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Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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A semiconductor device is one made of silicon or any number of other…

Memory Devices

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Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Look-up Tables

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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A semiconductor device is one made of silicon or any number of other…

Decoder

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A decoder is a circuit that changes a code into a set of signals. It…

Quantum Devices

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an embedded microstrip.

Programmable Logic Technology

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Define the following acronyms as they apply to digital logic circuits:…

Pulse Width Modulation

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Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) uses digital signals to control power…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Synchronous Counters

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What is a Synchronous Counter? A synchronous counter, in contrast to…

Digital Communication

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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Negative Binary Numbers

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With addition being easily accomplished, we can perform the operation…

Binary Addition

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

Microprocessor Programming

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What is the difference between a JMP (“jump”) instruction and a…

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

AC Waveforms

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Radio waves are comprised of oscillating electric and magnetic fields,…

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Positive Feedback

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As we’ve seen, negative feedback is an incredibly useful…

Diode Ratings

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In addition to forward voltage drop (Vf) and peak inverse voltage…

The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…

Valence and Crystal Structure

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Valence: The electrons in the outermost shell, or valence shell, are…

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Safe Practices

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If at all possible, shut off the power to a circuit before performing…

555 Timer Astable Circuit

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In an astable circuit, the output voltage alternates between VCC and 0 volts on a continuous basis.

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 12AX7 dual triode vacuum tube Two power…

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Enhancement-type IGFETs

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Build a Transformer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Steel flat bar, 4 pieces Miscellaneous bolts,…

Inductors

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! A 5 H inductor is subjected to an electric…

DC Transducers

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Research and describe what the Hall effect is, and list some practical…

Millman’s Theorem Revisited

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You may have wondered where we got that strange equation for the…

Simple Parallel (Tank Circuit) Resonance

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Resonance in a Tank Circuit A condition of resonance will be…

Demultiplexers

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A demultiplexer, sometimes abbreviated dmux, is a circuit that has…

Contributors (3)

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<p> Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological…