Review of Scientific Instruments, 2002, V 73, N 6, June 2002.


Few-cycle mid-infrared pulse generation, characterization, and coherent propagation in optically dense media Julie A. Gruetzmacher and Norbert F. Scherer pp. 2227-2236 Precision spectrometer for measurement of specular reflectance Atte Haapalinna, Saulius Nevas, Farshid Manoochehri, and Erkki Ikonen pp. 2237-2241
A high sensitivity electron momentum spectrometer with simultaneous detection in energy and momentum Masahiko Takahashi, Taku Saito, Motoaki Matsuo, and Yasuo Udagawa pp. 2242-2248 Optimization of a Langmuir–Taylor detector for lithium R. Delhuille, A. Miffre, E. Lavallette, M. B?chner, C. Rizzo, G. Tr?nec, J. Vigu?, H. J. Loesch, and J. P. Gauyacq pp. 2249-2258
Temporally resolved Raman backscattering diagnostic of high intensity laser channeling T. G. Jones, K. Krushelnick, A. Ting, D. Kaganovich, C. I. Moore, and A. Morozov pp. 2259-2265 Differential method for the real time measurement of the diamagnetic and internal inductance in Tore Supra E. Joffrin and P. Defrasne pp. 2266-2269 A high-energy x-ray spectrometer diagnostic for the OMEGA laser L. T. Hudson, A. Henins, R. D. Deslattes, J. F. Seely, G. E. Holland, R. Atkin, L. Marlin, D. D. Meyerhofer, and C. Stoeckl pp. 2270-2275 Slit-wire camera, a new diagnostics method for measurement of small scale high- energy density structures in hot plasmas P. Choi, C. Dumitrescu, E. Wyndham, M. Favre, and H. Chuaqui pp. 2276-2281 Millimeter-wave two-dimensional imaging optical system for interferometer of the GAMMA 10 tandem mirror K. Watabe, N. Oyama, A. Mase, and K. Mizuno pp. 2282-2286 Maximum x-ray energy from compact electron cyclotron resonance based source of x rays C. Rouill?, K. Serebrennikov, and M. Bacal pp. 2287-2291
A new surface forces apparatus for nanorheology Fr?d?ric Restagno, J?r?me Crassous, ?lisabeth Charlaix, C?cile Cottin-Bizonne, and Michel Monchanin pp. 2292-2297 Magnetic field calibration of a transmission electron microscope using a permanent magnet material V. V. Volkov, D. C. Crew, Y. Zhu, and L. H. Lewis pp. 2298-2304 Atomic force microscope detector drift compensation by correlation of similar traces acquired at different setpoints Johannes H. Kindt, James B. Thompson, Mario B. Viani, and Paul K. Hansma pp. 2305-2307 Optical tweezers system measuring the change in light momentum flux Wilfried Grange, Sudhir Husale, Hans-Joachim G?ntherodt, and Martin Hegner pp. 2308-2316 Towards atomic force microscopy up to 100 MHz H. Kawakatsu, S. Kawai, D. Saya, M. Nagashio, D. Kobayashi, H. Toshiyoshi, and H. Fujita pp. 2317-2320
A device for surface study of confined micron thin films in a total internal reflection geometry Sergey Mamedov, Alexander D. Schwab, and Ali Dhinojwala pp. 2321-2324 In situ four-point conductivity and Hall effect apparatus for vacuum and controlled atmosphere measurements of thin film materials S. C. Moulzolf, D. J. Frankel, and R. J. Lad pp. 2325-2330 Production of dry powder clots using a piezoelectric drop generator Valeriy V. Yashchuk, Alexander O. Sushkov, Dmitry Budker, Eric R. Lee, Irwin T. Lee, and Martin L. Perl pp. 2331-2335 Multispeckle diffusing-wave spectroscopy: A tool to study slow relaxation and time-dependent dynamics Virgile Viasnoff, Fran?ois Lequeux, and D. J. Pine pp. 2336-2344 A vapor barrier Couette shear cell for small angle neutron scattering measurements L. Porcar, W. A. Hamilton, P. D. Butler, and G. G. Warr pp. 2345-2354 High pressure ultraviolet-visible-near infrared study of colored solid hydrogen sulfide T. Kume, Y. Fukaya, S. Sasaki, and H. Shimizu pp. 2355-2359 Experimental investigation of high temperature superconducting imaging surface magnetometry Michelle A. Espy, Andrei N. Matlashov, Robert H. Kraus, Jr. , Petr Volegov, and Keeran Maharajh pp. 2360-2363 A high temperature probe operating in the variable temperature insert of a commercial superconducting magnet system C. Leighton, John Kern, and Suzanne R. English pp. 2364-2368
Time-of-flight spectrometer for absolute measurements of multiply charged ions and ionic molecular fragments in the gas phase A. C. F. Santos, W. S. Melo, M. M. Sant'Anna, G. M. Sigaud, and E. C. Montenegro pp. 2369-2374 A multiquadrupole tandem mass spectrometer for the study of ion/surface collision processes Zheng Ouyang, Verena Grill, Jormarie Alvarez, Christopher H. Doerge, Luca Gianelli, Peter Thomas, Henry W. Rohrs, and R. Graham Cooks pp. 2375-2391 Resonance fluorescence detection of mercury vapor in a supersonic jet Xiaomei Tong, Robert B. Barat, and Arthur T. Poulos pp. 2392-2397 Application of ion imaging to the electron impact ionization of oxygen using crossed beams and a custom designed fast multichannel pulse generator Peter W. Harland, Brett R. Cameron, Mark Bart, and Mike O. Pearce pp. 2398-2403
Detection and enumeration of single nanometric particles: A confocal optical design for fluorescence flow cytometry Matthew M. Ferris and Kathy L. Rowlen pp. 2404-2410 A novel preterm respiratory mechanics active simulator to test the performances of neonatal pulmonary ventilators Paolo Cappa, Salvatore Andrea Sciuto, and Sergio Silvestri pp. 2411-2416 System for automated magnetic resonance imaging of a superheated emulsion chamber for brachytherapy dosimetry Ronald G. Pratt, Vincent J. Schmithorst, Michael Lamba, Bernard J. Dardzinski, Francesco d'Errico, Ravinder Nath, and Scott K. Holland pp. 2417-2421
A method for increasing depth of field during droplet imaging J. R. Saylor, B. K. Jones, and L. F. Bliven pp. 2422-2427 Vacuum-compatible vibration isolation stack for an interferometric gravitational wave detector TAMA300 R. Takahashi, F. Kuwahara, E. Majorana, Mark A. Barton, T. Uchiyama, K. Kuroda, A. Araya, K. Arai, A. Takamori, M. Ando, K. Tsubono, M.Fukushima, and Y. Saito pp. 2428-2433 Iodine-stabilized Nd:YAG laser applied to a long-baseline interferometer for wideband earth strain observations Akito Araya, Takashi Kunugi, Yoshio Fukao, Isao Yamada, Naoki Suda, Sumitaka Maruyama, Norikatsu Mio, and Shigenori Moriwaki pp. 2434-2439
Multichannel scaler for general statistical analysis of dynamic light scattering Rudolf Sprik and Edwin Baaij pp. 2440-2444 Advanced interferometric phase and amplitude noise measurements Enrico Rubiola and Vincent Giordano pp. 2445-2457
Gas detection with quantum cascade lasers: An adapted photoacoustic sensor based on Helmholtz resonance Stefano Barbieri, Jean-Paul Pellaux, Eric Studemann, and Daniel Rosset pp. 2458-2461
A six-degree-of-freedom precision motion stage Richard M. Seugling, Thomas LeBrun, Stuart T. Smith, and Lowell P. Howard pp. 2462-2468 Fiber optic extensometer for concrete deformation measurements Libo Yuan, Li-min Zhou, K. T. Lau, Wei Jin, and M. S. Demokan pp. 2469-2474 Switched cavity: An approach to micromass-flow sensors Ippei Torigoe pp. 2475-2478 Design of a z-axis translating laser light scattering device for particulate settling measurement in dispersed fluids D. L. Hoffman, D. R. Brooks, P. I. Dolez, and B. J. Love pp. 2479-2482

Device for the determination of spring constants of atomic force microscope cantilevers and micromachined springs S. K. Jericho and M. H. Jericho pp. 2483-2485 The x-ray surface forces apparatus for simultaneous x-ray diffraction and direct normal and lateral force measurements Yuval Golan, Markus Seitz, Ci Luo, Ana Martin-Herranz, Mario Yasa, Youli Li, Cyrus R. Safinya, and Jacob Israelachvili pp. 2486-2488

Erratum: "Magnetic core characteristics for high rep-rate induction modulator" [Rev. Sci. Instrum. 73, 1756 (2002)] M. Watanabe, M. Nakajima, M. Shiho, K. Horioka, K. Takayama, and J. Kishiro p. 2489