Review of Scientific Instruments

Review of Scientific Instruments is a journal published monthly by the American Institute of Physics. Its area of interest is scientific instruments, apparatus, and techniques.

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American Institute of Physics
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Lobster-Eye imager detects soft X-ray emissions

Solar winds are known for powering dangerous space weather events near Earth, which, in turn, endangers space assets. So a large interdisciplinary group of researchers, led by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration ...

dateJul 28, 2015 in General Physics
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Inspecting matter using terahertz light

In materials research, chemistry, biology, and medicine, chemical bonds, and especially their dynamic behavior, determine the properties of a system. These can be examined very closely using terahertz radiation and short ...

dateAug 07, 2017 in Optics & Photonics
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The future of holographic video

Holographic video displays, featuring three-dimensional images, are about to "go large" and become a lot more affordable at the same time, thanks to the work of a team of Brigham Young University (BYU) researchers and their ...

dateFeb 03, 2015 in General Physics
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Shock front probed by protons

A shock front is usually considered as a simple discontinuity in density or pressure. Yet in strongly shocked gases, the atoms are ionized into electrons and ions. The large difference in the electron pressure across the ...

dateAug 11, 2017 in General Physics
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