Fully-Differential Amplifiers and the Leading Edge in Electronics
Dennis Feucht 9/7/2018 2 comments
Semiconductor companies have now had fully-differential amplifiers in their product lines for a few years, though these amplifiers have been in leading-edge electronics for decades. These diff-amps are differential not only at their input but also at their output, doubling output range.
Dennis Feucht 7/2/2018 1 comment
This is a throw-together project using junk box parts that can be useful whenever an interesting-looking waveform is needed for a demonstration or for the beginnings of a video test generator or curve tracer.
Alternative Uses of Packaging in Electronics
Dennis Feucht 10/3/2017 Post a comment
In an era of collapsing economies, waning affluence, and too much garbage amid scarcity, a characteristic that is part of the engineering character - resourcefulness - is due to come back in vogue, as we are challenged to optimize the use of limited resources.
The Shape of Electronics Expertise
Dennis Feucht 9/11/2017 2 comments
As we progress in our acquisition of electronics skills, we occasionally reflect on the “shape” that our knowledge and skills are taking. This article is an overview of basic decisions that “sculpt” our know-how and some of the consequences of the shape of it.
In this article, I’ll provide an overview of SAR ADC reference input behavior and reference input drive circuit topologies
Industry 4.0 is the next generation of the manufacturing industry. A factory composed of smart devices is referred to as a Smart Factory.
Modern automotive matrix lighting often utilizes strings and matrices of LEDs, requiring an increasing number of integrated circuits to control them. New designs must usually pack more electronics in the same or a smaller space.
The PSMA Board of Directors is looking for one or more volunteers interested in providing leadership for the Energy Management Technical Committee.
Technology is advancing and can allow for seizure detection, recording a seizure diary for doctors to see, and seizure forecasting