Review of Scientific Instruments, 2000, V 71, N 12.


Low-cost optical instrumentation forbiomedical measurements Yordan Kostov and Govind Rao pp. 4361-4374

Two-dimensional x-ray focusing from compound lenses made of plastic M. A. Piestrup, J. T. Cremer, H. R. Beguiristain, C. K. Gary, and R. H. Pantell pp. 4375-4379 X-ray parabolic collimator with depth-graded multilayer mirror V. V. Protopopov, V. A. Shishkov, and V. A. Kalnov pp. 4380-4386 New setup for angular distribution measurements of Auger electrons from fixed in space molecules R. Guillemin, E. Shigemasa, K. Le Guen, D. Ceolin, C. Miron, N. Leclercq, K. Ueda, P. Morin, and M. Simon pp. 4387-4394 A molecular beam/surface spectroscopy apparatus for the study of reactions on complex model catalysts J. Libuda, I. Meusel, J. Hartmann, and H.-J. Freund pp. 4395-4408
Laser-driven atomic-probe-beam diagnostics B. A. Knyazev, J. B. Greenly, and D. A. Hammer pp. 4409-4414 Computer optimization for high-resolution time-of-flight mass spectrometer U. Even and Bernhard Dick pp. 4415-4420 Optimization of a one-dimensional time-of-flight mass spectrometer Uzi Even and Bernhard Dick pp. 4421-4430 A pulsed supersonic entrainment reactor for the rational preparation of cold ionic complexes W. H. Robertson, J. A. Kelley, and M. A. Johnson pp. 4431-4434 Characteristics and design of metal vacuum arc plasma source power supply for pulsed-mode plasma immersion ion implantation L. P. Wang, K. Y. Gan, X. B. Tian, B. Y. Tang, and P. K. Chu pp. 4435-4437
Reduction of the source size of gas-puff z-pinch plasmas using an inductive pulsed power system K. Imasaka, K. Kawazoe, K. Kawauchi, S. Hara, J. Suehiro, and M. Hara pp. 4438-4444 A filter bank system for scattered spectrum analysis in collective Thomson scattering diagnostic on JT-60 S. Lee, T. Kondoh, Y. Yonemoto, and Y. Miura pp. 4445-4448
Development of a high-resolution x-ray imaging system with a charge-coupled- device detector coupled with crystal x-ray magnifiers K. Sato, Y. Hasegawa, K. Kondo, K. Miyazaki, T. Matsushita, and Y.Amemiya pp. 4449-4456 Electrochemically etched nickel tips for spin polarized scanning tunneling microscopy Massimiliano Cavallini and Fabio Biscarini pp. 4457-4460 Plug "n" play scanning probe microscopy Thomas Michely, Markus Kaiser, and Marcel J. Rost pp. 4461-4467 Low temperature magnetic force microscopy with enhanced sensitivity based on piezoresistive detection A. Volodin, K. Temst, C. Van Haesendonck, and Y. Bruynseraede pp. 4468-4473
Photoacoustic cell for spectroscopy at low temperatures U. Störkel and W. Grill pp. 4474-4478 Apparatus for thin-film stress measurement with integrated four-point bending equipment: Performance and results on Cu films V. Weihnacht, W. Brückner, and C. M. Schneider pp. 4479-4482 Application of sheet shaped plasma supplemented with radio frequency plasma source for production of thin films Kanetoshi Shibata, Hiroaki Ito, Noboru Yugami, Yasushi Nishida, and Tadaomi Miyazaki pp. 4483-4488 Thermostatic control of a sample tube in a nuclear magnetic resonance spin-echo spectrometer A. V. Anisimov and N. R. Dautova pp. 4489-4491 A shear cell for aligning and measuring birefringence of bow-shaped (banana) liquid crystals A. Rastegar, G. Wulterkens, H. Verscharen, Th. Rasing, and G. Heppke pp. 4492-4496 Experimental confirmation of the insensitivity of mass diffusion measurements to blockages and voids along the diffusion path R. Michael Banish, J. Iwan D. Alexander, and Lyle B. Jalbert pp. 4497-4501 Sources and control of instrumental drift in the surface forces apparatus M. Heuberger, M. Zäch, and N. D. Spencer pp. 4502-4508 Multi-aperture gasket for experiments at high pressure in a diamond-anvil cell J. Zhao, G. Hearne, M. Maaza, M. K. Nieuwoudt, and J. D. Comins pp. 4509-4511 Real-time determination of thermal diffusivity in a disk-shaped sample: Applications to graphite and boron nitride Timothée L. Pourpoint, R. Michael Banish, Francis C. Wessling, and Robert F. Sekerka pp. 4512-4520 A probe for investigating the effects of temperature, strain, and magnetic field on transport critical currents in superconducting wires and tapes Najib Cheggour and Damian P. Hampshire pp. 4521-4530
Portable fluorescence photometer for monitoring free calcium Jens Struckmeier, Erk Klopp, Matthias Born, Martin Hofmann, Jochen Tenbosch, and David B. Jones pp. 4531-4534 Novel photofragment spectrometer for the investigation of molecular three-body decay M. Braun, M. Beckert, and U. Müller pp. 4535-4544 Nitrogen dioxide and kerosene-flame soot calibration of photoacoustic instruments for measurement of light absorption by aerosols W. Patrick Arnott, Hans Moosmüller, and John W. Walker pp. 4545-4552 A lightweight balloon-borne gas chromatograph for in situ measurements of atmospheric halocarbons A. D. Robinson, J. D. McIntyre, N. R. P. Harris, J. A. Pyle, P. G. Simmonds, and F. Danis pp. 4553-4560
Magnetic tweezers for DNA micromanipulation Charbel Haber and Denis Wirtz pp. 4561-4570 Quantitative measurement of muscle hemoglobin oxygenation using near-infrared spectroscopy with correction for the influence of a subcutaneous fat layer Masatsugu Niwayama, Ling Lin, Jun Shao, Nobuki Kudo, and Katsuyuki Yamamoto pp. 4571-4575
Development of a horizontal component seismometer using a magnetic spring Yuji Otake pp. 4576-4581 S-Cam: A spectrophotometer for optical astronomy: Performance and latest results N. Rando, J. Verveer, S. Andersson, P. Verhoeve, A. Peacock, A.Reynolds, M. A. C. Perryman, and F. Favata pp. 4582-4591
Ultralow noise current amplifier based on a cryogenic current comparator F. Gay, F. Piquemal, and G. Genevès pp. 4592-4595 Broadband calibration of long lossy microwave transmission lines at cryogenic temperatures using nichrome films M. L. Stutzman, Mark Lee, and R. F. Bradley pp. 4596-4599 Measuring radio frequency properties of materials in pulsed magnetic fields with a tunnel diode oscillator T. Coffey, Z. Bayindir, J. F. DeCarolis, M. Bennett, G. Esper, and C.C. Agosta pp. 4600-4606 Digital data readback for a probe storage device Rostislav V. Lapshin pp. 4607-4610 Stacked orthogonal serpentine delay lines with vias for two-dimensional microchannel plate readout M. Lampton and M. Marckwordt pp. 4611-4619
The study of fabrication of the x-ray mirror by numerically controlled plasma chemical vaporization machining: Development of the machine for the x-ray mirror fabrication Yuzo Mori, Kazuya Yamamura, and Yasuhisa Sano pp. 4620-4626 Development of plasma chemical vaporization machining Yuzo Mori, Kazuto Yamauchi, Kazuya Yamamura, and Yasuhisa Sano pp. 4627-4632 Design and development of an interferometer with improved angular tolerance and its application to x-y theta measurement Chia-Hsiang Menq, Ji-Hua Zhang, and Jian Shi pp. 4633-4638 Development of the tracking laser vibrometer: Performance and uncertainty analysis P. Castellini and N. Paone pp. 4639-4647 Recent progress of white light interferometric fiberoptic strain sensing techniques Libo Yuan, Limin Zhou, Wei Jin, and C. C. Chan pp. 4648-4654 Atmospheric pressure sample inlet for mass spectrometers Seksan Dheandhanoo, Ralph J. Ciotti, and Suhas N. Ketkar pp. 4655-4657 Error reduction study employing a pseudo-random binary sequence for use in acoustic pyrometry of gases B. C. R. Ewan and S. N. Ireland pp. 4658-4664 A new scanning slit rheometer for electro-rheological fluids S. Shin and Y. I. Cho pp. 4665-4669 A vacuum gauge using positive temperature coefficient thermistor as the sensor Suman Chatterjee, Ashim K. Halder, Kamalendu Sengupta, and Himadri S. Maiti pp. 4670-4673

Investigation of the Hugoniot equation of state in laser-driven shock experiments by a line-imaging optically recording velocity interferometer system T. Kadono, M. Yoshida, N. Kozu, and K. Kondo pp. 4674-4676 Simple method for online correction of laser fluctuations in correlation measurements Andrea Sghirlanzoni and Giuseppe Chirico pp. 4677-4678 Rubidium clock sound velocity meter Einar Høgseth, Gavin Hedwig, and Harald Høiland pp. 4679-4680 A simple and efficient laser beam trap using a highly absorbing glass plate at Brewster incidence M. Lintz and A. V. Papoyan pp. 4681-4682 Multimode electrometer for atmospheric ion measurements R. Giles Harrison and Karen L. Aplin pp. 4683-4685