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Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Quantum Devices

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Most integrated circuits are digital, based on MOS (CMOS) transistors.…

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Binary Subtraction

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We can subtract one binary number from another by using the standard…

Binary Addition

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The Rules of Binary Addition Adding binary numbers is a very simple…

Electrical Connections

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What, exactly, is necessary to establish electrical continuity between…

Series Circuits and the Application of Ohm’s Law

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In this introduction to series resistance circuits, we will explain…

Digital Lab - 10-bit Flashing LED Sequencer

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build and test an automated circuit that sequentially flashes 10 LED, and learn about counters, frequency dividers, and switch debouncing.

Decibel Calculator

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This calculator will convert voltage or power gains into decibels. Enter one of the three values and the calculator will output the other two.

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Binary Addition

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The Rules of Binary Addition Adding binary numbers is a very simple…

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

Flip-Flop Circuits

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to analyze digital…

Electric Shock

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It is sometimes said regarding electrical safety that, Ït’s not the…

Waveguide Calculator (Circular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a circular waveguide

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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What is a harmonic frequency? If an oscillator circuit outputs a…

Applying Ohm’s Law—Rules and Methods for Circuit Analysis

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When analyzing complex series and parallel circuits, it is easy to…

Basic Algebra and Graphing for Electric Circuits

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Many different equations used in the analysis of electric circuits may…

AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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Explain how an ohmmeter is able to measure the resistance of a…

Si Lab - BJT Common-emitter Amplifier

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In this hands-on semiconductor electronics experiment, construct a common-emitter amplifier using a bipolar junction transistor (BJT) and learn about amplifier gain and feedback.

Wire Types and Sizes

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Most electrical wire is covered in a rubber or plastic coating called…

Thyristors

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Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…

The Pentode

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Another strategy for addressing the problem of secondary electrons…

Common Derivatives

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    RELATED WORKSHEETS: Calculus for Electric Circuits…

Finite-state Machine

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Feedback is a fascinating engineering principle. It can turn a rather…

Speed Distance Time Calculator

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This calculator will solve for either distance, time, or speed given two of the three parameters.

Transistors, Hybrid

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In essence, the IGFET controls the base current of a BJT, which…

Factoring Equivalencies

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Factoring Identities :   a2 - b2 = (a + b) (a - b) a2 + 2ab + b2…

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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Input Voltages for Logic Gates Logic gate circuits are designed to…

Critical Temperatures for Superconductors

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Critical temperatures given in Kelvins Material Element/Alloy Critical…

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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Perhaps the most ingenious technique was that of the delay line. A…

Table (landscape view)

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Periodic table of chemical elements.

Simple Circuits

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

Arithmetic Properties

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Associative Property In addition and multiplication, terms may be…

Attenuators

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What is Attenuators? Attenuators are passive devices. It is…

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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Three-phase Wye(Y) Connection Initially, we explored the idea of…

Sum and Product Notation

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For reference, this section introduces the terminology used in some…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

Design Project: Power Inverter

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A common topology for DC-AC power converter circuits uses a pair of…

555 Lab - Oscillator With Hysteresis

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build an oscillator with hysteresis from a Schmitt trigger and learn how to use it to create an RC oscillator and a method to configure a 555 timer as an astable multivibrator.

DC Lab - Series Batteries

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will connect batteries in series and learn the relationship between the individual battery voltages and the total series voltage.

AC Lab - PC Oscilloscope

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, use a PC-based oscilloscope program to observe waveforms from a musical keyboard and learn basic oscilloscope operation.

Vol VI. Credits

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The following is a partial list of contributors to the current online…

Potentiometers

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…