Review of Scientific Instruments, 1998, V 69, N 12.


Introductory overview of research instruments for recording the electrical activity of neurons in the human brain P. C. Garell, M. A. Granner, M. D. Noh, M. A. Howard III,, I. O. Volkov, G. T. Gillies pp. 4027-4037

Frequency stabilization of a radio frequency excited CO2 laser using the optogalvanic effect Jong-Woon Choi, Young-Boong Chung, Marek Strzelec, Mirek Kopica pp. 4038-4040 Highly efficient optically pumped NH3 laser with near diffraction limited output J. Makowe, O. V. Boyarkin, T. R. Rizzo pp. 4041-4043 Calculation of Thomson scattering of intense lasers from electron beams at different interaction angles Xiaochao Zheng, Cunjun Ruan, Rencheng Shang, Jingkang Deng pp. 4044-4048 High-resolution x-ray spectrometer based on spherically bent crystals for investigations of femtosecond laser plasmas B. K. F. Young, A. L. Osterheld, D. F. Price, R. Shepherd, R. E. Stewart, A. Ya. Faenov, A. I. Magunov, T. A. Pikuz, I. Yu. Skobelev, F. Flora, S. Bollanti, P. Di Lazzaro, T. Letardi, A. Grilli, L. Palladino et al. pp. 4049-4053 Characterization of an x-ray framing camera utilizing a charge coupled device or film as recording media L. M. Logory, D. R. Farley, A. D. Conder, E. A. Belli, P. M. Bell, P. L. Miller pp. 4054-4060 Microwave-submillimeter wave double-resonance spectrometer for the investigation of van der Waals complexes Vladimir N. Markov, Yunjie Xu, Wolfgang Jäger pp. 4061-4067 Fast photomultiplier tube gating system for photon counting applications David J. Creasey, Peter A. Halford-Maw, Dwayne E. Heard, John E. Spence, Benjamin J. Whitaker pp. 4068-4073 Influence of the acousto-optic effect on laser Doppler anemometry signals Susan H. Jack, David B. Hann, Clive A. Greated pp. 4074-4081
Summary of the performances of the superconducting electron cyclotron resonance ion source at 14 GHz P. Ludwig, F. Bourg, P. Briand, A. Girard, G. Melin, D. Guillaume, P. Seyfert, A. La Grassa, G. Ciavola, S. Gammino, M. Castro, F. Chines, S. Marletta pp. 4082-4085 Electrostatic cage ``Stark barrel'' for rapidly switching a uniform electric field through arbitrary angles J. L. Horn, D. M. Homan, C. S. Hwang, W. L. Fuqua III, K. B. MacAdam pp. 4086-4093 Mass spectrometric characterization of a high-field asymmetric waveform ion mobility spectrometer Randy W. Purves, Roger Guevremont, Stephen Day, Charles W. Pipich, Matthew S. Matyjaszczyk pp. 4094-4105 A phase-space-compressing, mass-selecting beamline for hyperthermal, focused ion beam deposition Kevin J. Boyd, Adam [(barred capital ell)]apicki, Masato Aizawa, Scott L. Anderson pp. 4106-4115 Low aberration focusing system for a proton nanoprobe H. Wollnik, M. I. Yavor, A. G. Kalimov pp. 4116-4119
Spins and parities of levels in fission fragments M. A. Jones, W. Urban, W. R. Phillips pp. 4120-4129 Real time measurement of plasma position in the SINP tokamak S. K. Saha, A. Bal, R. Kumar pp. 4130-4135 Development of a high performance core snubber for high power neutral beam injectors Kazuhiro Watanabe, Makoto Mizuno, Shin Nakajima, Tsutomu Iimura, Yuzo Miyai pp. 4136-4141 The optimum dynamics of preset count digital rate meter algorithms V. Dj. Arandjelovi[(c, acute)], A. M. Koturovi[(c, acute)] pp. 4142-4145
Methodology and instrumentation for testing the weak equivalence principle in stratospheric free fall V. Iafolla, S. Nozzoli, E. C. Lorenzini, V. Milyukov pp. 4146-4151 Optical pumping magnetic resonance in Cs atoms for use in precise low-field magnetometry Cheol Gi Kim, Ho Seong Lee pp. 4152-4155 Variable path cryogenic acoustic interferometer D. M. Kucera, J. B. Ketterson pp. 4156-4159 High frequency ultrasonic transducers with near optimal efficiency M. Lippert, C. Bruneel, F. Bruneel pp. 4160-4165 Coulomb blockade thermometer: Tests and instrumentation J. P. Kauppinen, K. T. Loberg, A. J. Manninen, J. P. Pekola, R. A. Voutilainen pp. 4166-4175 Reduction of vibrational noise from continuously filled 1 K pots G. Lawes, G. M. Zassenhaus, S. Koch, E. N. Smith, J. D. Reppy, J. M. Parpia pp. 4176-4178 Ytterbium-based fluorescence decay time fiber optic temperature sensor systems T. Sun, Z. Y. Zhang, K. T. V. Grattan, A. W. Palmer pp. 4179-4185 Intrinsic doped fluorescence decay-time based measurements— strain and temperature characteristics for sensor purposes T. Sun, Z. Y. Zhang, K. T. V. Grattan, A. W. Palmer pp. 4186-4190
Self-optimizing and adaptive digital signal processor based algorithms in scanning tunneling microscopy J. Scheuring, W. Clauss, D. P. Kern pp. 4191-4194 Low-cost design of 35 mm drum camera for high-resolution, high-speed image analysis N. J. Lawson, J.-L. Liow pp. 4195-4197
Apparatus for dynamical thermal measurements of low-thermal diffusivity particulate materials at subambient temperatures Vladimir V. Murashov, Mary Anne White pp. 4198-4204 Automated optical liquid film thickness measurement method T. A. Shedd, T. A. Newell pp. 4205-4213 Ultrahigh vacuum apparatus for x-ray powder diffraction in surface science K. F. Peters, Y.-W. Chung, J. B. Cohen pp. 4214-4217 Direct measurement of the resistivity weighting function D. W. Koon, Winston K. Chan pp. 4218-4220
Time-correlated single photon counting imager for simultaneous magnetic resonance and near-infrared mammography Vasilis Ntziachristos, XuHui Ma, Britton Chance pp. 4221-4233 Fiber-optic coupled probe for scanning optically active materials Peter K. Trost pp. 4234-4237
Automatic compensation technique for alternating current metrology based on synchronous filtering Luca Callegaro, Vincenzo D'Elia pp. 4238-4241 Abstract Full Text: [ PDF (72 kB) PostScript ] Order On the recovery of a spark gap in a fast discharge circuit D. J. Biswas, J. P. Nilaya, U. K. Chatterjee pp. 4242-4244

Polarization characteristics of longitudinally pumped pulsed dye laser S. K. Tiwari, S. C. Mehendale pp. 4245-4246 Impedance independent optical carrier lifetime measurements in semiconductor lasers J. M. Pikal, C. S. Menoni, H. Temkin, P. Thiagarajan, G. Y. Robinson pp. 4247-4248 Hermetic holder for x-ray powder diffraction of air-sensitive differential scanning calorimetry samples Dusan Lexa pp. 4249-4250
Erratum: ``A high-speed variable-temperature ultrahigh vacuum scanning tunneling microscope'' [Rev. Sci. Instrum. 69, 3251 (1998)] C. Y. Nakakura, V. M. Phanse, G. Zheng, G. Bannon, E. I. Altman, K. P. Lee p. 4251