Review of Scientific Instruments, 2002, V 73, N 7, July.


High-frequency near-field microscopy Bj?rn T. Rosner and Daniel W. van der Weide pp. 2505-2525

Optimization of a rotary Q-switched Er:YAG laser Frank E. Livingston, Steven M. George, and Ramesh K. Shori pp. 2526-2532 Cryogenic InSb detector for radiation measurements Ikuo Kanno, Fumiki Yoshihara, Ryo Nouchi, Osamu Sugiura, Tatsuya Nakamura, and Masaki Katagiri pp. 2533-2536 Absolute small angle light scattering measurements from weakly scattering systems in a shear flow apparatus V. Weber and F. Schosseler pp. 2537-2543 Long-term drift laser frequency stabilization using purely optical reference A. Rossi, V. Biancalana, B. Mai, and L. Tomassetti pp. 2544-2548
A moving-mirror frequency modulator for cold atom spectroscopy P. H. Jones, H. Saunders-Singer, S. Bergamini, and D. R. Meacher pp. 2549-2551 Studies of electron beams propagation in space-charge regime L. Martina, V. Nassisi, A. Pedone, P. P. Pompa, and G. Raganato pp. 2552-2556 Improved alternating gradient transport and focusing of neutral molecules Juris Kalnins, Glen Lambertson, and Harvey Gould pp. 2557-2565
Modified neural networks for rapid recovery of tokamak plasma parameters for real time control A. Sengupta and P. Ranjan pp. 2566-2577 Optical path length control in plasma absorption measurements Brett A. Cruden, M. V. V. S. Rao, Surendra P. Sharma, and M. Meyyappan pp. 2578-2582 A plasma focus driven by a capacitor bank of tens of joules Patricio Silva, Leopoldo Soto, Jos? Moreno, Gustavo Sylvester, Marcelo Zambra, Luis Altamirano, Horacio Bruzzone, Alejandro Clausse, and C?sar Moreno pp. 2583-2587 Penumbral imaging for measurement of the ablation density in laser-driven targets Shinsuke Fujioka, Hiroyuki Shiraga, Masaharu Nishikino, Manabu Heya, Keisuke Shigemori, Mitsuo Nakai, Hiroshi Azechi, Sadao Nakai, and Tatsuhiko Yamanaka pp. 2588-2596 Absolute measurements of neutron yields from DD and DT implosions at the OMEGA laser facility using CR-39 track detectors J. A. Frenje, C. K. Li, F. H. S?guin, D. G. Hicks, S. Kurebayashi, R. D. Petrasso, S. Roberts, V. Yu. Glebov, D. D. Meyerhofer, T. C. Sangster, J. M. Soures, C. Stoeckl, C. Chiritescu, G. J. Schmid, and R. A. Lerche pp. 2597-2605 A self-calibrating, multichannel streak camera for inertial confinement fusion applications W. R. Donaldson, R. Boni, R. L. Keck, and P. A. Jaanimagi pp. 2606-2615 Fiberoptic in-vessel viewing system for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor Veli Heikkinen, Mauri Aikio, Kimmo Ker?nen, and Minqiang Wang pp. 2616-2623
Determination of mesoscale crystallization by collection-mode polarization modulated near-field optical microscopy Pei-Kuen Wei, Sheng-Yu Chiu, and Wei-Lun Chang pp. 2624-2628 X-ray scattering microscope with a Wolter mirror Hidekazu Takano, Sadao Aoki, Masaru Kumegawa, Norio Watanabe, Takuji Ohhigashi, Tatsuya Aota, Kimitake Yamamoto, Hiroki Yokosuka, Ryuichi Tanoue, Yuji Tsujita, and Masami Ando pp. 2629-2633 Reconstruction of Abel-transformable images: The Gaussian basis-set expansion Abel transform method Vladimir Dribinski, Alexei Ossadtchi, Vladimir A. Mandelshtam, and Hanna Reisler pp. 2634-2642 Fast driving technique for integrated thermal bimorph actuator toward high- throughput atomic-force microscopy T. Akiyama, U. Staufer, and N. F. de Rooij pp. 2643-2646 Measurement of mechanical properties of three-dimensional nanometric objects by an atomic force microscope incorporated in a scanning electron microscope Kimitake Fukushima, Shigeki Kawai, Daisuke Saya, and Hideki Kawakatsu pp. 2647-2650
Contactless excitation and measurement method for inspection of microstructures and thin films Toshihiro Kobayashi, Tamio Hara, Jun Ohsawa, and Naohiro Yamaguchi pp. 2651-2654 The modified Rankine balance: A highly efficient, low-cost method to measure low-temperature magnetic susceptibility in rock samples A. Hagermann and E. Schnepp pp. 2655-2658 A microbeam collimator for high resolution x-ray diffraction investigations with conventional diffractometers Dimitrios Papaioannou and Jos? Spino pp. 2659-2665 Novel diffractometer optimized for the study of weak superlattice reflections using crossed parabolic mirrors S. B. Wilkins, P. D. Spencer, P. D. Hatton, B. K. Tanner, T. A. Lafford, J. Spence, and N. Loxley pp. 2666-2671 Rotation sector mounted in front of the screen and outside the vacuum chamber for the observation of reflection high-energy electron diffraction Tomohide Takami pp. 2672-2674
Single molecule tracking scheme using a near-field scanning optical microscope R. S. Decca, C.-W. Lee, S. Lall, and S. R. Wassall pp. 2675-2679
Two-photon excitation microfluorometer for multiplexed single-step bioaffinity assays Juhani T. Soini, Jori M. Soukka, Erkki Soini, and Pekka E. H?nninen pp. 2680-2685 Ultrasonic device for measuring periodontal attachment levels J. E. Lynch and M. K. Hinders pp. 2686-2693
Thrust stand for ground tests of solid propellant microthrusters S. Orieux, C. Rossi, and D. Est?ve pp. 2694-2698
Optimal three-layer cylindrical magnetic shield sets for scientific applications E. A. Burt and C. R. Ekstrom pp. 2699-2704 Electrical characterization of gas discharges using a numerical treatment. Application to dielectric barrier discharges M. Petit, N. Jidenko, A. Goldman, M. Goldman, and J. P. Borra pp. 2705-2712 A low noise transimpedance amplifier for cryogenically cooled quartz tuning fork force sensors C. H. Yang, T. H. Chang, M. J. Yang, and W. J. Moore pp. 2713-2716 Correlation spectrum analyzer for direct measurement of device current noise Giorgio Ferrari and Marco Sampietro pp. 2717-2723 Circuit for continuous motional series resonant frequency and motional resistance monitoring of quartz crystal resonators by parallel capacitance compensation A. Arnau, T. Sogorb, and Y. Jim?nez pp. 2724-2737 Ultracompact explosive-driven high-current source of primary power based on shock wave demagnetization of Nd2Fe14B hard ferromagnetics S. I. Shkuratov, E. F. Talantsev, J. C. Dickens, and M. Kristiansen pp. 2738-2742
A method to simultaneously determine sorption isotherms and sorption enthalpies with a double twin microcalorimeter Lars Wads? and Natalia Markova pp. 2743-2754 Specific heat and magnetocaloric effect measurements using commercial heat-flow sensors Tomasz Plackowski, Yuxing Wang, and Alain Junod pp. 2755-2765 The application of the photopyroelectric method for measuring the thermal parameters of pyroelectric materials A. Hadj Sahraoui, S. Longuemart, D. Dadarlat, S. Delenclos, C. Kolinsky, and J. M. Buisine pp. 2766-2772 Assessment of calibration procedures for accurate determination of thermal parameters of liquids and their temperature dependence using the photopyroelectric method Sylvain Delenclos, Mihai Chirtoc, Abdelhak Hadj Sahraoui, Corinne Kolinsky, and Jean Marc Buisine pp. 2773-2780 Transient heat flux measurement using a surface junction thermocouple S. R. Sanderson and B. Sturtevant pp. 2781-2787
An automatic attenuator device for x-ray detectors at high counting rate J. Alvarez, E. Paiser, and M. J. Capitan pp. 2788-2790 Precise positioning control with double feedback loop for ultralarge scale ntegrated manufacturing machine Yoshihiko Takahashi and Hideyuki Takahashi pp. 2791-2796

Design, fabrication, and test of a fast scintillation detector preamplifier T. Bezboruah, K. Boruah, and P. K. Boruah pp. 2797-2799