Review of Scientific Instruments, 2004, V 75, N 1, January.


Miniature spectroscopic instrumentation: Applications to biology and chemistry Christina P. Bacon, Yvette Mattley, and Ronald DeFrece pp. 1-16

Deep superconducting magnetic traps for neutral atoms and molecules J. G. E. Harris, R. A. Michniak, S. V. Nguyen, W. C. Campbell, D. Egorov, S. E. Maxwell, L. D. van Buuren, and J. M. Doyle pp. 17-23 A setup for ultrafast time-resolved x-ray absorption spectroscopy Melanie Saes, Frank van Mourik, Wojciech Gawelda, Maik Kaiser, Majed Chergui, Christian Bressler, Daniel Grolimund, Rafael Abela, Thornton E. Glover, Philip A. Heimann, Robert W. Schoenlein, Steven L. Johnson, Aaron M. Lindenberg, and Roger W. Falcone pp. 24-30 Polarized high-brilliance and high-resolution soft x-ray source at ELETTRA: The performance of beamline BACH M. Zangrando, M. Zacchigna, M. Finazzi, D. Cocco, R. Rochow, and F. Parmigiani pp. 31-36 Parabolic lithium refractive optics for x rays N. R. Pereira, E. M. Dufresne, R. Clarke, and D. A. Arms pp. 37-41 Converting a fluorescence spectrophotometer into a three-channel colorimeter for color vision research P. J. Pardo, A. L. Perez, and M. I. Suero pp. 42-45 An axial molecular-beam diode laser spectrometer Hans D. Osthoff, Wolfgang Jager, Johnathon Walls, and William A. van Wijngaarden pp. 46-53 Automatic system to control the operation of an extended cavity diode laser F. Allard, I. Maksimovic, M. Abgrall, and Ph. Laurent pp. 54-58
Optimization of the Halbach-type magnetic multipole for an electron cyclotron resonance ion source P. Suominen, O. Tarvainen, H. Koivisto, and D. Hitz pp. 59-63 48-Channel electron detector for photoemission spectroscopy and microscopy L. Gregoratti, A. Barinov, E. Benfatto, G. Cautero, C. Fava, P. Lacovig, D. Lonza, M. Kiskinova, R. Tommasini, S. Mahl, and W. Heichler pp. 64-68
Compact submicrosecond, high current generator for wire explosion experiments L. E. Aranchuk, A. S. Chuvatin, and J. Larour pp. 69-74 Irradiation effects on temperature sensors for ITER application R. Van Nieuwenhove and L. Vermeeren pp. 75-83 Characteristics of electron cyclotron resonance plasma generated in a rectangular waveguide by high-power microwave Lekha Nath Mishra, Kanetoshi Shibata, Hiroaki Ito, Noboru Yugami, and Yasushi Nishida pp. 84-89 LabView virtual instrument for automatic plasma diagnostic J. Ballesteros, J. I. Fernandez Palop, M. A. Hernandez, R. Morales Crespo, and S. Borrego del Pino pp. 90-93
Cryogenic 2 mm wave electron spin resonance spectrometer with application to atomic hydrogen gas below 100 mK Sergei Vasilyev, Jarno Jarvinen, Esa Tjukanoff, Alexander Kharitonov, and Simo Jaakkola pp. 94-98 Experimental setup for calorimetric alternating current loss measurements on high-temperature superconductor tapes in applied longitudinal magnetic fields carrying transport currents at variable temperatures Torbjorn Wass and Sven Hornfeldt pp. 99-103 Relaxation calorimetry technique for measuring low temperature specific heat R. W. Newsome, Jr. and E. Y. Andrei pp. 104-110 X-ray absorption fine structure spectrometer using a compact superconducting synchrotron radiation source Kazuhiko Ozutsumi and Katsumi Handa pp. 111-118 Method for evaluating material viscoelasticity Yusaku Fujii and Takao Yamaguchi pp. 119-123 Bolometric technique for high-resolution broadband microwave spectroscopy of ultra-low-loss samples P. J. Turner, D. M. Broun, Saeid Kamal, M. E. Hayden, J. S. Bobowski, R. Harris, D. C. Morgan, J. S. Preston, D. A. Bonn, and W. N. Hardy pp. 124-135 Nondestructive microwave permittivity characterization of ferroelectric thin film using microstrip dual resonator C. Y. Tan, Linfeng Chen, K. B. Chong, and C. K. Ong pp. 136-140 Miniature Hall sensor based ac susceptometer for measurements of vortex and superfluid dynamics in superconducting films K. Senapati, S. Chakrabarty, Leena K. Sahoo, and R. C. Budhani pp. 141-145
Cool pulsed molecular microbeam Bum Suk Zhao, Marta Castillejo, Doo Soo Chung, Bretislav Friedrich, and Dudley Herschbach pp. 146-150
Time-domain laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy apparatus for clinical diagnostics Qiyin Fang, Thanassis Papaioannou, Javier A. Jo, Russel Vaitha, Kumar Shastry, and Laura Marcu pp. 151-162
Feeding a sub-ns-risetime rectangular pulse onto a rod-shaped resistive high-voltage divider in risetime <2 ns Zhengzhong Zeng and Lianying Ma pp. 163-165 Measuring multimegavolt pulsed voltages using Compton-generated electrons S. B. Swanekamp, B. V. Weber, N. R. Pereira, D. D. Hinshelwood, S. J. Stephanakis, and F. C. Young pp. 166-173 Investigation of a multichanneling, multigap Marx bank switch K. R. LeChien and J. M. Gahl pp. 174-178
Ultrasensitive, fast, thin-film differential scanning calorimeter Mikhail Yu. Efremov, Eric A. Olson, Ming Zhang, Francois Schiettekatte, Zishu Zhang, and Leslie H. Allen pp. 179-191 Europium beta-diketonate temperature sensors: Effects of ligands, matrix, and concentration Gamal E. Khalil, Kimberly Lau, Gregory D. Phelan, Brenden Carlson, Martin Gouterman, James B. Callis, and Larry R. Dalton pp. 192-206
Peltier current lead experiment and their applications for superconducting magnets Satarou Yamaguchi, Takayuki Yamaguchi, Kenji Nakamura, Yasuhiro Hasegawa, Haruhiko Okumura, and Ken Sato pp. 207-212 Accurate analysis of the bubble formation process in maximum bubble pressure tensiometry V. B. Fainerman, A. V. Makievski, and R. Miller pp. 213-221 Image-based tracking laser Doppler vibrometer P. Castellini and E. P. Tomasini pp. 222-232 Optically accessible high-pressure combustion apparatus Stephen D. Tse, Delin Zhu, and Chung K. Law pp. 233-239 Analysis of shock wave measurements in water by a piezoelectric pressure probe A. Grinenko, V. Ts. Gurovich, Ya. E. Krasik, A. Sayapin, S. Efimov, and J. Felsteiner pp. 240-244 A system to damp the free piston oscillations in a two-stage light-gas gun used for hypervelocity impact experiments D. Pavarin, A. Francesconi, and F. Angrilli pp. 245-252 Gas gun for dynamic loading of explosives N. K. Bourne pp. 253-258 Fast line-based experiment timing system for LabVIEW Scott F. Owen and David S. Hall pp. 259-265

Integrating dual-color imaging capability into a monochromator Henry Hess, Meher Antia, and Viola Vogel pp. 266-269 Fast-opening, high-throughput gas valve and application for inertial fusion energy R&D S. K. Combs, C. R. Foust, and M. J. Gouge pp. 270-272 Measuring thermal conductivity in extreme conditions: Sub-Kelvin temperatures and high (27 T) magnetic fields P. J. E. M. van der Linden and K. Behnia pp. 273-275 Measuring the nonlinearity of silicon piezoresistance by tensile loading of a submicron diameter fiber using a microinstrument J. M. Chen and N. C. MacDonald pp. 276-278 Application of diamond window for infrared laser diagnostics in a tokamak device Yasunori Kawano, Shinichi Chiba, and Akira Inoue pp. 279-280 Broadband photoacoustic spectroscopy using a free-electron laser J. Gomez Rivas and R. Sprik pp. 281-283

Comments on "Fiber optic reflectometer for velocity and fraction ratio measurements in multiphase flows" [Rev. Sci. Instrum. 74, 3559 (2003)] H. Chanson pp. 284-285 Reply to "Comment on `Fiber optic reflectometer for velocity and fraction ratio measurements in multiphase flows' " [Rev. Sci. Instrum. 74, 3559 (2003)] Kuang-An Chang, Ho-Joon Lim, and Chin B. Su p. 286