Review of Scientific Instruments, 1999, V 70, N 9, September.



Laser power build-up cavity for high-resolution laser spectroscopy J. A. Barnes, T. E. Gough, and M. Stoer pp. 3515-3518

Design of a low-cost detection system for laser-induced plasma spectroscopy R. E. Neuhauser, B. Ferstl, C. Haisch, U. Panne, and R. Niessner pp. 3519-3522

New mounting method of diamond monochromator for high brilliance synchrotron radiation Toshio Takiya, Hiroshi Sugiyama, Xiaowei Zhang, Shoichi Shimada, Kunihiko Yamazato, Akio Komura, and Masami Ando pp. 3523-3528

A study on background subtraction in Auger and photoelectron time coincidence spectroscopy using third generation synchrotron radiation source P. Calicchia, S. Lagomarsino, F. Scarinci, C. Martinelli, and V. Formoso pp. 3529-3536

Development of zone plates with a blazed profile for hard x-ray applications W. Yun, B. Lai, A. A. Krasnoperova, E. Di Fabrizio, Z. Cai, F. Cerrina, Z. Chen, M. Gentili, and E. Gluskin pp. 3537-3541

Thermal tuning of a fiber-optic interferometer for maximum sensitivity K. J. Bruland, J. L. Garbini, W. M. Dougherty, S. H. Chao, S. E. Jensen, and J. A. Sidles pp. 3542-3544

Cylindrical compound refractive x-ray lenses using plastic substrates J. T. Cremer, M. A. Piestrup, H. R. Beguiristain, C. K. Gary, R. H. Pantell, and R. Tatchyn pp. 3545-3548

Spectral response measurements of an x-ray sensor camera by a fluorescence wavelength dispersive spectrometer J. M. Wulveryck and D. Mouze pp. 3549-3553

New high temperature furnace for structure refinement by powder diffraction in controlled atmospheres using synchrotron radiation L. Margulies, M. J. Kramer, R. W. McCallum, S. Kycia, D. R. Haeffner, J. C. Lang, and A. I. Goldman pp. 3554-3561

A micromechanical detector for molecular beams Adrian Wicki, Vittorio Marsico, Klaus Kuhnke, Klaus Kern, Lionel Paratte, Sandra Schweizer, and Philippe Renaud pp. 3562-3565


Nonlinear field effects in quadrupole mass filters J. Schulte, P. V. Shevchenko, and A. V. Radchik pp. 3566-3571

A novel electron spin-polarization detector with very large analyzing power Riccardo Bertacco, Davide Onofrio, and Franco Ciccacci pp. 3572-3576

18 GHz upgrading of the superconducting electron cyclotron resonance ion source SERSE S. Gammino, G. Ciavola, L. Celona, M. Castro, F. Chines, and S. Marletta pp. 3577-3582


Unipolar arc simulation device S. G. Wang and I. G. Brown pp. 3583-3585


Measurement of the thermoelectric power of very small samples at ambient and high pressures D. A. Polvani, J. F. Meng, M. Hasegawa, and J. V. Badding pp. 3586-3589

Investigation of a microwave differential cavity resonator device for the measurement of humidity in gases J. F. Rouleau, J. Goyette, T. K. Bose, and M. F. Fréchette pp. 3590-3594


Multichannel time-resolved optical tomographic imaging system Hideo Eda, Ichiro Oda, Yasunobu Ito, Yukihisa Wada, Yukio Oikawa, Yoshio Tsunazawa, Michinosuke Takada, Yutaka Tsuchiya, Yutaka Yamashita, Motoki Oda, Angelo Sassaroli, Yukio Yamada, and Mamoru Tamura pp. 3595-3602

High resolution photothermal imaging of high frequency phenomena using a visible charge coupled device camera associated with a multichannel lock-in scheme S. Grauby, B. C. Forget, S. Holé, and D. Fournier pp. 3603-3608

Tip-sample interaction in a "shear-force" near-field scanning optical microscope Kate Hsu and Levi A. Gheber pp. 3609-3613

Fast low-cost phase detection setup for tapping-mode atomic force microscopy M. Stark and R. Guckenberger pp. 3614-3619

Monitoring of an atomic force microscope cantilever with a compact disk pickup F. Quercioli, B. Tiribilli, C. Ascoli, P. Baschieri, and C. Frediani pp. 3620-3624

A low temperature ultrahigh vaccum scanning force microscope Hans J. Hug, B. Stiefel, P. J. A. van Schendel, A. Moser, S. Martin, and H.-J. Güntherodt pp. 3625-3640

A new and sophisticated electrochemical scanning tunneling microscope design for the investigation of potentiodynamic processes M. Wilms, M. Kruft, G. Bermes, and K. Wandelt pp. 3641-3650

Dynamic behavior of a piezowalker, inertial and frictional configurations G. Mariotto, M. D'Angelo, and I. V. Shvets pp. 3651-3655


Setup for in situ x-ray diffraction and ion-channeling studies of ion-implantation effects in thin films S. Grigull, S. Foltyn, M. G. Hollander, C. R. Evans, and M. Nastasi pp. 3656-3660

Accurate infrared spectroscopy determination of interstitial and precipitated oxygen in highly doped Czochralski-grown silicon O. De Gryse, P. Clauws, L. Rossou, J. Van Landuyt, and J. Vanhellemont pp. 3661-3663

Apparatus for statistical studies of heterogeneous nucleation L. H. Seeley, G. T. Seidler, and J. G. Dash pp. 3664-3667

Contact angles and wetting velocity measured electrically H. J. J. Verheijen and M. W. J. Prins pp. 3668-3673

Experimental artifacts in the surface pressure measurement for lignin monolayers in Langmuir troughs C. J. L. Constantino, A. Dhanabalan, and O. N. Oliveira Jr. pp. 3674-3680

A high-field/high-frequency heterodyne induction-mode electron paramagnetic resonance spectrometer operating at 360 GHz Martin R. Fuchs, Thomas F. Prisner, and Klaus Möbius pp. 3681-3683

New optical probe of GHz polarization dynamics in ferroelectric thin films Charles Hubert and Jeremy Levy pp. 3684-3687

Goniometric optical scatter instrument for out-of-plane ellipsometry measurements Thomas A. Germer and Clara C. Asmail pp. 3688-3695

A highly sensitive quartz-crystal microbalance for sputtering investigations in slow ion–surface collisions G. Hayderer, M. Schmid, P. Varga, HP. Winter, and F. Aumayr pp. 3696-3700

Multipurpose high vacuum laser ablation/thin film deposition system Geoff Gomlak, Michael C. Kelly, Valentin G. Panayotov, and Brent Koplitz pp. 3701-3706

Novel hydrogen sensors using evanescent microwave probes M. Tabib-Azar and B. Sutapun pp. 3707-3713

Compensation electronics for larger dynamic range of a SQUID based nondestructive evaluation system M. v. Kreutzbruck, A. Theiss, M. Mück, and C. Heiden pp. 3714-3718


Contour temperature programmed desorption for monitoring multiple chemical reaction products C. C. Chusuei, J. V. de la Peña, and J. A. Schreifels pp. 3719-3722

Introduction to a kinetics-sensitive double-step voltcoulometry I. Thurzo, K. Gmucová, J. Orlický, and J. Pavlásek pp. 3723-3734

Design of a cone-penetrometer-compatible probe and housing: The LLNL Raman probe S. Brown, F. P. Milanovich, K. Kyle, and M. L. Myrick pp. 3735-3743


Microwave-induced acoustic imaging of biological tissues Lihong V. Wang, Xuemei Zhao, Haitao Sun, and Geng Ku pp. 3744-3748


Circuit to cancel ac displacement current to reveal dissipative a nd nonlinear conduction phenomena Lillian T. Li and Steven A. Boggs pp. 3749-3754

A new electro-optic hybrid current-sensing scheme for current measurement at high voltage Gang Zhang, Shaohui Li, Yi Qin, and Zhipeng Zhang pp. 3755-3758

Low-noise front-end electronics for solid-state fluorometers Luigi Rovati and Franco Docchio pp. 3759-3764

Preset count moving average digital algorithm with faster response to an increasing count rate V. Dj. Arandjelovi, A. M. Koturovi and R. B. Vukanovi pp. 3765-3769


Compact all-metal high-vacuum gate valve for microwave tube research Steven H. Gold, Allen K. Kinkead, and Oleg A. Nezhevenko pp. 3770-3773


A calibration method of a radio frequency magnetic probe J. G. Yang, J. H. Choi, B. C. Kim, N. S. Yoon, and S. M. Hwang pp. 3774-3775

Instantaneous measurement system of the effective photon energy for a single shot x-ray pulse radiation Akira Ohzu, Kazunori Ito, Tohru Matoba, Shunichi Kawanishi, and Takashi Arisawa pp. 3776-3777

Liquid nitrogen auto fill for temperature controlled cryogenic traps Paul F. Dennis, Alex Etchells, and David Blomfield pp. 3778-3779

How many wavelength channels do we need in Thomson scattering diagnostics? O. Naito, H. Yoshida, S. Kitamura, T. Sakuma, and Y. Onose pp. 3780-3781