsushi Nakano pp. 137-141
Advances in hydride phase growth: Automatic high precision calorimeter-volumetric devices, for thermodynamic and kinetics analyses P. Dantzer and P. Millet pp. 142-153 A thermoelastic method for the measurement of thermal expansion coefficient of solids Marco G. Beghi and Lelio Luzzi pp. 154-160 Novel imaging system for measuring microscale curvatures at high temperatures Haruna Tada, Amy E. Kumpel, Richard E. Lathrop, John B. Slanina, Patricia Nieva, Paul Zavracky, Ioannis N. Miaoulis, and Peter Y. Wong pp. 161-167 Development of a new instrument for performing microwave thermal analysis G. M. B. Parkes, G. Bond, P. A. Barnes, and E. L. Charsley pp. 168-175 Uniaxial strain method for soft crystals: Application to the control of the electronic properties of organic conductors M. Maesato, Y. Kaga, R. Kondo, and S. Kagoshima pp. 176-181 Photoconductive frequency-resolved spectrometer for carrier lifetime determination in semiconductors Ioan Burda pp. 182-185 Instrumentation for millimeter-wave magnetoelectrodynamic investigations of low-dimensional conductors and superconductors Monty Mola, Stephen Hill, Philippe Goy, and Michel Gross pp. 186-200 Compact high-temperature cell for Brillouin scattering measurements Stanislav V. Sinogeikin, Jennifer M. Jackson, Bridget O'Neill, James W. Palko, and Jay D. Bass pp. 201-206 Laser vibration measurements and data processing for structural diagnostic on composite material P. Castellini and G. M. Revel pp. 207-215 Use of focused ion beams for making tiny sample holes in gaskets for diamond anvil cells Jon Orloff, Chandrabhas Narayana, and Arthur L. Ruoff pp. 216-219
Electrothermography apparatus for kinetics of rapid high-temperature reactions Aleksey Pelekh, Alexander Mukasyan, and Arvind Varma pp. 220-223 Measurement of solute dipole moments in dilute solution: A simple three-terminal cell Eric M. Breitung, Worth E. Vaughan, and Robert J. McMahon pp. 224-227
Regional blood flow measurements from fluorescent microsphere images using an Imaging CryoMicrotome Jeffrey J. Kelly, Jon R. Ewen, Susan L. Bernard, Robb W. Glenny, and Clyde H. Barlow pp. 228-234 A computer-controlled arbitrary flow wave form generator for physiological studies Anders Eriksson, Hans W. Persson, and Kjell Lindström pp. 235-242 Scanning flow cytometry for individual particle analysis Valeri P. Maltsev pp. 243-255 A 32-channel time-resolved instrument for medical optical tomography Florian E. W. Schmidt, Martin E. Fry, Elizabeth M. C. Hillman, Jeremy C. Hebden, and David T. Delpy pp. 256-265
Absolute and differential measurement of water vapor supersaturation using a commercial thin-film sensor C. K. Chng, H. Yu, and K. G. Libbrecht pp. 266-270 DESCARTES: A novel lightweight balloon-borne instrument for measurement of halocarbons François Danis, Neil R. P. Harris, William H. Taylor, John D. McIntyre, Peter G. Simmonds, and John A. Pyle pp. 271-280 A new telemetry system for a balloon-borne far-infrared astronomical telescope S. L. D'Costa, S. K. Ghosh, and M. V. Naik pp. 281-288 Phase locked 270–440 GHz local oscillator based on flux flow in long Josephson tunnel junctions Valery P. Koshelets, Sergey V. Shitov, Lyudmila V. Filippenko, Vladimir L. Vaks, Jesper Mygind, Andrey M. Baryshev, Willem Luinge, and Nick Whyborn pp. 289-293 A linear pulse amplifier for space flight applications M. Lampton and G. Penegor pp. 294-301 On-ground investigation of space accelerometers noise with an electrostatic torsion pendulum E. Willemenot and P. Touboul pp. 302-309 Electrostatically suspended torsion pendulum E. Willemenot and P. Touboul pp. 310-314
A time delay system with high threshold immunity Xin Xin Wang and Jianhui Chen pp. 315-317

A task-switching system for digital signal processor-based scanning probe microscopes B. D. Hall, H. Klank, and C. D. Eccles pp. 318-319 Apparatus for temperature programmed desorption studies of thin films Babu R. Chalamala, David Uebelhoer, and Robert H. Reuss pp. 320-321 Promising blue sensitive photodetectors using thallium bromide crystals K. Hitomi, O. Muroi, T. Shoji, and Y. Hiratate pp. 322-323 Cryostat insert with gas loading capabilities for use in neutron diffraction studies C. F. Koehler III and J. Z. Larese pp. 324-325