Instrumentation Design Select Publications

2013
“Design and Deployment of the Askaryan Radio Array South Pole Autonomous Renewable Power Stations,” RE&PQJ, X(11), 2013 (K. Ratzlaff).

2012
“Updated results from the RICE experiment and future prospects for ultra-high energy neutrino detection at the south pole,” Physical Review D – Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology, 85(6), 062004, 2012 (K. Ratzlaff, I. Kravchenko and co-workers.)

2011
“An efficient and inexpensive refrigerated LC system for H/D exchange mass spectrometry”, JASMS, 22(8), 1472-6, 2011 (K. Ratlaff, T. R. Keppel, M. E. Jacques, R.W. Young, and D. D. Weis).

1995-2008
“An Inexpensive Infrared Detector to Verify the Delivery of Food Pellets,” Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 90(2), 249-255, (2008) (K. Ratzlaff, J. W. Pinkston, G.J. Madden and S.C. Fowler).

“RICE limits on the diffuse ultrahigh energy neutrino flux”, Phys. Rev. D, 73, 82002 (2006) (K. Ratzlaff, Ilya Kravchenko and co-workers).

“In-Channel Electrochemical Detection for Microchip Capillary Electrophoresis Using an Electrically Isolated Potentiostat”, Anal. Chem., 74 (5), 1136 -1143, (2002) (K. Ratzlaff, R. Scott Martin, Bryan H. Huynh, Susan M. Lunte.)

“The Inebri-Actometer: A Device for Measuring the Locomotor Activity of Drosophila Exposed to Ethanol Vapor,” Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 107, 93-99 (2001)  (K. Ratzlaff, J. Parr, A. Large, X. Wang, S.C. Fowler, D.M. Ruden.)

"A compact hot-nozzle Fourier-transform microwave spectrometer," Rev. Sci. Instrum., 66, 5196 (1995) (K. Ratzlaff and M. Harmony).

Books and Chapters
An Introduction to Computer-Assisted Experimentation, Wiley-Interscience:  New York, January, 1987 (K. Ratzlaff).

Charge-Transfer Devices in Spectroscopy,  VCH: New York, 1995. (co-edited by K. Ratzlaff, Jonathan Sweedler and M. Bonner Denton).

"Computer/Instrument Interfacing," in What Every Chemist Should Know About Computing, K. Ratzlaff, T. Zielinski and May Swift, eds., ACS Press: Washington, D.C., 1997.


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