Review of Scientific Instruments, 2003, V 74, N 12, December.


Superconductor and magnet levitation devices K. B. Ma, Y. V. Postrekhin, and W. K. Chu pp. 4989-5017

A dynamic infrared source M. J. Persky pp. 5018-5025 Brandaris 128: A digital 25 million frames per second camera with 128 highly sensitive frames Chien Ting Chin, Charles Lancee, Jerome Borsboom, Frits Mastik, Martijn E. Frijlink, Nico de Jong, Michel Versluis, and Detlef Lohse pp. 5026-5034 High resolution hard x-ray spectroscopy of femtosecond laser-produced plasmas with a CZT detector L. M. Chen, P. Forget, R. Toth, J. C. Kieffer, A. Krol, C. C. Chamberlain, B. X. Hou, J. Nees, and G. Mourou pp. 5035-5038 Investigation of the projectile ion velocity inside the interaction media by the x-ray spectromicroscopy method O. N. Rosmej, S. A. Pikuz, Jr., J. Wieser, A. Blazevic, E. Brambrink, M. Roth, V. P. Efremov, A. Ya. Faenov, T. A. Pikuz, I. Yu. Skobelev, and D. H. H. Hoffmann pp. 5039-5045 An efficient method for simultaneous measurement of the integrated reflectivity of crystals in multiple s of reflection using the bremsstrahlung continuum from an x-ray tube and comparison of experimental results for mica with theoretical calculations S. G. Lee, J. G. Bak, Y. S. Jung, M. Bitter, K. W. Hill, G. Holzer, O. Wehrhan, and E. Forster pp. 5046-5052
A combined source of electron bunches and microwave power J. L. Xie, F. Y. Wang, X. P. Yang, B. Shen, W. Gu, and L. W. Zhang pp. 5053-5057 Optimal lookup table construction for charge division with respect to efficiency flatness P. Van Esch and F. Millier pp. 5058-5061 Device to increase the dynamic range of high-pressure ionization chambers used in environmental radiation monitoring V. Balagi, K. R. Prasad, R. K. Jakati, and S. K. Kataria pp. 5062-5064
Large-grazing-angle, multi-image Kirkpatrick–Baez microscope as the front end to a high-resolution streak camera for OMEGA O. V. Gotchev, L. J. Hayes, P. A. Jaanimagi, J. P. Knauer, F. J. Marshall, and D. D. Meyerhofer pp. 5065-5069 Curvature wave-front sensors for electron density characterization in plasmas K. L. Baker pp. 5070-5075 Soft x-ray emission from postpulse expanding laser-produced plasmas J. L. Weaver, U. Feldman, A. N. Mostovych, J. F. Seely, D. Colombant, and G. Holland pp. 5076-5083 Cross-calibrating spatial positions of light-viewing diagnostics using plasma edge sweeps in DIII-D W. M. Solomon, K. H. Burrell, P. Gohil, R. Groebner, and D. Kaplan pp. 5084-5089 Infrared camera diagnostic for heat flux measurements on the National Spherical Torus Experiment D. Mastrovito, R. Maingi, H. W. Kugel, and A. L. Roquemore pp. 5090-5092 Identification of short-lived and localized coherent structures in plasma turbulence by window biorthogonal decomposition Lifang Dong, Qingli Zhang, and Long Wang pp. 5093-5096 A plasma-shielded, miniature Rogowski probe E. Torbert, I. Furno, T. Intrator, and E. Hemsing pp. 5097-5100
Microbeam of 100 keV x ray with a sputtered-sliced Fresnel zone plate Nagao Kamijo, Yoshio Suzuki, Hidekazu Takano, Shigeharu Tamura, Masato Yasumoto, Akihisa Takeuchi, and Mitsuhiro Awaji pp. 5101-5104 Scanning vector Hall probe microscope J. Fedor, V. Cambel, D. Gregusova, P. Hanzelka, J. Derer, and J. Volko pp. 5105-5110 Higher harmonics imaging in tapping-mode atomic-force microscopy Robert W. Stark and Wolfgang M. Heckl pp. 5111-5114 Compensation of cross talk in the optical lever deflection method used in atomic force microscopy Satoru Fujisawa and Hisato Ogiso pp. 5115-5117
Original superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID) design and measurement technique for flux noise source localization in SQUID systems M. Lam Chok Sing, S. Flament, X. Ridereau, C. Gunther, L. Mechin, and D. Bloyet pp. 5118-5122 Particle-beam experiment to study heterogeneous surface reactions relevant to plasma-assisted thin film growth and etching Wolfgang Jacob, Christian Hopf, Achim von Keudell, Matthias Meier, and Thomas Schwarz-Selinger pp. 5123-5136 Flexible system for multiple plasma immersion ion implantation-deposition processes Xiubo Tian, Ricky K. Y. Fu, Paul K. Chu, Andre Anders, Chunzhi Gong, and Shiqin Yang pp. 5137-5140 Magnetic force and optical force sensing with ultrathin silicon resonator Takahito Ono and Masayoshi Esashi pp. 5141-5146 Permeation rate measurements by electrical analysis of calcium corrosion R. Paetzold, A. Winnacker, D. Henseler, V. Cesari, and K. Heuser pp. 5147-5150 Unique approach to measuring temperature variation of surface tension in smectic liquid crystals M. Veum, P. Messman, Z. Q. Liu, C. C. Huang, N. Janarthanan, and C. S. Hsu pp. 5151-5155
Simple, sensitive nitrogen analyzer based on pulsed miniplasma source emission spectrometry Zhe Jin and Yixiang Duan pp. 5156-5160 Fabrication of quasi-two-dimensional, heterogeneously curved Belousov–Zhabotinsky systems N. Manz and S. C. Muller pp. 5161-5166 An oscillating bubble device for direct measurement of molecular exchange processes at the air–liquid interface in the medium frequency range J. Ortegren, K.-D. Wantke, and H. Motschmann pp. 5167-5172 Kinetic gravimetric sorption of low volatility gases and vapors in polymers Sushil N. Dhoot and Benny D. Freeman pp. 5173-5178
Automated spectro-goniometer: A spherical robot for the field measurement of the directional reflectance of snow Thomas H. Painter, Brad Paden, and Jeff Dozier pp. 5179-5188
High frequency ac bias for direct-coupled dc superconducting quantum interference device readout electronics N. Oukhanski, V. Schultze, R. P. J. IJsselsteijn, and H.-G. Meyer pp. 5189-5193 Inductive electronic load for testing of magnet power supplies in particle accelerators M. B. Borage, S. R. Tiwari, and S. Kotaiah pp. 5194-5196 Tapered microstrip balun for integrating a low noise amplifier with a nonplanar log periodic antenna G. Engargiola pp. 5197-5200 Novel voltage compressor circuit by transmission lines V. Nassisi, F. Belloni, D. Doria, and A. Lorusso pp. 5201-5203 Low-impedance time-domain reflectometry for measuring the impedance characteristics of low-impedance transmission lines N. G. Paulter, R. H. Palm, A. R. Hefner, and D. W. Berning pp. 5204-5211
Characteristics of doped optical fiber for fluorescence-based fiber optic temperature systems D. I. Forsyth, T. Sun, K. T. V. Grattan, S. A. Wade, and S. F. Collins pp. 5212-5218 Self-normalized photothermal technique for accurate thermal diffusivity measurements in thin metal layers J. A. Balderas-Lopez and A. Mandelis pp. 5219-5225 Homodyne detection technique using spontaneously generated reference signal in picosecond thermoreflectance measurements Naoyuki Taketoshi, Tetsuya Baba, Emmanuel Schaub, and Akira Ono pp. 5226-5230
Experimental study of nanoparticle detection by optical gradient forces Filipp V. Ignatovich and Lukas Novotny pp. 5231-5235 Quasi-monochromatic flash x-ray generator utilizing weakly ionized linear copper plasma Eiichi Sato, Yasuomi Hayasi, Rudolf Germer, Etsuro Tanaka, Hidezo Mori, Toshiaki Kawai, Toshio Ichimaru, Kazuyoshi Takayama, and Hideaki Ido pp. 5236-5240 Rapid scan Fourier transform detection of a frequency encoded quartz crystal microbalance array Shenheng Guan and Ralph B. Nielsen pp. 5241-5248 Comparison of force balance calibration techniques for the nano-Newton range Nathaniel P. Selden and Andrew D. Ketsdever pp. 5249-5254 Industrial application of ultrasound based in-line rheometry: Visualization of steady shear pipe flow of chocolate suspension in pre-crystallization process Boris Ouriev, Erich Windhab, Peter Braun, Yuantong Zeng, and Beat Birkhofer pp. 5255-5259 The phosphorescence microphone: A device for testing oxygen sensors and films Christina M. McGraw, Hari Shroff, Gamal Khalil, and James B. Callis pp. 5260-5266 Pyroelectric infrared sensor-based thermometer for monitoring indoor objects C. F. Tsai and M. S. Young pp. 5267-5273 Stereo camera system for three-dimensional reconstruction of a flyer plate in flight Ted D. Rupp, Russell J. Gehr, Scott Bucholtz, David L. Robbins, David B. Stahl, and Stephen A. Sheffield pp. 5274-5281

Investigation of thermal contact resistance in injection molding using a hollow waveguide pyrometer and a two-thermocouple probe A. Bendada, A. Derdouri, M. Lamontagne, and Y. Simard pp. 5282-5284