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What is 3GPP?

An explanation of what 3GPP is, how it works and the way it governs the standards for the mobile communications technologies from GSM, through GPRS & EDGE to UMTS, 4G LTE and then to 5G.


Types of Diode

Summary of the different types of diodes used in electronics with links to further in-depth pages on individual diode types with circuit design details.


Transistor Darlington Pair

Essentials including circuit design details and equations for the Darlington Pair, Darlington transistor or super-alpha pair amplifier circuit.

Radio Receiver AM Demodulation / Detection

An overview or tutorial of the basics of amplitude modulation, AM demodulation or detection methods used within radio receivers.

Facts of the day

13 February 2016

History - It was on this day in 1910 that William Shockley, one of the inventors of the transistor and Nobel Prize-winning physicist was born

When Faraday was explaining a discovery to Gladstone who was Chancellor of the Exchequor for the British Government, Gladstone asked, "But after all what use is it?" Faraday responded saying, "Why sir, there is every probability you will be able to tax it."

Fact - One ounce of gold can be drawn into eight kilometres of wire.

SI Units & Symbols

Chart or table of the SI or System International units with the SI symbols used along with the quantities they measure or define.

08 February 2016 | Mark Pitchford | Lynx Software Technologies

Safety critical embedded systems & software

The consequences of a malfunction in the operation of embedded systems can have drastic consequences especially when used in safety critical applications - it is essential that they operate correctly at all times.

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Advances in Multi-Band Microstrip Filters

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R&S 4G LTE Whitepaper
Read this authoritative and comprehensive whitepaper on the 4G LTE-Advanced features and capabilities in this whitepaper from Rohde & Schwarz.

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