Review of Scientific Instruments, 2003, V 74, N 1, January.


REVIEW ARTICLE

Ultrafast optical parametric amplifiers Giulio Cerullo and Sandro De Silvestri pp. 1-18
ARTICLES

OPTICS; ATOMS and MOLECULES; SPECTROSCOPY; PHOTON DETECTORS
Application of optical scanner to switching of x-ray photon helicities at kHz range Motohiro Suzuki, Naomi Kawamura, and Tetsuya Ishikawa pp. 19-22 Transmission of x-ray polarization through glass capillary fibers R. E. Benenson, Jianming Bai, and Walter M. Gibson pp. 23-27 Direct generation of a tunable nearly transform-limited picosecond pulse in the ultraviolet region using a distributed-feedback dye laser D. Q. Hoa, N. Takeyasu, T. Imasaka, and N. D. Hung pp. 28-31 A narrow-band wavelength-tunable laser system delivering high-energy 300 ps pulses in the near-infrared F. Brandi, I. Velchev, D. Neshev, W. Hogervorst, and W. Ubachs pp. 32-37 Algorithms for correcting geometric distortions in delay-line anodes Erik Wilkinson, Ste'phane Be'land, Steven V. Penton, John V. Vallerga, Jason B. McPhate, and David J. Sahnow pp. 38-46
PARTICLE SOURCES, OPTICS and ACCELERATION; PARTICLE DETECTORS
Characterization of a high-intensity unipolar-mode pulsed ion source with improved magnetically insulated diode X. P. Zhu, M. K. Lei, Z. H. Dong, and T. C. Ma pp. 47-52 Study of electron identification in a few GeV region by an emulsion cloud chamber K. Kodama, K. Hoshino, M. Komatsu, M. Miyanishi, M. Nakamura, T. Nakamura, T. Nakano, K. Narita, K. Niwa, N. Nonaka, O. Sato, T. Toshito, and T. Uetake pp. 53-56 256-anode channel plate device for simultaneous ion detection in time of flight measurements S. Bouneau, P. Cohen, S. Della Negra, D. Jacquet, Y. Le Beyec, J. Le Bris, M. Pautrat, and R. Sellem pp. 57-67 Physics of the expanding plasma ejected from a small spot illumined by an ultraviolet pulsed laser V. Nassisi and A. Pedone pp. 68-72
NUCLEAR PHYSICS, FUSION and PLASMAS
Measurement of magnetic field pitch angle using motional Stark effect spectroscopy in the compact helical system Sadatsugu Takayama, Katsumi Ida, Shouichi Okamura, and Shinichiro Kado pp. 73-79 Martin-Puplett multichannel far infrared heterodyne interferometer on the Helicity Injected Torus II Patrick D. Jewell, Roger J. Smith, and Thomas R. Jarboe pp. 80-87 Herriott Cell augmentation of a quadrature heterodyne interferometer Erik L. Antonsen, Rodney L. Burton, Gregory G. Spanjers, and Scott F. Engelman pp. 88-93
MICROSCOPY and IMAGING
Apparatus for illuminating the tip-sample interface of an atomic force microscope E. J. Thoreson and N. A. Burnham pp. 94-99 Simultaneous multicolor fluorescence imaging by scanning near-field optical/atomic force microscopy H. Muramatsu, J. M. Kim, S. Sugiyama, and T. Ohtani pp. 100-103 Vibration of the cantilever in Force Modulation Microscopy analysis by a finite element model R. Arinero and G. Le've^que pp. 104-111 Symmetrically arranged quartz tuning fork with soft cantilever for intermittent contact mode atomic force microscopy T. Akiyama, U. Staufer, N. F. de Rooij, P. Frederix, and A. Engel pp. 112-117 Nonlinear contact mechanics based on ring-down experiments with quartz crystal resonators Steffen Berg, Thomas Prellberg, and Diethelm Johannsmann pp. 118-126 Method for the study of semiconductor device operation using scanning capacitance microscopy C. Y. Nakakura, P. Tangyunyong, D. L. Hetherington, and M. R. Shaneyfelt pp. 127-133 Add-on transmission attachments for the scanning electron microscope A. Khursheed, N. Karuppiah, M. Osterberg, and J. T. L. Thong pp. 134-140
CONDENSED MATTER; MATERIALS
Magneto-optical imaging setup for single vortex observation P. E. Goa, H. Hauglin, A*. A. F. Olsen, M. Baziljevich, and T. H. Johansen pp. 141-146 A sensitive 10 T pulsed magnetometer G. A. Kapustin, Y. B. Kim, H. T. Kim, and S. H. Cho pp. 147-149 High-performance differential surface plasmon resonance sensor using quadrant cell photodetector H. Q. Zhang, S. Boussaad, and N. J. Tao pp. 150-153 Improved microwave Hall effect measurements method E. Prati, S. Faralli, M. Martinelli, G. Annino, G. Biasiol, and L. Sorba pp. 154-159 Advanced high-temperature ultracentrifuge apparatus for mega-gravity materials science Tsutomu Mashimo, Xinsheng Huang, Toyotaka Osakabe, Masao Ono, Masamichi Nishihara, Hirotaka Ihara, Masanori Sueyoshi, Koji Shibasaki, Shiro Shibasaki, and Nobuo Mori pp. 160-163 Kinematic viscosity meter utilizing the phase of pressure gradient variation Ippei Torigoe pp. 164-167
CHEMISTRY
A beam scattering instrument for the dynamics studies of surface-induced dissociation processes Anil K. Shukla and Jean H. Futrell pp. 168-175 Low-shear-rate capillary viscometer for polymer solution intrinsic viscosity determination at varying temperatures T. S. Rushing and R. D. Hester pp. 176-181
BIOLOGY and MEDICINEGRAVITY; GEOPHYSICS; ASTRONOMY and ASTROPHYSICS
A low-energy charged particle distribution imager with a compact sensor for space applications D. J. Knudsen, J. K. Burchill, K. Berg, T. Cameron, G. A. Enno, C. G. Marcellus, E. P. King, I. Wevers, and R. A. King pp. 202-211 Development of a spring ring for microchannel plate stack fastening in the cosmic hot interstellar plasma spectrometer detector Mario Marckwordt pp. 212-217 Feedforward reduction of the microseism disturbance in a long-base-line interferometric gravitational-wave detector J. A. Giaime, E. J. Daw, M. Weitz, R. Adhikari, P. Fritschel, R. Abbott, R. Bork, and J. Heefner pp. 218-224
ELECTRONICS; ELECTROMAGNETIC TECHNOLOGY; MICROWAVES
Completely explosive pulsed power minisystem E. F. Talantsev, S. I. Shkuratov, J. C. Dickens, and M. Kristiansen pp. 225-230
THERMOMETRY; THERMAL DIFFUSIVITY; ACOUSTIC; PHOTOTHERMAL and PHOTOACOUSTIC
30 K temperature controller from 25 to 103 C: Study and analysis P. K. Madhavan Unni, M. K. Gunasekaran, and A. Kumar pp. 231-242 Low noise temperature control: Application to an active cavity radiometer Bruno Guillet, Didier Robbes, and Laurence Me'chin pp. 243-249 Rare-earth doped optical fiber approach to an alarm system for fire and heat detection T. Sun, K. T. V. Grattan, W. M. Sun, S. A. Wade, and B. D. Powell pp. 250-255
GENERAL INSTRUMENTS
Phase shifting focused ion beam moire' method Huimin Xie, Haixia Shang, Biao Li, and Fulong Dai pp. 256-259 The extended surface forces apparatus. Part III. High-speed interferometric distance measurement M. Za"ch, J. Vanicek, and M. Heuberger pp. 260-266
NOTES

A vertical inertial coarse approach for variable temperature scanned probe microscopy William R. Silveira and John A. Marohn pp. 267-269 Modified Michelson fiber-optic interferometer: A remote low-coherence distributed strain sensor array Libo Yuan pp. 270-272 Environmental chamber for powder x-ray diffractometers for use at elevated pressures and low temperatures A. F. Koster van Groos, Stephen Guggenheim, and Curt Cornell pp. 273-275 Lifetime measurement and calibration from pressure-sensitive paint luminescence images T. F. Drouillard II, M. A. Linne, L. P. Goss, J. R. Gord, and G. J. Fiechtner pp. 276-278
PROCEEDINGS OF THE 12TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PHOTOACOUSTIC AND PHOTOTHERMAL PHENOMENA

SPECTROSCOPY, ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, AND PHOTOCHEMISTRY
Practical analysis of polymers with depth varying compositions using Fourier transform infrared photoacoustic spectroscopy (plenary) John F. McClelland, Roger W. Jones, and Siquan Luo pp. 285-290 Thermal lens temperature scanning for quantitative measurements in transparent materials (invited) J. H. Rohling, J. R. D. Pereira, A. N. Medina, A. C. Bento, M. L. Baesso, J. A. Sampaio, S. M. Lima, T. Catunda, and L. C. M. Miranda pp. 291-296 Effect of sensitization by quantum-sized CdS on photoacoustic and photoelectrochemical current spectra of porous TiO2 electrodes Taro Toyoda, Jun Sato, and Q. Shen pp. 297-299 The effects of eluent's optothermal parameters on TLS detection in gradient HPLC J. Kozar Logar and M. Franko pp. 300-302 Buffer-gas pressure influence on multiphoton absorption in SF6-N2 mixtures D. D. Markushev, M. Terzic, and J. Jovanovic-Kurepa pp. 303-305 Determination of physical parameters of conducting polymers by photothermal spectroscopies J. E. de Albuquerque, W. L. B. Melo, and R. M. Faria pp. 306-308 Photoacoustic spectral studies on lanthanide amino acid complexes Yue-tao Yang, Gui-wen Zhao, and Shu-yi Zhang pp. 309-311 Nonradiative processes in transition ions in crystals M. Grinberg, A. Sliwinski, and A. Sikorska pp. 312-315 Acoustic mode suppression in an off-axially coupled resonant cell for laser photoacoustic spectroscopy K. Nukihara, I. Izuhara, and N. Sokabe pp. 316-318 Energy and volume changes induced by photoinitiated proton releasing reaction with apomyoglobin Jungkwon Choi and Masahide Terazima pp. 319-321 Photoacoustic observation of multiphoton absorption and relaxation parameters in gas mixtures Mira Terzic, Dragan D. Markushev, and Jelena Jovanovic-Kurepa pp. 322-324 Study of cross-linking process in grafted polyethylene and ethylene based copolymer using a phase resolved photoacoustic method D. T. Dias, A. N. Medina, M. L. Baesso, A. C. Bento, M. F. Porto, E. C. Muniz, and A. F. Rubira pp. 325-327 Photoacoustic study of PET films and fibers dyed in supercritical CO2 reactor L. Olenka, E. S. Nogueiran, A. N. Medina, M. L. Baesso, A. C. Bento, E. C. Muniz, and A. F. Rubira pp. 328-330 Quantitative analysis of corroded copper patina by step scan and rapid scan photoacoustic Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy Werner Faubel, Stefan Heissler, and Richard A. Palmer pp. 331-333 Investigation of adsorption by thermal lensing M. A. Proskurnin, M. Yu. Kononets, S. N. Bendrysheva, E. V. Proskurnina, D. A. Nedosekin, and A. D. Khrycheva pp. 334-336 Effect of voltage treatment applied on photoacoustic and photoelectrochemical current spectra in final preparation processes of porous TiO2 electrodes Taro Toyoda and Masashi Hayashi pp. 337-339 Deep level photothermal spectroscopy for characterizing Ni impurities in Si by a temperature dependent piezoelectric photothermal signal S. Sato, A. Memon, A. Fukuyama, S. Tanaka, and T. Ikari pp. 340-342 Investigation of Belousov-Zhabotinsky reaction kinetics using thermal lens spectrometry M. A. Proskurnin, D. A. Nedosekin, and V. V. Kuznetsova pp. 343-345 Near-surface depth-resolved midinfrared emission spectroscopy I. Notingher, R. E. Imhof, P. Xiao, and F. C. Pascut pp. 346-348 Two-photon photothermal deflection spectroscopy of atomic sodium Z. Al-Ahmed, Y. J. Li, and R. Gupta p. 349 Photothermal beam deflection spectroscopy using solid deflection media A. M. Gillikin and R. A. Palmer p. 350 Measurement of absolute OH concentration in a flame by photothermal deflection spectroscopy Y. J. Li and R. Gupta p. 351 Highly sensitive detection of molecules at the liquid/liquid interface using total internal reflection-optical beam deflection based on photothermal spectroscopy Masanori Fujinami, Hiromi Murakawa, and Tsuguo Sawada pp. 352-354 Photoacoustic spectroscopy applied to the study of clay soils D. R. dos Santos, R. Toledo, M. S. O. Massunaga, J. G. Carrio', L. T. Auler, E. C. da Silva, A. Garcia-Quiroz, and H. Vargas pp. 355-357
INVERSE PROBLEMS AND IMAGING SCIENCE
Influence of surface roughness on photothermal depth profiling (invited) H. G. Walther pp. 358-361 Depth profiling the optical absorption and thermal reflection coefficient via an analysis based on the method of images (abstract) J. F. Power p. 362 Reconstruction of thermal properties of inhomogeneous materials from one dimension to two dimensions Shu-yi Zhang, Qing-biao Zhou, and Yue-kai Lu pp. 363-365 Photothermal depth profiles of mechanically and electrolytically polished NiTi shape memory alloys I. Delgadillo-Holtfort, J. Gibkes, M. Kaack, D. Dietzel, B. K. Bein, J. Pelzl, M. Buschka, K. Weinert, M. Bram, H. P. Buchkremer, and D. Sto"ver p. 366 Inverse solutions of the diffusion equation used for the analysis of photothermal erosion J. Gibkes, J. L. N. Fotsing, D. Dietzel, J. Pelzl, and B. K. Bein p. 367 Mathematical modeling and inverse algorithm for optothermal data analysis Yingxin Cui, Peng Xiao, Robert E. Imhof, and Christ Glorieux pp. 368-371 Photothermal depth profiling: Comparison between genetic algorithms and thermal wave backscattering R. Li Voti, C. Sibilia, and M. Bertolotti p. 372 Subsurface mapping of thermal properties with optical heterodyne force microscopy M. Tomoda, N. Shiraishi, K. Inagaki, O. V. Kolosov, and O. B. Wright p. 373
MEDICAL AND DENTAL APPLICATIONS
Determination of aminolevulinic-acid-induced protoporphyrin IX in mice skin S. Stolik, S. A. Toma's, E. Ramo'n-Gallegos, A. Cruz-Orea, and F. Sa'nchez-Sinencio pp. 374-376 Photoacoustic monitoring of real time blood and hemolymph sedimentation A. Landa, J. J. Alvarado-Gil, G. Guti'errez-Jua'rez, and M. Vargas-Luna pp. 377-379 Depth profilometric case studies in caries diagnostics of human teeth using modulated laser radiometry and luminescence Raymond J. Jeon, Andreas Mandelis, and Stephen H. Abrams pp. 380-383 Photoacoustic monitoring of changes in the blood circulation Magdalena C. Pilatou, Ronald I. Siphanto, Leon N. A. van Adrichem, and Frits F. M. de Mul pp. 384-386 Determination of parameter [beta] for dual-wavelength pulsed photothermal profiling of human skin Boris Majaron, Thomas E. Milner, and J. Stuart Nelson pp. 387-389 Ricinus communis-based biopolymer and epidermal growth factor regulations on bone defect repair: A rat tibia model C. Mendoza-Barrera, M. Mele'ndez-Lira, V. Altuzar, and S. A. Toma's pp. 390-392 Optical method using fluence or radiance measurements to monitor thermal therapy Lee Chin, Mihaela Pop, William Whelan, Michael Sherar, and Alex Vitkin pp. 393-395 Experimental and computational aspects of optical property determination of turbid media using frequency-domain laser infrared photothermal radiometry Lena Nicolaides, Yan Chen, Andreas Mandelis, and I. Alex Vitkin p. 396 Comparative analysis of laser-based drug injection models Alexei S. Latyshev and Vladimir P. Zharov pp. 397-399
NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION
Femtosecond pump-probe nondestructive examination of materials (invited) Pamela M. Norris, Andrew P. Caffrey, Robert J. Stevens, J. Michael Klopf, James T. McLeskey, Jr. , and Andrew N. Smith pp. 400-406 Quantitative measurements of sliding friction coefficients of tribological interfaces with a new differential infrared radiometric instrument Andreas Mandelis, Li Li, Natalie Baddour, Rod C. Tennyson, and W. Don Morrison pp. 407-410 Pulse shaping in infrared thermography for nondestructive evaluation A. Ziadi, F. Galmiche, and X. Maldague pp. 411-413 Frequency dependence of the thermosonic effect Xiaoyan Han pp. 414-416 Progress in phase angle thermography A. Dillenz, T. Zweschper, G. Riegert, and G. Busse pp. 417-419
DIFFUSION WAVES AND APPLICATIONS
Evidence for viscosity, thermal conduction and diffusion waves in the Earth's atmosphere (Invited) W. K. Hocking pp. 420-426 Periodic line heat source at the interface M. L. Shendeleva, J. A. Molloy, and N. N. Ljepojevic pp. 427-429 Determination of thermal diffusivity using the critical angle in thermal wave reflection at an interface M. L. Shendeleva pp. 430-432 Measurement of mass diffusivity in air using thermal wave interference detection J. A. P. Lima, M. G. da Silva, M. S. Sthel, S. L. Cardoso, H. Vargas, E. Marin, and L. C. M. Miranda pp. 433-436 Optical coherence and Doppler tomography for monitoring tissue changes induced by laser thermal therapy-An in vivo feasibility study Victor X. D. Yang, Julius Pekar, Stewart S. W. Lo, Maggie L. Gordon, Brian C. Wilson, and I. Alex Vitkin pp. 437-440 Nonstationary temperature distribution caused by bulk absorption of laser pulse Yuri Gurevich, Georgi Logvinov, Luis Nin~o de Rivera, and Oleg Titov pp. 441-443 Frequency-domain theory of laser infrared photothermal radiometric detection on thermal waves generated by diffuse-photon-density wave fields in turbid media Andreas Mandelis and Chris Feng p. 444
MATERIALS AND SURFACE SCIENCES
Generation and detection of H electrodiffusion waves A. Remhof, J. L. M. van Mechelen, N. J. Koeman, J. H. Rector, R. J. Wijngaarden, and R. Griessen pp. 445-447
NONLINEAR PHENOMENA
Nonlinear surface acoustic wave pulses in solids: Laser excitation, propagation, interactions (invited) Al. A. Kolomenskii, V. A. Lioubimov, S. N. Jerebtsov, and H. A. Schuessler pp. 448-452 Generation of surface acoustic waves in silicon with energetic femtosecond laser pulses Al. A. Kolomenskii, S. N. Jerebtsov, and H. A. Schuessler pp. 453-455 Nonlinear vibrational spectroscopy of water structures utilizing laser-induced phase transition phenomena in liquid water Hiroharu Yui and Tsuguo Sawada pp. 456-458 Continuous wave photothermal deflection spectrometry based on Fresnel diffraction theory: Experimental applications Cheng Hu, Jianhua Zhao, and Jun Shen pp. 459-461 Numerical study on the nonlinear effects of heat diffusion in composites and its potential in nondestructive testing Georgios Kalogiannakis and Danny Van Hemelrijck pp. 462-464
LASER ULTRASONICS
Acoustic waves at interfaces studied by laser ultrasonics (invited) C. Glorieux, K. Van de Rostyne, J. D. Beers, W. Gao, S. Petillion, N. Van Riet, K. A. Nelson, J. F. Allard, V. E. Gusev, W. Lauriks, and J. Thoen pp. 465-469 Laser generation of acoustic waves in an anisotropic medium; parametric analysis for application to material characterization C. Rossignol, H. Meri, and B. Audoin pp. 470-473 Theoretical treatment for photothermal depth profile of subsurface defects in opaque solids A. A. Hemida, S. Abdalla, A. F. Hassan, S. Negm, and H. Talaat pp. 474-478 Loss factor determination of composite laminates by the photoacoustic technique M. Navarrete and M. Villagra'n-Muniz pp. 479-481 Photothermally modulated ultrasound reflection U. Netzelmann and D. Bruch pp. 482-485
ENVIRONMENTAL SENSORS AND APPLICATIONS
Trace gas monitoring by laser photoacoustic spectroscopy and related techniques (plenary) Markus W. Sigrist pp. 486-490 Photothermal trace detection in capillary electrophoresis for biomedical diagnostics and toxic materials (invited) Werner Faubel, Stefan Heissler, Ute Pyell, and Natalia Ragozina pp. 491-494 Measuring and predicting the thermoreflectance sensitivity as a function of wavelength on encapsulated materials G. Tessier, G. Jerosolimski, S. Hole', D. Fournier, and C. Filloy pp. 495-499 Atmospheric pollution profiles in Mexico City in two different seasons V. Altuzar, S. A. Toma's, O. Zelaya-Angel, F. Sa'nchez-Sinencio, and J. L. Arriaga pp. 500-502 Photoacoustic study of airborne and model aerosols A. Alebic-Juretic, C. Zetzsch, O. Do'ka, and D. Bicanic pp. 503-505 Use of thermal lensing for the determination of pyrogens N. V. Orlova, M. A. Proskurnin, V. A. Samburova, I. D. Dryagleva, and A. V. Brusnichkin pp. 506-508 Photoacoustic sensor system for the quantification of soot aerosols C. Haisch, H. Beck, and R. Niessner p. 509 On the use of photothermal techniques for monitoring constructed wetlands C. E. N. Gatts, R. T. Faria, Jr., H. Vargas, L. S. Lannes, G. T. Aragon, and A. R. C. Ovalle pp. 510-512 Diesel engines gas emissions monitored by photoacoustic spectroscopy D. U. Schramm, M. S. Sthel, M. G. da Silva, L. O. Carneiro, A. P. Souza, and H. Vargas pp. 513-515 Resonant photoacoustic detection of NO2 traces with a Q-switched green laser Vero'nica Slezak, Jorge Codnia, Alejandro L. Peuriot, and Guillermo Santiago pp. 516-518
PA, PT, AND OTHER DIFFUSION-WAVE MICROSCOPIES
Real-time imaging of surface acoustic waves in thin films and microstructures on opaque substrates Y. Sugawara, O. B. Wright, and O. Matsuda pp. 519-522 Novel approach for the analysis of infrared photothermal microscopy data S. Paoloni and D. Fournier pp. 523-525 Thermal wave and acoustic investigation of thyristor structures Z. Suszynski, R. Arsoba, P. Majchrzak, A. Napieralski, and W. Tylman pp. 526-528 Spectroscopic photothermal radiometry as a deep subsurface depth profilometric technique in semiconductors D. Shaughnessy and A. Mandelis pp. 529-532 Investigation of metal-glaze structures with photoacoustic and infrared methods Z. Suszynski, P. Majchrzak, R. Arsoba, A. Napieralski, and W. Tylman pp. 533-535 Mirage effect spectrometry and light profile microscopy: Two views of an optical depth profile J. F. Power, S. W. Fu, and O. V. Nepotchatykh p. 536 Microscopic thermal characterization of composites Julien Jumel, Franc,ois Lepoutre, Jean-Paul Roger, Gunther Neuer, Michel Cataldi, and Franck Enguehart pp. 537-539 Microscopic thermoelastic characterizations by interferometric photothermal microscopy Julien Jumel, Franc,ois Lepoutre, Denis Rochais, and Franck Enguehard pp. 540-542 Autofocusing system for a photothermal microscope Fre'de'ric Taillade, N. N. Hoang, Julien Jumel, and Franc,ois Lepoutre pp. 543-544
PLASMA WAVES IN SEMICONDUCTORS
Dynamics of the plasma and thermal waves in surface-modified semiconductors (invited) Alex Salnick and Jon Opsal pp. 545-549 Investigation of the annealing effect on the nonradiative carrier recombination in AlGaAs/GaAs utilizing the piezoelectric photothermal technique A. Fukuyama, R. Ohno, Y. Akashi, and T. Ikari pp. 550-552 Photothermal microscopy of silicon epitaxial layer on silicon substrate with depletion region at the interface T. Ikari, J. P. Roger, and D. Fournier pp. 553-555 Photoacoustic effect in semiconductors: Influence of field temperature on carrier diffusion and recombination L. Villegas-Lelovsky, G. Gonza'lez de la Cruz, Yu. G. Gurevich, and I. N. Volovichev pp. 556-558 Contrast enhancement of modulated optical reflectance microscopy of semiconductor devices D. Dietzel, H. Roecken, B. K. Bein, and J. Pelzl pp. 559-562 Study of low energy implants for ultrashallow junctions using thermal wave and optical techniques Lena Nicolaides, Alex Salnick, and Jon Opsal pp. 563-565 Piezoelectric and pyroelectric study of Zn1-x-yBexMnySe mixed crystals J. Zakrzewski, F. Firszt, S. Legowski, H. Meczynska, M. Pawlak, and A. Marasek pp. 566-568 Characterization of chemical-bath-deposited CdS thin films doped with methylene blue S. A. Toma's, S. Stolik, V. Altu'zar, O. Zelaya, R. Lozada, J. J. Carmona, O. Portillo, and J. A. Da'vila pp. 569-571 Photoacoustic investigation of Cd1-xMnxTe mixed crystals J. Zakrzewski, F. Firszt, S. Legowski, H. Meczynska, A. Marasek, and M. Pawlak pp. 572-574 Nonradiative recombination processes of carriers in InGaN/GaN probed by the microscopic transient lens spectroscopy Koichi Okamoto, Kenichi Inoue, Yoichi Kawakami, Shigeo Fujita, Masahide Terazima, Ayumu Tsujimura, and Isao Kidoguchi pp. 575-577 Photothermal and electronic elastic effects in microelectromechanical structures D. M. Todorovic pp. 578-581 Plasma, thermal, and elastic waves in semiconductors D. M. Todorovic pp. 582-585 Nondestructive analysis of ultrashallow junctions using thermal wave technology Lena Nicolaides, Alex Salnick, and Jon Opsal pp. 586-588 Boundary conditions in theory of photothermal processes in solids Yuri Gurevich, Georgi Logvinov, and Igor Lashkevich pp. 589-591 Investigation of nonradiative transition processes in p- and n-type silicon single crystals by piezoelectric photothermal spectroscopy Aftab A. Memon, Atsuhiko Fukuyama, Syoichiro Sato, and Tetsuo Ikari pp. 592-594 A contribution of carrier transport processes to the photoacoustic effects in doped narrow gap semiconductors K. T. Radulovic, P. M. Nikolic, D. Vasiljevic-Radovic, D. M. Todorovic, S. S. Vujatovic, A. I. Bojicic, V. Blagojevic, and D. Urosevic pp. 595-597 Multilayer models in the piezo-PAS analysis of AII-BVI compounds M. Malinski and J. Zakrzewski pp. 598-600 Dependence of thermal conductivity of porous silicon on porosity characterized by photoacoustic technique Qing Shen and Taro Toyoda pp. 601-603 Systematical analysis of laser beam modulated optical reflectance signals D. Dietzel, B. K. Bein, and J. Pelzl pp. 604-607 Thermal and elastic characterizations by photothermal microscopy (invited) Julien Jumel, Denis Rochais, Franck Enguehard, and Franc,ois Lepoutre pp. 608-611
INSTRUMENTATION AND MEASUREMENT METHODOLOGIES
Development of the laser absorption radiation thermometry technique to measure thermal diffusivity in addition to temperature Andrew Levick, Killian Lobato, and Gordon Edwards pp. 612-614 The photoelastic effect evaluation by means of photothermal deflection technique S. Paoloni and M. Bertolotti pp. 615-617 Analysis of the photopyroelectric signal for investigating thermal parameters of pyroelectric materials A. Hadj Sahraoui, S. Longuemart, D. Dadarlat, S. Delenclos, C. Kolinsky, and J. M. Buisine pp. 618-620 Development of photothermal near-field scanning optical microscope photothermal near-field scanning optical microscope Masanori Fujinami, Kiminori Toya, and Tsuguo Sawada pp. 621-623 Common-mode-rejection demodulation lock-in technique for high-resolution characterization of ion implantation in silicon wafers Felipe Ra'bago and Andreas Mandelis pp. 624-627 (71 kB) Counting particles by means of optoacoustics: Potential limits in real solutions Tom Autrey, Sergey Egerev, Nancy S. Foster, Andrey Fokin, and Oleg Ovchinnikov pp. 628-631 Thermal resistance of adhesive tapes measured by the photopyroelectric method M. Chirtoc, I. Chirtoc, S. Pittois, C. Glorieux, and J. Thoen pp. 632-634 Photopyropiezoelectric elastic bending method D. M. Todorovic, P. M. Nikolic, A. Bojicic, M. Smiljanic, D. G. Vasiljevic- Radovic, and K. T. Radulovic pp. 635-638 Application of an optical birefringence interferometer to photothermal detection for characterizing thermal diffusivities X. D. Xu, S. Y. Zhang, and P. K. Kuo pp. 639-641 Signal processing in pulsed photoacoustic detection of traces by means of a fast Fourier transform-based method Vero'nica Slezak pp. 642-644 Imaging setup for temperature, topography, and surface displacement measurements of microelectronic devices S. Grauby, S. Dilhaire, S. Jorez, and W. Claeys pp. 645-647 Current mode versus voltage mode measurement of signals from pyroelectric sensors M. Chirtoc, E. H. Bentefour, J. S. Antoniow, C. Glorieux, J. Thoen, S. Delenclos, A. H. Sahraoui, S. Longuemart, C. Kolinsky, and J. M. Buisine pp. 648-650 Optical properties in the visible and infrared spectrum of fiber-reinforced composites determined by combined photoacoustic and IR detection J. Gibkes, J. L. N. Fotsing, D. Dietzel, B. K. Bein, and J. Pelzl p. 651 High-sensitivity photothermal radiometry measurement using a mirrored liquid sample vessel for multireflection of a pumping beam Atsushi Yarai, Yoshitsugu Okamoto, and Takuji Nakanishi pp. 652-654 High resolution infrared "vision" of dynamic electron processes in semiconductor devices V. K. Malyutenko p. 655
MATERIALS AND SURFACE SCIENCES
Compact photothermal-refractometric detector for high performance liquid chromatography based on a polarization interferometer A. Yu. Luk'yanov, S. N. Bendrysheva, M. A. Proskurnin, A. A. Bendryshev, A. I. Elefterov, and O. A. Shpigun pp. 656-658
INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS (THE ANDREW C. TAM MEMORIAL SESSION)
Photoacoustic infrared spectroscopy of industrial materials (invited) Kirk H. Michaelian pp. 659-662 Evolved gas analysis of clay materials D. R. dos Santos, R. Toledo, R. T. Faria, Jr., J. G. Carrio', M. G. da Silva, L. T. Auler, and H. Vargas pp. 663-666 Laser-based surface acoustic wave spectrometer for industrial applications A. A. Maznev, Alex Mazurenko, Li Zhuoyun, and Michael Gostein pp. 667-669 Photothermal characterization of grind-hardened steel H. Prekel, Ch. Ament, and G. Goch pp. 670-672 Application of photothermal effect to manufacture ultrasonic actuators Shu-yi Zhang, Li-ping Cheng, Xiu-ji Shui, Jiong Yu, and Shu-xiang Dong p. 673 Analysis of energy flow in regenerator of thermoacoustic engines Tao Jin, Ben-ren Wang, and Shu-yi Zhang pp. 674-676 Application of thermoacoustic effect to refrigeration T. Jin, G. B. Chen, B. R. Wang, and S. Y. Zhang pp. 677-679 Laser-based trace gas detection of ethane as a result of photooxidative damage in chilled cucumber leaves I. E. Santosa, L. J. J. Laarhoven, J. Harbinson, S. Driscoll, and F. J. M. Harren pp. 680-683
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SCIENCE
Ultratraces of carotenes in tomato pure'es: HPLC-TLS study S. Luterotti, K. Markovic, M. Franko, D. Bicanic, N. Vahcic, and O. Doka pp. 684-686 Rapid, accurate, and direct determination of total lycopene content in tomato paste D. Bicanic, M. Anese, S. Luterotti, D. Dadarlat, J. Gibkes, and M. Lubbers pp. 687-689 Detection of ethanol and acetaldehyde released from cabbage seeds of different quality: Laser photoacoustic spectroscopy versus FTIR and headspace gas chromatography D. Bicanic, S. Persijn, A. Taylor, J. Cozijnsen, B. van Veldhuyzen, G. Lenssen, and H. Wegh pp. 690-693 Time resolved thermal lens in edible oils T. A. S. Albuquerque, P. R. B. Pedreira, A. N. Medina, J. R. D. Pereira, A. C. Bento, and M. L. Baesso pp. 694-696 Thermal diffusivity measurements in vegetable oils with thermal lens technique J. Bernal-Alvarado, A. M. Mansanares, E. C. da Silva, and S. G. C. Moreira pp. 697-699 Self-consistent photothermal techniques: Application for measuring thermal diffusivity in vegetable oils J. A. Balderas-Lo'pez and Andreas Mandelis pp. 700-702 Effect of heat treatment on ethylene and CO2 emissions rates during papaya (Carica papaya L.) fruit ripening M. G. da Silva, E. O. Santos, M. S. Sthel, S. L. Cardoso, A. Cavalli, A. R. Monteiro, J. G. de Oliveira, M. G. Pereira, and H. Vargas pp. 703-705 Photorespiration and temperature dependence of oxygen evolution in tomato plants monitored by open photoacoustic cell technique M. Vargas-Luna, L. Maduen~o, G. Gutie'rrez-Jua'rez, J. Bernal-Alvarado, M. Sosa, J. L. Gonza'lez-Soli's, S. Sa'nchez-Rocha, V. Olalde-Portugal, J. J. Alvarado- Gil, and P. Campos pp. 706-708 Photoacoustics as a tool for the diagnosis of radicular stress: Measurements in eucalyptus seedlings P. R. Barja, A. M. Mansanares, E. C. da Silva, and P. L. C. A. Alves pp. 709-711 On the use of the optothermal window technique for the determination of iron (II) content in fortified commercial milk S. L. Cardoso, C. M. F. Dias, J. A. P. Lima, M. S. O. Massunaga, M. G. da Silva, and H. Vargas pp. 712-715
MATERIALS AND SURFACE SCIENCES
Microstructure effects on the thermal properties of vacuum sintered AISI 316L stainless steel W. M. Lima, W. R. Weinand, V. Biondo, E. S. Nogueira, A. N. Medina, M. L. Baesso, and A. C. Bento pp. 716-718 Precursors in the optical excitation of giant surface acoustic wave pulses in solids Al. A. Kolomenskii, S. N. Jerebtsov, and H. A. Schuessler pp. 719-721 Theory of stress influence on the photoacoustic thermoelastic signal near the vertical crack tips K. L. Muratikov pp. 722-724 Exploring liquid-liquid interfaces with transient evanescent grating techniques Pierre Brodard and Eric Vauthey pp. 725-728 Calibration of optothermal stratum corneum hydration measurements Peng Xiao, Xinxin Guo, Yingxin Cui, and Robert E. Imhof pp. 729-731 Photoacoustic determination of phase transition in BaTiO3 induced by high pressure at room temperature M. Villagra'n-Muniz, M. Navarrete, and E. V. Meji'a-Uriarte pp. 732-734 Theoretical calculation of the dispersion relation for polymeric thin films: Determination of the thermal diffusivity using photothermal microscopy L. R. de Freitas, A. M. Mansanares, and E. C. da Silva pp. 735-737 Modeling of surface acoustic waves in thin film stacks with an arbitrary number of layers P. Krastev, A. Maznev, M. Gostein, and G. 't Hooft p. 738 Applications of laser-generated surface acoustic waves for copper film process monitoring in integrated circuit industry Michael Gostein, A. A. Maznev, Plamen Krastev, and Alex Mazurenko p. 739 Combination of thermal lensing and electron-probe microanalysis for characterizing flat glass surfaces M. A. Proskurnin, M. Yu. Kononets, E. M. Min'kovskii, E. V. Proskurnina, S. N. Bendrysheva, A. R. Tarasov, and G. V. Lisichkin pp. 740-742 Real-time imaging of surface acoustic waves propagating on opaque substrates Y. Sugawara, O. Matsuda, and O. B. Wright p. 743 Quantitative contactless photothermal monitoring of drying in foodstuff materials I. Delgadillo-Holtfort, B. K. Bein, J. Pelzl, and E. Correia Da Silva pp. 744-746 Energy spectra and dynamics of surface states on silicon investigated by the photoacoustic method D. M. Todorovic and M. Smiljanic pp. 747-749
BIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS
Photothermal characterization of materials biomineralized by mollusks (invited) O. Go'mez, P. Quintana, D. H. Aguilar, J. J. Alvarado-Gil, M. Ya'nez-Limo'n, L. Diaz, and D. Aldana pp. 750-754 Photoacoustic absorption spectra of biofilms T. Schmid, U. Panne, C. Haisch, and R. Niessner pp. 755-757 Photoacoustic spectroscopy to evaluate the penetration of sunscreens into human skin in vivo: A statistic treatment E. Sehn, K. C. Silva, V. S. Retuci, A. N. Medina, A. C. Bento, M. L. Baesso, A. Storck, and J. L. Gesztesi pp. 758-760 Photothermal configuration applied to the study of water vapor permeability in biodegradable films under several water activities G. Lopez-Bueno, E. San Marti'n-Marti'nez, A. Cruz-Orea, S. A. Tomas, M. Tufin~o, and F. Sanchez pp. 761-763 Optothermal in vitro diffusion measurements through silicone membranes J. A. Cowen, H. Liu, P. Xiao, and R. E. Imhof pp. 764-766 Protocols and data analysis in quantitative optothermal in vivo transdermal diffusion measurements Perry Xiao, Judith A. Cowen, and Robert E Imhof pp. 767-769 In-vivo hydration profile mapping of human stratum corneum using fiber-optic optothermal radiometry Flavius C. Pascut, Peng Xiao, and Robert E. Imhof pp. 770-772 Contributions for soil treatment: The controlled release of biological phosphate monitored by the optothermal window technique Jose' Augusto Pedro Lima, Marcelo Shoey O. Massunaga, Sergio Luis Cardoso, Helion Vargas, Marisa Bezerra de Melo Monte, Ana Cristina Pereira Duarte, Manoel Rothier do Amaral, Jr., and Fernando de Souza-Barros pp. 773-775 Hyphenated high performance liquid chromatography-thermal lens spectrometry technique as a tool for investigations of xanthophyll cycle pigments in different taxonomic groups of marine phytoplankton Jasmina Kozar Logar, Alenka Malej, and Mladen Franko pp. 776-778 Photoacoustic manipulation of particles and cells Vladimir Zharov, Taras Malinsky, and Valentin Alekhnovich pp. 779-781
NANOSCALE PHENOMENA
Apparent band-gap energies of mixed TiO2 nanocrystals with anatase and rutile structures characterized with photoacoustic spectroscopy Taro Toyoda and Ikumi Tsuboya pp. 782-784 Photothermal sensing of nanoscale targets Vladimir Zharov and Dmitri Lapotko pp. 785-788 Scanning thermal microwave resonance microscopy of Ni nanodots R. Meckenstock, D. Spoddig, D. Dietzel, J. Pelzl, and J. P. Bucher pp. 789-791 Photoacoustic spectroscopy of CdTe nanocrystals doped in a GeO2 glass matrix Ikumi Tsuboya, Dai Arae, Qing Shen, and Taro Toyoda p. 792 Mn ion concentration dependence of the photoacoustic and photoluminescence spectra of ZnS:Mn nanocrystals Taro Toyoda, Juichiro Matsuzawa, Almira B. Cruz, and Qing Shen p. 793
THERMOPHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Photothermal techniques applied to thermophysical properties measurements (plenary) H. Vargas and L. C. M. Miranda pp. 794-799 Surface modifications and surface-protective coatings analyzed by means of thermal waves (invited) B. K. Bein, J. L. N. Fotsing, J. Gibkes, I. Delgadillo-Holtfort, D. Dietzel, and J. Pelzl p. 800 Photoacoustic waves at reflecting interfaces Gerald J. Diebold pp. 801-804 Study of thermal parameter temperature dependence of pyroelectric materials S. Longuemart, A. Hadj Sahraoui, D. Dadarlat, S. Delenclos, C. Kolinsky, J. M. Buisine pp. 805-807 Temperature dependence of the thermo-optical properties of water determined by thermal lens spectrometry P. R. B. Pedreira, L. Hirsch, J. R. D. Pereira, A. N. Medina, A. C. Bento, and M. L. Baesso pp. 808-810 Characterization of pyroelectric detectors between 170 and 300 K using the photopyroelectric technique E. H. Bentefour, C. Glorieux, M. Chirtoc, and J. Thoen pp. 811-813 Use of thermal lens spectroscopy to measure the thermal diffusivity, during the gelation process, of sol-gel materials added with Mn J. O. Marti'nez-Flores, J. M. Ya'n~ez Limo'n, F. J. Espinoza-Beltran, and J. Gonzalez-Hernandez pp. 814-817 Thermal characterization of starch-water system by photopyroelectric technique and adiabatic scanning calorimetry A. Cruz-Orea, E. H. Bentefour, P. Jame'e, M. Chirtoc, C. Glorieux, G. Pitsi, and J. Thoen pp. 818-821 Thermal diffusivity anisotropy in calamitic-nematic lyotropic liquid crystal J. R. D. Pereira, A. J. Palangana, A. C. Bento, M. L. Baesso, A. M. Mansanares, and E. C. da Silva pp. 822-824 On the influence of the coupling fluid in photopyroelectric measurements A. Salazar pp. 825-827 Thermal contact resistance evaluation in polymer-based carbon fiber composites F. Macedo and J. A. Ferreira pp. 828-830 Determination of the diffusion coefficient of CO2, O2, and water vapor for poly-3-hydroxy octanoate membranes M. G. da Silva, S. S. Gonc,alves, M. S. Sthel, D. U. Schramm, R. R. Sanchez, J. B. Rieumont, and H. Vargas pp. 831-833 Thermal diffusivity of composites determined by photoacoustic piezoelectric technique Li Sun, Shu-yi Zhang, Yan-zhu Zhao, Zi-quan Li, and Li-ping Cheng pp. 834-836 Microscopic characterization of functionally graded materials Julien Jumel, Franc,ois Lepoutre, Nicolas Terrien, Olivier Arnould, and Jean-Paul Roger pp. 837-838 Infrared photothermal radiometry of deep subsurface defects in semiconductor materials M. E. Rodri'guez, J. A. Garcia, and A. Mandelis pp. 839-841 Monitoring of gas diffusion in air using the TWI technique: Thermal diffusivity measurements made easy J. A. P. Lima, M. G. da Silva, M. S. O. Masssunaga, S. L. Cardoso, H. Vargas, E. Mari'n, and L. C. M. Miranda pp. 842-844 Photoacoustic determination of heat capacity per unit volume at room temperature of thin metallic foils G. Gutie'rrez-Jua'rez, M. Vargas-Luna, J. J. Camacho-Espinosa, M. Sosa, J. L. Gonza'lez-Soli's, J. Bernal-Alvarado, and J. J. Alvarado-Gil pp. 845-847 Determination of thermophysical parameters of porous silicon using a photothermal technique S. Abdalla, K. Easawi, S. Negm, G. M. Youssef, T. A. El-Brolossy, and H. Talaat pp. 848-850
OPTICAL MATERIALS, THIN FILMS, AND DEVICES
Laser induced acoustic pulse propagation in submicron metallic thin films having variable sound velocities Jacqueline Vollmann, Dieter M. Profunser, and Ju"rg Dual pp. 851-853 Quantum confinement effects in variable band-gap GaNxAs1-x thin films studied by photoacoustic spectroscopy J. A. Cardona-Bedoya, A. Cruz-Orea, S. A. Tomas-Velazquez, O. Zelaya-Angel, and J. G. Mendoza-Alvarez pp. 854-856 Fluorescence quantum efficiency measurements using the thermal lens technique A. A. Andrade, S. M. Lima, V. Pilla, J. A. Sampaio, T. Catunda, and M. L. Baesso pp. 857-859 Photothermal induced variations in the optical transmission of a photonic band gap structure M. C. Larciprete, C. Sibilia, S. Paoloni, G. Leahu, R. Li Voti, M. Bertolotti, and K. Panajotov pp. 860-862 Optical properties of TiO2 thin films estimated by photothermal deflection spectroscopy S. Ogawa, K. Mori, H. Natsuhara, T. Ohashi, R. Sakakiyama, T. Itoh, N. Yoshida, S. Nonomura, M. Fukawa, and K. Sato pp. 863-865 Thermal-lens study of thermo-optical and spectroscopic properties of polyaniline V. Pilla, D. T. Balogh, R. M. Faria, and T. Catunda pp. 866-868 Exposure time dependence of the photoacoustic and photoluminescence intensities of porous silicon with different wavelengths of excitation light Taro Toyoda, Takahiro Yamazaki, and Qing Shen pp. 869-871 Thin transparent film characterization by photothermal reflectance R. Li Voti, O. B. Wright, O. Matsuda, M. C. Larciprete, C. Sibilia, and M. Bertolotti p. 872 Laser modulated optical reflectance of thin semiconductor films on glass J. L. N. Fotsing, M. Hoffmeyer, S. Chotikaprakhan, D. Dietzel, J. Pelzl, B. K. Bein, F. Cerqueira, F. Macedo, and J. A. Ferreira pp. 873-876 Thermal lens determination of the temperature coefficient of optical path length in optical materials A. A. Andrade, T. Catunda, I. Bodnar, J. Mura, and M. L. Baesso pp. 877-880 Resonant photothermal bending spectroscopy at variable temperature 25-150 C and its application to hydrogenated microcrystalline silicon films T. Kunii, K. Mori, T. Kiriyama, J. Kitao, N. Yoshida, and S. Nonomura pp. 881-883
ULTRAFAST PHENOMENA
Photothermal processes on a fast time scale: A small molecule and a biological protein (invited) Ryoji Miyata and Masahide Terazima pp. 884-888 Acoustic investigations of the interface between a metal and an organic compound Bernard Bonello, Ge'rard Louis, and Pierrette Battioni pp. 889-891 Study on the femtosecond laser-induced refractive index change in a silicate glass by transient lens method Masaaki Sakakura and Masahide Terazima pp. 892-894 Laser picosecond acoustics with oblique probe light incidence O. Matsuda and O. B. Wright pp. 895-897 Ultrafast dynamics of aqueous solutions in size-controlled reverse micelles Yasushi Hirose, Hiroharu Yui, Masanori Fujinami, and Tsuguo Sawada pp. 898-900 Ultrashort shear acoustic pulse excitation via laser-induced electrostrictive effect V. Gusev, P. Picart, D. Mounier, and J. M. Breteau p. 901 Transient reflecting grating spectroscopy for defect analysis in surface region of semiconductors Kenji Katayama, Hiroshi Donen, and Tsuguo Sawada pp. 902-904 Excitation of evanescent acoustic waves by ultrafast laser action on crystal surface M. Saeid, A. Khater, and V. Gusev p. 905 Thermoelastic contributions to picosecond-timescale reflectivity measurements in metals (abstract) J. B. Spicer and C. J. K. Richardson p. 906 Ultrafast transient lens spectroscopy of photoisomerization dynamics of azocompounds in confined nanospace of cyclodextrins Hiroharu Yui, Masako Takei, Yasushi Hirose, and Tsuguo Sawada pp. 907-909
THERMOPHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Fundamental processes of surface enhanced Raman scattering detected with transient reflecting grating spectroscopy Kohei Shibamoto, Kenji Katayama, Masanori Fujinami, and Tsuguo Sawada pp. 910-912