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Light Emitting Diode Technology Tutorial

All the essentials about LED, Light Emitting Diode technology in this tutorial giving details of the latest technology, operation and applications in electronics, displays, and lighting.

Resistive splitter / divider combiner

Overview and introduction to resistor based or resistive RF combiners, and splitters or dividers, detailing formulae, circuits and other essential details.


Oscilloscope Tutorial

An in-depth tutorial covering all aspects of oscilloscopes, what they are, the different types, how they work and how they can be used.

Diode Rectifier Circuits

Notes and details of the various forms of diode rectifier circuits that are widely used for power rectification, signal rectification and other applications.


Dipole Antenna: Theory & Practice

Dipole antenna or dipole aerial: the essentials of theory and practice with calculations, details of end effect, etc.

Facts of the day

25 May 2015

History - It was on this day in 1874 that Guglielmo Marconi was born in Bologna North Italy. He relentlessly pioneered much radio work, making the first transatlantic transmission when others thought it impossible. He was termed the "Father of Radio" by some.

Quote - For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. Nelson Mandela

The way things should be - Life is like a camera; focus on what is important; capture the good time; develop fromth e negatives; and if things don't work out, take another shot.


RS-485 Transceiver ESD Protection

Jeff Lies, Applications Engineer, Precision Products, Intersil Corporation looks how to design ESD protection into RS485 transceiver circuits.


IEEE 802.11ad Microwave Wi-Fi / WiGig

Essential details of the IEEE 802.11ad Microwave Wi-Fi standard dubbed WiGig that will provide data rates of up to 7 Gbps in 60 GHz ISM band. news from

Low Loss Dynamic Compression of CPRI Baseband Data
Read this paper from Altera that describes a method of using Mu-Law compression for Gaussian-like waveforms providing an efficient methodology.

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RF and Wireless Engineering Fundamentals
Gain a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of modern RF and wireless communications engineering.

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The Art of Electronics 3rd Edition
The Art of Electronics 3rd Edition

Paul Horowitz and Winfield Hill
The Art of Electronics was the best book for electronic circuit designers and...
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