Review of Scientific Instruments, 2002, V 73, N 8, August.


Charge-coupled device area x-ray detectors Sol M. Gruner, Mark W. Tate, and Eric F. Eikenberry pp. 2815-2842

Synchronization of two passively mode-locked, picosecond lasers within 20 fs for coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microscopy David J. Jones, Eric O. Potma, Ji-xin Cheng, Berndt Burfeindt, Yang Pang, Jun Ye, and X. Sunney Xie pp. 2843-2848 Ultrahigh vacuum-compatible fluorescence x-ray absorption fine structure detector R. A. Gordon, E. D. Crozier, J. Shoults, and D.-T. Jiang pp. 2849-2851 A synchronized rotating crystal x-ray beam chopper Armon McPherson, Wah-Keat Lee, and Dennis M. Mills pp. 2852-2855
Linear Paul trap for strontium ions D. J. Berkeland pp. 2856-2860 Permanent magnet Penning trap for heavy ion storage L. Suess, C. D. Finch, R. Parthasarathy, S. B. Hill, and F. B. Dunning pp. 2861-2866 Imaging of heavy-ion beams on kapton film F. M. Bieniosek, J. W. Kwan, L. Prost, and P. A. Seidl pp. 2867-2871 Improved electron ionization ion source for the detection of supersonic molecular beams Aviv Amirav, Alexander Fialkov, and Alexander Gordin pp. 2872-2876 A simple passive monitor for integrating measurements of indoor thoron concentrations Weihai Zhuo, Shinji Tokonami, Hidenori Yonehara, and Yuji Yamada pp. 2877-2881
High-frequency probing diagnostic for Hall current plasma thrusters A. A. Litvak, Y. Raitses, and N. J. Fisch pp. 2882-2885 70 keV neutral hydrogen beam injector with energy recovery for application in thermonuclear fusion research A. Simonin, A. Armitano, R. Brugnetti, V. Cano, H. Dougnac, and P. Fazilleau pp. 2886-2889 Optimization of apertures and collimators for multi-channel plasma diagnostics L. C. Ingesson and D. J. Wilson pp. 2890-2899 Thermal instability of electrolytic capacitor bank used for gas puff valve P. M. Bellan pp. 2900-2905
A high-resolution mixed field immersion lens attachment for conventional scanning electron microscopes A. Khursheed and N. Karuppiah pp. 2906-2909 Magneto-optical microscope magnetometer for simultaneous local probing of magnetic properties Sug-Bong Choe, Dong-Hyun Kim, Yoon-Chul Cho, Hyuk-Jae Jang, Kwang-Su Ryu, Hae-Seung Lee, and Sung-Chul Shin pp. 2910-2916 Minimization of fixed pattern noise in photon event counting imaging Klaus Suhling, Robert W. Airey, and Brian L. Morgan pp. 2917-2922 A combined scanning probe microscope Stefan Lányi and Miloslav Hrukovic pp. 2923-2927 Characterization and optimization of scan speed for tapping-mode atomic force microscopy T. Sulchek, G. G. Yaralioglu, C. F. Quate, and S. C. Minne pp. 2928-2936 A cryogenic scanning near-field optical microscope with shear-force gapwidth control A. Kramer, J.-M. Segura, A. Hunkeler, A. Renn, and B. Hecht pp. 2937-2941 Preparation of cantilevered W tips for atomic force microscopy and apertureless near-field scanning optical microscopy W. X. Sun, Z. X. Shen, F. C. Cheong, G. Y. Yu, K. Y. Lim, and J. Y. Lin pp. 2942-2947
Optimization of neutron scattering instrumentation using neutron spin echo: Application to the discrimination of diffuse scattering in neutron reflectivity experiments Roger Pynn, Michael R. Fitzsimmons, M. Theo Rekveldt, Janos Major, Helmut Fritzsche, Dieter Weller, and Earl C. Johns pp. 2948-2957 Third-generation conical spot profile analyzing low-energy electron diffraction P. Zahl and M. Horn-von Hoegen pp. 2958-2962 Biaxial testing of nanoscale films on compliant substrates: Fatigue and fracture B. Erdem Alaca, John C. Selby, M. T. A. Saif, and Huseyin Sehitoglu pp. 2963-2970 Automatically reigniting dc vacuum arc plasma source Liuhe Li, Tao Zhang, Paul K. Chu, and Ian G. Brown pp. 2971-2973 Characterization of a high-density, direct-current reflex discharge plasma source operating in Ar and N2 E. I. Toader, W. G. Graham, C. M. O. Mahony, and P. G. Steen pp. 2974-2980 Viscous flow reactor with quartz crystal microbalance for thin film growth by atomic layer deposition J. W. Elam, M. D. Groner, and S. M. George pp. 2981-2987 Precision auto-alignment for the specimen stage of an ellipsometer Sunglim Park, Jaewha Jung, DaeGab Gweon, and Young Dong Kim pp. 2988-2993 A cell for combined UV-visible and x-ray absorption spectroscopy studies under low-temperature and air exclusion conditions V. S. I. Sprakel, M. C. Feiters, R. J. M. Nolte, P. M. F. M. Hombergen, A. Groenen, and H. J. R. De Haas pp. 2994-2998 Thermoelectric power measurement under hydrostatic pressure using a self-clamped pressure cell E. S. Choi, Haeyong Kang, Y. J. Jo, and W. Kang pp. 2999-3002 A laser ablation electron impact ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometer for analysis of condensed materials F. Drewnick and P. H. Wieser pp. 3003-3006 Instrumentation and start up of a new elongational rheometer with a preshearing history Sara Ríos, Jorge Díaz, Abraham Galindo, Enrique Soto, Fausto Calderas, and Baltasar Mena pp. 3007-3011 Guarded needle for "charge injection" measurement Yang Cao, Grace Ge Jiang, and Steven Boggs pp. 3012-3017 Development of a versatile SMOKE system with electrochemical applications Jennifer R. Hampton, José-Luis Martínez-Albertos, and Héctor D. Abruña pp. 3018-3021 Torque magnetometry in pulsed magnetic fields with use of a commercial microcantilever E. Ohmichi and T. Osada pp. 3022-3026 Cavities with axially uniform fields for use in electron paramagnetic resonance. II. Free space generalization James R. Anderson, Richard R. Mett, and James S. Hyde pp. 3027-3037 Nuclear magnetic resonance method for determining the magnetic easy direction in anisotropic paramagnetic powders Ben-Li Young, M. S. Rose, D. E. MacLaughlin, K. Ishida, O. O. Bernal, H. G. Lukefahr, K. Heuser, E. J. Freeman, and M. B. Maple pp. 3038-3043
Deconvolving two-dimensional images of three-dimensional momentum trajectories K. Zhao, T. Colvin, W. T. Hill III, and G. Zhang pp. 3044-3050 Characterization and application of an externally mounted catalytic converter for aircraft measurements of NOy L. Lange, H. Fischer, U. Parchatka, C. Gurk, T. Zenker, and G. W. Harris pp. 3051-3057 Electron stimulated desorption of negative ions: A time-of-flight experiment C. Goeden and G. Dollinger pp. 3058-3064
Noninvasive, low-noise, fast imaging of blood volume and deoxygenation changes in muscles using light-emitting diode continuous-wave imager Yuanqing Lin, Gwen Lech, Shoko Nioka, Xavier Intes, and Britton Chance pp. 3065-3074
A fast low noise charge preamplifier for position sensitive detectors David Beltrán and Josep Antoni Perlas pp. 3075-3079 High-voltage pulse switching hardware for electro-optic studies of conducting aqueous solutions Scott A. Riley, Skipp May, and Matthew P. Augustine pp. 3080-3084 Differential and double-differential dielectric spectroscopy to measure complex permittivity in transmission lines Leandro Lanzi, Marcello Carlà, Cecilia M. C. Gambi, and Leonardo Lanzi pp. 3085-3088
Characteristics of chromium doped spinel crystals for a fiber-optic thermometer application H. Aizawa, N. Ohishi, S. Ogawa, E. Watanabe, T. Katsumata, S. Komuro, T. Morikawa, and E. Toba pp. 3089-3092
Electrical impedance spectroscopy device for measurement of moisture gradients in wood M. Tiitta and H. Olkkonen pp. 3093-3100 Design calculations for flexure hinges Yingfei Wu and Zhaoying Zhou pp. 3101-3106 Precise standard system for low dc magnetic field reproduction P. G. Park, Y. G. Kim, V. Ya. Shifrin, and V. N. Khorev pp. 3107-3111 Gamma radiation resistant Fabry–Perot fiber optic sensors Hanying Liu, Don W. Miller, and Joseph Talnagi pp. 3112-3118

A magnetized torch module for plasma generation S. P. Kuo, D. Bivolaru, and Lester Orlick pp. 3119-3121 Continuous real-time measurement of fluorescence lifetimes W. Trabesinger, C. G. Hübner, B. Hecht, and U. P. Wild pp. 3122-3124 Multichannel bit error rate tester for fiber optic transceiver testing Samuel I. Green pp. 3125-3127 Simple, compact source for low-temperature air plasmas D. P. Sheehan, J. Lawson, M. Sosa, and R. A. Long pp. 3128-3130 Soft x-ray output from a pinch plasma using laser-induced Au plasma Akira Ohzu and Kazunori Ito pp. 3131-3132

Erratum: "Goniometric instrument for light scattering measurement of biological tissues and phantoms" [Rev. Sci. Instrum. 73, 2211(2002)] René A. Bolt and Frits F. M. de Mul p. 3133