Content posted in May 2017
Point Contact Transistors: More to the Point
Steve Taranovich 5/8/2017 3 comments
It is interesting to note that the first point contact transistor was created from the semiconductor germanium. Paper clips and razor blades were used to make the first transistor prototype
Don’t Use the Resistor I Told You to Use
Harry Holt 5/2/2017 5 comments
Automatically, we put equal impedances on both inputs of an op amp, as we were taught many years ago. This article explores why this rule of thumb came about and whether or not we should follow this practice.
These days, I often code design equations for filter circuits directly into sequences of Excel cells
The introduction of the solar boat is necessary to preserve our planet, which is mainly covered by water; the autonomous drive option is a pleasant alternative
Leading up to APEC have been a slew of new introductions by various suppliers. I wanted to highlight some of that here on Planet Analog for your information
Could a 16-bit SAR converter application reach a dynamic range of 125 dB at 600 kSPS?
My ‘gut feel’ as an Electronics Engineer tells me that the need for more adequate and intensive pilot training is a strong possibility