Review of Scientific Instruments, 2001, V 72, N 9, September.


Tabletop terahertz-wave parametric generator using a compact, diode-pumped Nd:YAG laser Atsushi Sato, Kodo Kawase, Hiroaki Minamide, Satoshi Wada, and Hiromasa Ito pp. 3501-3504
Neutral C60 effusive source for atomic collisions with fullerene R. F. M. Lobo and N. T. Silva pp. 3505-3506

A new compensating element for a femtosecond photoelectron gun Bao-Liang Qian and Hani E. Elsayed-Ali pp. 3507-3513


Calibration procedure and data processing for a TV Thomson scattering system C. J. Barth, C. C. Chu, M. N. A. Beurskens, and H. J. v. d. Meiden pp. 3514-3527

Rotating magnetic field oscillator system for current drive in the translation, confinement, and sustainment experiment S. J. Tobin, W. A. Reass, L. S. Schrank, G. A. Wurden, H. Y. Guo, A. L. Hoffman, and D. Lotz pp. 3528-3533

Fusion fuel ion temperature diagnostic for directly driven implosions J. B. Chen, Z. J. Zheng, H. S. Peng, B. H. Zhang, Y. K. Ding, M. Chen, H. S. Chen, and T. S. Wen pp. 3534-3536

A high-pressure scanning tunneling microscope E. Laegsgaard, L. Österlund, P. Thostrup, P. B. Rasmussen, I. Stensgaard, and F. Besenbacher pp. 3537-3542

A technique to investigate inhomogeneity in materials: An arrangement of microtip and scanning electron microscope S. Paul and F. J Clough pp. 3543-3545

Combination of a Besocke-type scanning tunneling microscope with a scanning electron microscope A. Emundts, P. Coenen, G. Pirug, B. Voigtländer, H. P. Bonzel, and P. Wynblatt pp. 3546-3551

Compact coarse approach mechanism for scanning tunneling microscope Anjan K. Gupta and K.-W. Ng pp. 3552-3555

The extended surface forces apparatus. II. Precision temperature control M. Heuberger, J. Vanicek, and M. Zäch pp. 3556-3560

Estimating bias error distributions Tianshu Liu and Tom D. Finley pp. 3561-3571

Noncontact surface tension measurement by drop rotation Won-Kyu Rhim and Takehiko Ishikawa pp. 3572-3575

Controlling probe-sample separation with aerodynamic floating Zoran Popovic, Johann Junjinger, Philip Waldron, and John Graham pp. 3576-3579

An algorithm for computing linear four-point probe thickness correction factors Robert A. Weller pp. 3580-3586 Experimental configuration for isentropic compression of solids using pulsed magnetic loading C. A. Hall, J. R. Asay, M. D. Knudson, W. A. Stygar, R. B. Spielman, T. D. Pointon, D. B. Reisman, A. Toor, and R. C. Cauble pp. 3587-3595

Volume and surface photoemission from a niobium target by polarized ultraviolet radiation A. Donateo, L. Martina, and V. Nassisi pp. 3596-3599

Miniature high-resolution thermometer for low-temperature applications Paul B. Welander and Inseob Hahn pp. 3600-3604

A high-temperature high-pressure optical cell for general-purpose spectrometers designed for supercritical water experiments Fujitsugu Amita, Kazuo Okada, Hiroyuki Oka, and Okitsugu Kajimoto pp. 3605-3609

Analysis of a drift tube at ambient pressure: Models and precise measurements in ion mobility spectrometry G. A. Eiceman, E. G. Nazarov, J. E. Rodriguez, and J. A. Stone pp. 3610-3621

Refractive correction measurement in an ophthalmic lens Gerardo Trujillo-Schiaffino and Daniel Malacara-Hernández pp. 3622-3625

Oscillatory magnetic bead rheometer for complex fluid microrheometry M. Keller, J. Schilling, and E. Sackmann pp. 3626-3634

Measurement of the transfer function of the steering filter of the Virgo super attenuator suspension G. Ballardin, S. Braccini, C. Bradaschia, C. Casciano, R. Cavalieri, R. Cecchi, V. Chickarmane, V. Dattilo, A. Di Virgilio, I. Ferrante, F. Fidecaro, F. Frasconi, A. Gaddi, A. Gennai, A. Giazotto et al. pp. 3635-3642

Measurement of the VIRGO superattenuator performance for seismic noise suppression G. Ballardin, L. Bracci, S. Braccini, C. Bradaschia, C. Casciano, G. Calamai, R. Cavalieri, R. Cecchi, G. Cella, E. Cuoco, E. D'Ambrosio, V. Dattilo, A. Di Virgilio, L. Fabbroni, F. Fidecaro et al. pp. 3643-3652

Inertial control of the mirror suspensions of the VIRGO interferometer for gravitational wave detection G. Losurdo, G. Calamai, E. Cuoco, L. Fabbroni, G. Guidi, M. Mazzoni, R. Stanga, F. Vetrano, L. Holloway, D. Passuello, G. Ballardin, S. Braccini, C. Bradaschia, R. Cavalieri, R. Cecchi et al. pp. 3653-3661

Comparison between simulations and calibrations of a high resolution electrostatic analyzer J. H. Vilppola, P. J. Tanskanen, B. L. Barraclough, and D. J. McComas pp. 3662-3669

High quality factor measured in fused silica Steven D. Penn, Gregory M. Harry, Andri M. Gretarsson, Scott E. Kittelberger, Peter R. Saulson, John J. Schiller, Joshua R. Smith, and Sol O. Swords pp. 3670-3673

Cosmic Hot Interstellar Plasma Spectrometer external stop delay board: An alternative to bulky and massive coax for long (>100 ns) time delays Mario Marckwordt pp. 3674-3681

Superconducting Nb-film LC resonator A. Finne, L. Grönberg, R. Blaauwgeers, V. B. Eltsov, G. Eska, M. Krusius, J. J. Ruohio, R. Schanen, and I. Suni pp. 3682-3686

Analog fiber optic transmission link Collin J. McKinney and Hugon J. Karwowski pp. 3687-3690

Flux-bias stabilization scheme for a radio-frequency amplifier based on a superconducting quantum interference device Michael Mück and John Clarke pp. 3691-3693

Sensitivity enhancement of Quantum Design dc superconducting quantum interference devices in two-stage configuration R. Mezzena, A. Vinante, P. Falferi, S. Vitale, M. Bonaldi, G. A. Prodi, M. Cerdonio, and M. B. Simmonds pp. 3694-3698

Power plant exhaust gas simulator for the development of optical diagnostics J. Spelman, S. Skrien, and T. E. Parker pp. 3699-3705

Aerosol generation system for development and calibration of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy instrumentation D. W. Hahn, J. E. Carranza, G. R. Arsenault, H. A. Johnsen, and K. R. Hencken pp. 3706-3713 Laser pointing stability measured by an oblique-incidence optical transmittance difference technique J. Gray, P. Thomas, and X. D. Zhu pp. 3714-3717


Fast 1 kV metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor switch C. J. Dedman, E. H. Roberts, S. T. Gibson, and B. R. Lewis pp. 3718-3720

Sample holder for high-temperature vibrating sample magnetometer M. Mikhov pp. 3721-3722

Compact bath cryostat filled with liquid helium inside an ordinary storage Dewar A. E. Klimov pp. 3723-3725

Fizeau interferometer for phase shifting interferometry in ultrahigh vacuum S. Kaiser, T. Maier, A. Grossmann, and C. Zimmermann pp. 3726-3727

Comparative tests of conventional and retarding-potential Mott polarimeters V. N. Petrov, M. S. Galaktionov, and A. S. Kamochkin pp. 3728-3730

Multidimensional motion measurement of a bimorph-type piezoelectric actuator using a diffraction grating target Jong-Ahn Kim, Eui Won Bae, Soo Hyun Kim, and Yoon Keun Kwak pp. 3731-3733