Review of Scientific Instruments, 2003, V 74, N 6, June.


REVIEW ARTICLE

Quartz fibers as active elements in detectors for particle physics Nural Akchurin and Richard Wigmans pp. 2955-2972
ARTICLES

OPTICS; ATOMS and MOLECULES; SPECTROSCOPY; PHOTON DETECTORS
A new spectrometer using multiple gratings with a two-dimensional charge-coupled diode array detector Tao Han, Wei-Ming Ni, Peng Zhou, Hai-Yang You, Jian-Hu Jia, Song-You Wang, Liang-Yao Chen, and David W. Lynch pp. 2973-2976
PARTICLE SOURCES, OPTICS and ACCELERATION; PARTICLE DETECTORS
Time- and angle-resolved photoelectron spectrometer based on a picosecond Nd:glass laser system P. Michelato, L. Monaco, D. Sertore, and I. Pollini pp. 2977-2982 High duty, long lifetime, cathodic arc plasma source L. P. Wang, X. F. Wang, B. Y. Tang, K. Y. Gan, and X. Y. Peng pp. 2983-2986
NUCLEAR PHYSICS, FUSION and PLASMAS
Negative chlorine ions from multicusp radio frequency ion sourc e for heavy ion fusion applications S. K. Hahto, S. T. Hahto, J. W. Kwan, K. N. Leung, and L. R. Grisham pp. 2987-2991 Vacuum-ultraviolet photoabsorption imaging system for laser plasma plume diagnostics J. S. Hirsch, E. T. Kennedy, A. Neogi, J. T. Costello, P. Nicolosi, and L. Poletto pp. 2992-2998
MICROSCOPY and IMAGING
Image correction in magneto-optical microscopy P Paturi, B. Hvolb?k Larsen, B. A. Jacobsen, and N. H. Andersen pp. 2999-3001
CONDENSED MATTER; MATERIALS
The deformation-DIA: A new apparatus for high temperature triaxial deformation to pressures up to 15 GPa Yanbin Wang, William B. Durham, Ivan C. Getting, and Donald J. Weidner pp. 3002-3011 Bulk metallic glass gasket for high pressure, in situ x-ray diffraction Duanwei He, Yusheng Zhao, T. D. Sheng, R. B. Schwarz, J. Qian, K. A. Lokshin, S. Bobev, L. L. Daemen, H. K. Mao, J. Z. Hu, J. Shu, and J. Xu pp. 3012-3016 Performance of a synthetic diamond backing-plate for the diamond-anvil cell at ultrahigh pressures Takemura Kenichi and Nakano Satoshi pp. 3017-3020 Structural investigation of amorphous materials at high pressures using the diamond anvil cell Guoyin Shen, Vitali B. Prakapenka, Mark L. Rivers, and Stephen R. Sutton pp. 3021-3026 Ion beam charging of silicon nanoparticles in helium background gas: Design of the ion beam aerosol charger Takafumi Seto, Takaaki Orii, Makoto Hirasawa, Nobuhiro Aya, and Hirofumi Shimura pp. 3027-3030 A combined heating cooling stage for cluster thermalization in the gas phase D. N. Ievlev, A. Ku"ster, A. Enders, N. Malinowski, H. Schaber, and K. Kern pp. 3031-3034 Mo"ssbauer acquisition system for Rayleigh scattering experiments A. Kluger, S. E. Enescu, I. Bibicu, C. Ciortea, and A. Enulescu pp. 3035-3038 High-stability quartz-crystal microbalance for investigations in surface science L. Bouzidi, S. S. Narine, K. G. Stefanov, and A. J. Slavin pp. 3039-3044 Design of a triple resonance magic angle sample spinning probe for high field solid state nuclear magnetic resonance Rachel W. Martin, Eric K. Paulson, and Kurt W. Zilm pp. 3045-3061 Noninvasive observation of magnetization reversal in micron-sized Co bars J. Bekaert, M. J. Van Bael, D. Buntinx, K. Temst, C. Van Haesendonck, V. V. Moshchalkov, L. Lagae, J. De Boeck, and G. Borghs pp. 3062-3066 An integrated platform for surface forces measurements and fluorescence correlation spectroscopy Ashis Mukhopadhyay, Jiang Zhao, Sung Chul Bae, and Steve Granick pp. 3067-3072
CHEMISTRY
High-temperature and high-pressure cell for kinetic measurements of supercritical fluids reactions with the use of ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy Yuri E. Gorbaty, Eleni Venardou, Eduardo Garcia-Verdugo, and Martyn Poliakoff pp. 3073-3076 Intense, hyperthermal source of organic radicals for matrix-isolation spectroscopy Xu Zhang, Anders V. Friderichsen, Sreela Nandi, G. Barney Ellison, Donald E. David, J. Thomas McKinnon, Theodore G. Lindeman, David C. Dayton, and Mark R. Nimlos pp. 3077-3086 Combined techniques of Raman spectroscopy and synchrotron two-dimensional x-ray diffraction for in situ study of anisotropic system: Example of polymer fibers under deformation Shaofeng Ran, Dufei Fang, Igors Sics, Shigeyuki Toki, Benjamin S. Hsiao, and Benjamin Chu pp. 3087-3092
BIOLOGY and MEDICINE
Design, development, and performance of an adapter for simulation of ocular melanoma patients in supine position for proton beam therapy I. Daftari and T. L. Phillips pp. 3093-3097 An alternating current superconductor susceptometric system to evaluate liver iron overload A. A. O. Carneiro, J. P. Fernandes, M. A. Zago, D. T. Covas, I. L. A^ngulo, and O. Baffa pp. 3098-3103 Measurement of acetylene in breath by ultraviolet absorption spectroscopy: Potential for noninvasive cardiac output monitoring Marc M. Baum, Sasi Kumar, Anastasios M. Lappas, and Peter D. Wagner pp. 3104-3110
GRAVITY; GEOPHYSICS; ASTRONOMY and ASTROPHYSICS
Charge coupled device based phase resolved stroboscopic photometry of pulsars Jurij Kotar, Simon Vidrih, and Andrej Cadez pp. 3111-3114
ELECTRONICS; ELECTROMAGNETIC TECHNOLOGY; MICROWAVES
Comparison of time corrections using charge amounts, peak values, slew rates, and signal widths in leading-edge discriminators Hansang Lim and Jaehong Parka) pp. 3115-3119 An improved multigain range linear current electrometer S. S. Rajput pp. 3120-3126 Electrical system for measurement of breakdown voltage of vacuum and gas-filled tubes using a dynamic method Milic M. Pejovic, Cedomir S. Milosavljevic, and Momcilo M. Pejovic pp. 3127-3129
THERMOMETRY; THERMAL DIFFUSIVITY; ACOUSTIC; PHOTOTHERMAL and PHOTOACOUSTIC
Improvement to a bench top instrument for measuring spectral emittance at high temperatures Peter J. Bonzani, Jr., Elizabeth H. Florczak, James J. Scire, Jr., and James R. Markham pp. 3130-3136
GENERAL INSTRUMENTS
Measurement of force acting on a moving part of a pneumatic linear bearing Yusaku Fujii pp. 3137-3141 Compact atomic vapor cells fabricated by laser-induced heating of hollow-core glass fibers S. Knappe, V. Velichansky, H. G. Robinson, J. Kitching, and L. Hollberg pp. 3142-3145 Novel method for the simultaneous estimation of density and surface tension of liquids G. Thirunavukkarasu and G. J. Srinivasan pp. 3146-3150 A compact, lightweight gas standards generator for permeation tubes R. A. Washenfelder, C. M. Roehl, K. A. McKinney, R. R. Julian, and P. O. Wennberg pp. 3151-3154 Digital control of an iodine stabilized HeľNe laser by using a personal computer and a simple electronic system Dejan V. Pantelic, Bratimir M. Panic, and Aleksander G. Kovacevic pp. 3155-3159
NOTES

Apparatus for pulsed laser deposition of semiconductor thin films M. Oszwaldowski, T. Berus, P. Sydorczuk, and J. Rzeszutek pp. 3160-3163 Surface following scanning in a scanning microwave microscope Ahram Kim, J. Kim, S. Hyun, S. S. Kim, T. Kim, and K. Char pp. 3164-3166 Near-field microwave microscope with improved sensitivity and spatial resolution Alexander Tselev, Steven M. Anlage, Hans M. Christen, Robert L. Moreland, Vladimir V. Talanov, and Andrew R. Schwartz pp. 3167-3170 Response compensation of temperature sensors: Frequency-domain estimation of thermal time constants M. Tagawa, K. Kato, and Y. Ohta pp. 3171-3174 Simple air-tight powder x-ray diffraction cell O. Palchik, A. Gedanken, and Y. Rubinstein pp. 3175-3176 Ultrahigh vacuum three-axis cryogenic sample manipulator for angle-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy Y. Aiura, H. Bando, T. Miyamoto, A. Chiba, R. Kitagawa, S. Maruyama, and Y. Nishihara pp. 3177-3179 Reduction of electronic noise in THz generation A. Wetzels, A. Gu"rtler, A. Buijserd, T. Vijftigschild, H. ter Horst, and W. J. van der Zande pp. 3180-3181 Wavelength-tunable surface plasmon resonance microscope Elain Fu, Jennifer Foley, and Paul Yager pp. 3182-3184 Reusable ultrahigh vacuum viewport bakeable to 240 ░C S. G. Cox, P. F. Griffin, C. S. Adams, D. DeMille, and E. Riis pp. 3185-3187 Versatile small volume closed-cycle flow cell system for transient spectroscopy at high repetition rates Jens Bredenbeck and Peter Hamm pp. 3188-3189
LETTERS

Some critical remarks about the article "A simple air wedge shearing interferometer for studying exploding wires" G. S. Sarkisov pp. 3190-3191 Reply to "Some critical remarks about the paper, `A simple air wedge shearing interferometer for studying exploding wires' " S. A. Pikuz pp. 3192-3193