Review of Scientific Instruments, 1999, V 70, N 3, March.


ARTICLES

OPTICS; ATOMS and MOLECULES; SPECTROSCOPY
Progress in multipass tandem Fabry-Perot interferometry: I. A fully automated, easy to use, self-aligning spectrometer with increased stability and flexibility Burkard Hillebrands pp. 1589-1598 Uniaxial single shot autocorrelator J. Collier, C. Danson, C. Johnson, and C. Mistry pp. 1599-1602 A fiber-optic attenuator calibration system using high frequency substitution method Ranjit Singh and Tomoteru Kawakami pp. 1603-1604 Design of a beamline for soft and deep lithography on third generation synchrotron radiation source E. Di Fabrizio, A. Nucara, M. Gentili, and R. Cingolani pp. 1605-1613 Collimation of plasma-produced x-rays by spherical crystals: Ray-tracing simulations and experimental results M. Sanchez del Rio, M. Fraenkel, A. Zigler, A. Ya. Faenov, and T. A. Pikuz pp. 1614-1620 Preliminary experiment of total reflection x-ray fluorescence using two glancing x-ray beams excitation Kouichi Tsuji, Tasaku Sato, Kazuaki Wagatsuma, Martine Claes, and RenÚ Van Grieken pp. 1621-1623 X-ray spectral power measurements utilizing the diffraction pattern of a slit K. L. Baker, J. L. Porter, L. E. Ruggles, R. E. Chrien, and G. C. Idzorek pp. 1624-1626 A method for measuring the 2 3S population in a fast 4He beam by means of laser atomic absorption spectroscopy A. Christmann, S. Seidel, and H. J. Kunze pp. 1627-1630 High intensity source for cold atomic hydrogen and deuterium beams N. Koch and E. Steffens pp. 1631-1639 Refractory graphite skimmers for supersonic free-jet, supersonic arc-jet, and plasma discharge applications D. C. Jordan, R. Barling, and R. B. Doak pp. 1640-1648
CHARGED PARTICLE SOURCES, OPTICS and ACCELERATION
Fabrication of single self-supported metallic nanometric wires W. La´, A. Degiovanni, and R. Morin pp. 1649-1652 A versatile electron detector for studies on ion-surface scattering C. Lemell, J. St÷ckl, HP. Winter, and F. Aumayr pp. 1653-1657 High-resolution x-ray spectromicroscopy with the Tokyo electron beam ion trap N. Nakamura, A. Ya. Faenov, T. A. Pikuz, E. Nojikawa, H. Shiraishi, F. J. Currell, and S. Ohtani pp. 1658-1664 Ultrastable superconducting magnet system for a penning trap mass spectrometer R. S. Van Dyck, Jr., D. L. Farnham, S. L. Zafonte, and P. B. Schwinberg pp. 1665-1671 Characterizing the emittance contribution due to rotated quadrupoles and canonical angular momentum using the quadrupole scan technique in electron accelerators Bruce E. Carlsten pp. 1672-1683 A 32-channel preamplifier chip for the multiplicity vertex detector at PHENIX C. L. Britton, Jr., L. G. Clonts, M. N. Ericson, S. S. Frank, J. A. Moore, M. L. Simpson, G. R. Young, R. S. Smith, J. Boissevain, S. Hahn, J. S. Kapustinsky, J. Simon-Gillo, J. P. Sullivan, and H. van Hecke pp. 1684-1687
NUCLEAR PHYSICS, FUSION and PLASMAS
Quantitative measurement of x-ray images with a gated microchannel plate system in a z-pinch plasma experiment Bing Shan, Takeshi Yanagidaira, Katsuji Shimoda, and Katsumi Hirano pp. 1688-1693 A slit grating spectrograph for quantitative soft x-ray spectroscopy T. Wilhein, S. Rehbein, D. Hambach, M. Berglund, L. Rymell, and H. M. Hertz pp. 1694-1699 A three-wave heterodyne correlation reflectometer developed in the T-10 tokamak V. A. Vershkov, V. V. Dreval, and S. V. Soldatov pp. 1700-1709 Holey-plate plasma source using a partial-coaxial microwave cavity Yoshikazu Yoshida pp. 1710-1712
BASIC PHENOMENA
Effect of an input coil microwave resonance on dynamics and noise properties of a dc superconducting quantum interference device operating close to the hysteretic mode V. Polushkin, D. Glowacka, R. Hart, and John Lumley pp. 1713-1718 Controlling chaotic systems with occasional proportional feedback Larry R. Senesac, William E. Blass, Gordon Chin, John J. Hillman, and James V. Lobell pp. 1719-1724
MICROSCOPY and IMAGING
0.4 [ mu ]m spatial resolution with 1 GHz ([ lambda ] = 30 cm) evanescent microwave probe M. Tabib-Azar, D.-P. Su, A. Pohar, S. R. LeClair, and G. Ponchak pp. 1725-1729 Angle chord integral inverter and a rotating type optical probe N. S. Yoon, H. K. Na, and S. M. Hwang pp. 1730-1734 Measurement of hardness, surface potential, and charge distribution with dynamic contact mode electrostatic force microscope J. W. Hong, Sang-il Park, and Z. G. Khim pp. 1735-1739 MEPHISTO spectromicroscope reaches 20 nm lateral resolution Gelsomina De Stasio, Luca Perfetti, B. Gilbert, O. Fauchoux, M. Capozi, P. Perfetti, G. Margaritondo, and B. P. Tonner pp. 1740-1742
CONDENSED MATTER; MATERIALS
Picosecond time-resolved electronic spectroscopy in plate impact shock experiments: Experimental development M. D. Knudson, K. A. Zimmerman, and Y. M. Gupta pp. 1743-1750 Vibrating reed apparatus with optical detection and digital signal processing: Application to measurements on thin films U. Harms, L. Kempen, and H. Neuhńuser pp. 1751-1755 Practical aspects of Kelvin probe force microscopy H. O. Jacobs, H. F. Knapp, and A. Stemmer pp. 1756-1760 Large area magneto-optical investigations of YBCO thin films M. Kuhn, B. Schey, W. Biegel, B. Stritzker, J. Eisenmenger, and P. Leiderer pp. 1761-1766 Micron-sized Hall probes on a Si/SiGe heterostructure as a tool to study vortex dynamics in high-temperature superconducting crystals R. G. van Veen, A. H. Verbruggen, E. van der Drift, S. Radelaar, S. Anders, and H. M. Jaeger pp. 1767-1770 A two-axis goniometer for sensitivity enhancement in single-crystal nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy Thomas Vosegaard, Eigil Hald, Preben Daugaard, and Hans J. Jakobsen pp. 1771-1779 A trimodal resonator for three mutually perpendicular magnetic fields T. H. Stievater, M. J. Lim, P. Colosimo, R. A. Michniak, P. H. Bucksbaum, and R. S. Conti pp. 1780-1786 A novel probe head for high-field, high-frequency electron paramagnetic resonance G. Annino, M. Cassettari, I. Longo, M. Martinelli, P. J. M. Van Bentum, and E. Van der Horst pp. 1787-1793 A new method for determining polymer optical anisotropy using two wavelengths Shigeyoshi Osaki and Masahiro Mori pp. 1794-1797 Differential reflectance spectroscopy using sample rotation F. X. Zha, S. C. Shen, X. L. Huang, and G. L. Shi pp. 1798-1800 The Langmuir probe as a diagnostic of the electron component within low temperature laser ablated plasma plumes I. Weaver, G. W. Martin, W. G. Graham, T. Morrow, and C. L. S. Lewis pp. 1801-1805 Modification of a high vacuum, crossed molecular beam scattering system to perform angle-resolved, gas-surface scattering studies under ultrahigh vacuum conditions Hiroshi Yoshikawa, Haruhiko Ohashi, Kiyohiko Tabayashi, Mitsukazu Suzui, Toshio Horigome, Kazuo Hayakawa, Shinji Kato, Kosuke Shobatake, Koji Ito, and Tetsuo Fujimoto pp. 1806-1815 A metal plasma source ion implantation and deposition system Bin Liu, B. Li, M. Sun, B. Y. Jiang, Y. F. Ren, and Si-Ze Yang pp. 1816-1820 Substrate heater for the growth of epitaxial silicon films Matthew Deming, Walter Varhue, Edward Adams, and Mark Lavoie pp. 1821-1823 Special modulator for high frequency, low-voltage plasma immersion ion implantation Xiubo Tian, Xiaofeng Wang, Baoyin Tang, Paul K. Chu, Ping K. Ko, and Yiu-Chung Cheng pp. 1824-1828
CHEMISTRY
Real time chemical vapor detection and enhancement utilizing aerosol adsorption V. J. Novick, S. A. Johnson, H. A. Hisgen, and V. J. Reyes pp. 1829-1834 Time-resolved detection and identification of single analyte molecules in microcapillaries by time-correlated single-photon counting (TCSPC) W. Becker, H. Hickl, C. Zander, K. H. Drexhage, M. Sauer, S. Siebert, and J. Wolfrum pp. 1835-1841
BIOLOGY and MEDICINE
Multitip scanning bio-Kelvin probe I. D. Baikie, P. J. S. Smith, D. M. Porterfield, and P. J. Estrup pp. 1842-1850
GRAVITY; GEOPHYSICS; ASTRONOMY and ASTROPHYSICS
Thermal noise in a high Q cryogenic resonator Michele Bonaldi, Paolo Falferi, Massimo Cerdonio, Andrea Vinante, Rita Dolesi, and Stefano Vitale pp. 1851-1856
ELECTRONICS; ELECTROMAGNETIC TECHNOLOGY; MICROWAVES
A 6 kV-150 A, 8 ns rise time pulse generator for excitation of ferroelectric cathodes I. Boscolo and S. La Torre pp. 1857-1859 Ultralow noise high gain transimpedance amplifier for characterizing the low frequency noise of infrared detectors R. M. Howard pp. 1860-1867 Miniature fiber optic pressure sensor for turbomachinery applications William N. MacPherson, James M. Kilpatrick, James S. Barton, and Julian D. C. Jones pp. 1868-1874 Stroboscopic microcontroller-based tachometer Armando Segovia, Mayra Gardu˝o, Luis C. Longoria, and Arquimides Diaz pp. 1875-1879 Measurement of partial pressures in extremely high vacuum region using a modified residual gas analyzer Shu Watanabe, Hitoshi Oyama, Shigeki Kato, and Masakazu Aono pp. 1880-1884 A new measuring device for measuring valve lift Milan Mar[c]i[c] pp. 1885-1888
NOTES
Simple low-drift heating stage for scanning probe microscopes F. Oulevey, G. Gremaud, A. J. Kulik, and B. Guisolan pp. 1889-1890 A pulse voltage multiplier Leopoldo Soto and Luis Altamirano pp. 1891-1892