Review of Scientific Instruments, 2003, V 74, N 4, April.


ARTICLES

OPTICS; ATOMS and MOLECULES; SPECTROSCOPY; PHOTON DETECTORS
Phase-locked-loop-based delay-line-free picosecond electro-optic sampling system Gong-Ru Lin and Yung-Cheng Chang pp. 2255-2261 Large aperture compound lenses made of lithium J. T. Cremer, M. A. Piestrup, H. R. Beguiristain, C. K. Gary, and R. H. Pantell pp. 2262-2266 The Stark ball: A programmable multipolar environment K. B. MacAdam and C. S. Hwang pp. 2267-2275
PARTICLE SOURCES, OPTICS and ACCELERATION; PARTICLE DETECTORS
Highly charged ion beams at eV kinetic energies H. Lebius, A. Brenac, B. A. Huber, L. Maunoury, F. Gustavo, and D. Cormier pp. 2276-2279 Accurate Monte Carlo calculation of Boersch energy and angle spreading F. H. Read and N. J. Bowring pp. 2280-2287 Mini rf-driven ion sources for focused ion beam systems X. Jiang, Q. Ji, A. Chang, and K. N. Leung pp. 2288-2292 Flat-top acceleration system for the variable-energy multiparticle AVF cyclotron Mitsuhiro Fukuda, Satoshi Kurashima, Susumu Okumura, Nobumasa Miyawaki, Takashi Agematsu, Yoshiteru Nakamura, Takayuki Nara, Ikuo Ishibori, Kenichi Yoshida, Watalu Yokota, Kazuo Arakawa, Yukio Kumata, Yasushi Fukumoto, and Katsuhiko Saito pp. 2293-2299
NUCLEAR PHYSICS, FUSION and PLASMAS
High-repetition-rate, hard x-ray radiation from a laser-produced plasma: Photon yield and application considerations A. Sjo"gren, M. Harbst, C.-G. Wahlstro"m, S. Svanberg, and C. Olsson pp. 2300-2311 Plasma emission tomographic reconstruction in the large helical device Y. Liu, A. Yu. Kostrioukov, and B. J. Peterson LHD Experiment Group pp. 2312-2317 Separatrix shape measurement on field-reversed configuration plasmas Hiroshi Gota, Takahiko Akiyama, Kayoko Fujimoto, Yasunori Ohkuma, Tsutomu Takahashi, and Yasuyuki Nogi pp. 2318-2323 Reconnection scaling experiment: A new device for three-dimensional magnetic reconnection studies I. Furno, T. Intrator, E. Torbert, C. Carey, M. D. Cash, J. K. Campbell, W. J. Fienup, C. A. Werley, G. A. Wurden, and G. Fiksel pp. 2324-2331 Spatial deconvolution technique to obtain velocity profiles from chord integrated spectra R. P. Golingo and U. Shumlak pp. 2332-2337 Neutral particle analyzer/isotope separator for measurement of hydrogen isotope composition of JET plasmas V. I. Afanasyev, A. Gondhalekar, P. Yu. Babenko, P. Beaumont, P. De Antonis, A. V. Detch, A. I. Kislyakov, S. S. Kozlovskij, M. I. Mironov, M. P. Petrov, S. Ya. Petrov , F. V. Tschernyshev, and C. H. Wilson Contributors to the EFDA-JET Workprogramme pp. 2338-2352 Optimization of the number of soft x-ray arrays and detectors for the SST-1 tokamak by the tomographic method A. K. Chattopadhyay, C. V. S. Rao, and R. Srivatsan pp. 2353-2356 Three different simple detector manipulators for spatial measurements in a plasma discharge device Shunjiro Shinohara pp. 2357-2360 Rapid multiplexed data acquisition: Application to three-dimensional magnetic field measurements in a turbulent laboratory plasma M. Landreman, C. D. Cothran, M. R. Brown, M. Kostora, and J. T. Slough pp. 2361-2368 Conical x-ray crystal spectrometer for time integrated and time resolved measurements U. Andiel, K. Eidmann, F. Pisani, K. Witte, I. Uschmann, O. Wehrhan, and E. Fo"rster pp. 2369-2374 X-ray crystal spectrometer with a charge-coupled-device detector for ion temperature measurements in the Large Helical Device Shigeru Morita and Motoshi Goto pp. 2375-2387 Versatile high resolution crystal spectrometer with x-ray charge coupled device detector R. Barnsley, N. J. Peacock, J. Dunn, I. M. Melnick, I. H. Coffey, J. A. Rainnie, M. R. Tarbutt, and N. Nelms pp. 2388-2408 Magnetic diagnostics for ITER/BPX plasmas (invited) G. Vayakis and C. Walker the ITER International Team and Participant Teams pp. 2409-2417
MICROSCOPY and IMAGING
Thermal conductivity calibration for hot wire based dc scanning thermal microscopy Ste'phane Lefe`vre, Sebastian Volz, Jean-Bernard Saulnier, Catherine Fuentes, and Nathalie Trannoy pp. 2418-2423 Standard sample probes for characterizing optical apertures in near-field scanning optical microscopy Joseph M. Imhof, Eun-Soo Kwak, and David A. Vanden Bout pp. 2424-2428 Two linear beetle-type scanning tunneling microscopes J. M. MacLeod, Antje Moffat, J. A. Miwa, A. G. Mark, G. K. Mullins, R. H. J. Dumont, G. E. Constant, and A. B. McLean pp. 2429-2437 Susceptibility of atomic force microscope cantilevers to lateral forces John Elie Sader pp. 2438-2443 In situ scanning tunneling microscopy of individual supported metal clusters at reactive gas pressures from 108 to 104 Pa A. Kolmakov and D. W. Goodman pp. 2444-2450
CONDENSED MATTER; MATERIALS
Combined rheometry and small-angle x-ray scattering P. Panine, M. Gradzielski, and T. Narayanan pp. 2451-2455 Improving sensitivity of a small angle x-ray scattering camera with pinhole collimation using separated optical elements Th. Zemb, O. Tache', F. Ne', and O. Spalla pp. 2456-2462 Neutron lens by superposition of glancing reflections A. D. Stoica and X.-L. Wang pp. 2463-2466 Magnetic susceptibility measurements at high pressure using designer diamond anvils D. D. Jackson, C. Aracne-Ruddle, V. Malba, S. T. Weir, S. A. Catledge, and Y. K. Vohra pp. 2467-2471 High-pressure spectroscopic measurement on diffusion with a diamond-anvil cell K. Aoki, Eriko Katoh, H. Yamawaki, H. Fujihisa, and M. Sakashita pp. 2472-2476 Torsion pendulum method to evaluate the internal friction and elastic modulus of films Z. S. Li, Q. F. Fang, S. Veprek, and S. Z. Li pp. 2477-2480 Electronic sample-and-hold circuit to minimize artifacts during high-temperature Auger electron spectroscopy measurements R. P. Henson, E. C. Viljoen, J. J. Terblans, and J. du Plessis pp. 2481-2482 Development of an interactive molecular dynamics simulation software package P. Knoll and S. Mirzaei pp. 2483-2487
CHEMISTRY
An ion beam reflectron/single-photon infrared emission spectrometer for the study of gas-phase polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon ions: Testing proposed carriers of the unidentified infrared emission bands Hack-Sung Kim and Richard J. Saykally pp. 2488-2494 Application of time-sliced ion velocity imaging to crossed molecular beam experiments Jim J. Lin, Jingang Zhou, Weicheng Shiu, and Kopin Liu pp. 2495-2500 Zetameter for microelectrophoresis studies of the oxide/water interface at temperatures up to 200 C X. Y. Zhou, X. J. Wei, M. V. Fedkin, K. H. Strass, and S. N. Lvov pp. 2501-2506 Spark combustion reactor for 13-carbon isotope enrichment analysis of gases Michael May, Michael Gray, John E. Kuo, and C. T. Tan pp. 2507-2511 Experimental procedure for fundamental studies of reinforcing steel corrosion processes F. J. Martin and J. Olek pp. 2512-2516 Stray capacitance contribution to the electrical measurement of contact angles and areas Anthony Quinn and Phil Attard pp. 2517-2522 Pressure cell for time-resolved calorimetric measurements of photoinitiated reactions on the fractional millisecond and longer time scale Gregory J. Edens, Yan Liu, Joseph Grzymski, and David Mauzerall pp. 2523-2529 Direct current slice imaging Dave Townsend, Michael P. Minitti, and Arthur G. Suits pp. 2530-2539
BIOLOGY and MEDICINE
Design of a compact synchrotron for medical applications Nader Al Harbi and S. Y. Lee pp. 2540-2545 Laser transfer of biomaterials: Matrix-assisted pulsed laser evaporation (MAPLE) and MAPLE Direct Write P. K. Wu, B. R. Ringeisen, D. B. Krizman, C. G. Frondoza, M. Brooks, D. M. Bubb, R. C. Y. Auyeung, A. Pique', B. Spargo, R. A. McGill, and D. B. Chrisey pp. 2546-2557 Production of standardized air bubbles: Application to embolism studies Peggy Palanchon, Jan Klein, and Nico de Jong pp. 2558-2563
GRAVITY; GEOPHYSICS; ASTRONOMY and ASTROPHYSICS
A camera based position control of a suspended optical bench used in a gravitational wave detector F. Beauville, D. Buskulic, R. Flaminio, F. Marion, A. Masserot, L. Massonnet, B. Mours, J. Ramonet, E. Tournefier, D. Verkindt, O. Veziant, and M. Yvert pp. 2564-2569 Adaptive optics approach for prefiltering of geometrical fluctuations of the input laser beam of an interferometric gravitational waves detector E. Calloni, J. T. Baker, F. Barone, R. DeRosa, L. Di Fiore, L. Milano, and S. R. Restaino pp. 2570-2574
THERMOMETRY; THERMAL DIFFUSIVITY; ACOUSTIC; PHOTOTHERMAL and PHOTOACOUSTIC
Design of an experimental setup to achieve sinusoidal temperature oscillation in ultrahigh vacuum F. Pesty and P. Garoche pp. 2575-2579 Recent work in shape-based methods for diffusive inverse problems Gregory Boverman, Mohamed Khames ben Hadj Miled, and Eric L. Miller pp. 2580-2582
GENERAL INSTRUMENTS
Real-time wavelet-transform spectrum analyzer for the investigation of 1/falpha noise Doriano Brogioli and Alberto Vailati pp. 2583-2592 OPL-3D: A novel, portable optical digitizer for fast acquisition of free-form surfaces Giovanna Sansoni, Alessandro Patrioli, and Franco Docchio pp. 2593-2603 Device for the independent verification of subresonant mechanica l damping measurements W. M. Brunner, I. C. Getting, and H. A. Spetzler pp. 2604-2610
NOTES

Double-cantilever mount for angle-resolving particle detectors D. K. Waterhouse, J. K. Devlin, and J. F. Williams pp. 2611-2612 Short-time piezoelectric measurements in ferroelectric thin films using a double-beam laser interferometer P. Gerber, A. Roelofs, O. Lohse, C. Ku"geler, S. Tiedke, U. Bo"ttger, and R. Waser pp. 2613-2615
ERRATA

Publisher's Note: "Principle and performance of a superconducting angular accelerometer" [Rev. Sci. Instrum. 74, 1310 (2003)] M. Vol Moody, Ho Jung Paik, and Edgar R. Canavan p. 2616