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Computers in Physics

March/April 98

March/April 1998 Table of Contents


Volume 12, Number 2


TRENDS AND VIEWPOINT


107 FROM THE EDITOR
An Educational Focus
109 COMMENT
Computational Grids: On-Demand Computing in Science and Engineering

Ian Foster & Carl Kesselman
110 INTERVIEW
Roscoe Giles: From Theory to Practice

David I. Lewin
112 NEWS
AAPT Conference Review; Ten Years Ago: Mar/Apr 1988; Update: Asteroids Make Waves
116 FROM THE CIP JOURNAL SECTION
208 INTERACTIVE READER SERVICE

GUIDE TO THE INTERNET


117 WEB MECHANICS
Web-Based Testing in Physics Education: Methods and Opportunities
Aaron P. Titus, L. W. Martin, & Robert J. Beichner Web site accompanies CIP article
124 CIP WEBSITE
125 INTERNET GOLDMINE
Hypatia and the Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies

EDUCATION AND RESEARCH


126 ALGORITHMS & APPLICATIONS
Phase Shift Plus Interpolation: A Scheme for High-Performance Echo-Reconstructive Imaging

Ernesto Bonomi, Leesa Brieger, Carlo Nardone, & Enrico Pieroni
133 COMPUTERS IN EDUCATION
Computer-Enhanced Physics Laboratories

Ruwang Sung, Willard Fadner, Courtney Willis, & Kendall Mallory
138 COMPUTER SIMULATIONS
The Physics of Vibrating Strings

Nicholas Giordano
146 BOOK REVIEWS
Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative Edward R. Tufte
Computation of Atomic Processes: A Handbook for the ATOM Programs
M. Ya Amusia and L. V. Chernysheva;

James R. Matey & Lakshmi Natarajan

TECHNIQUES AND TECHNOLOGY


150 SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMMING
Scientific Programming with Ada 95: Object-Oriented, Parallel, and Safe

Martin J. Stift Source Code
159 PRACTICAL VISUALIZATION
Visualization of Electromagnetic Fields Using Awk

Daryl Armstrong, Ian Llanas, Frank Russo, & Jeffrey R. Schmidt
PDF Version   Source Code  
166 PRODUCT REVIEW Fortran 90 Subsets Offer Simplified Environment for First-Time Users

Donald L. Shirer
169 NEW PRODUCTS

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL SECTION



172 Guidelines for Submissions
173 Parallelization of three-dimensional spectral laser-plasma interaction code using High Performance Fortran
V. V. Elisseev
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.168630
181 Erratum: "High accuracy solution of Maxwell's equations using nonstandard finite differences" [Comput. Phys. 11, 287 (1997)]
J. B. Cole
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.168634
182 Positive iterative deconvolution with energy conservation
Matthias Pruksch & Frank Fleischmann
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.168651
190 Teaching Feynman's sum-over-paths quantum theory
Edwin F. Taylor, Stamatis Vokos, John M. O'Meara, & Nora S. Thornber
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.168652
200 Optimal start of a Taylor integrator by control of local error
Pedro Córdoba-Torres, Fernando Enriquez, & Víctor Fairén
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.168653


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