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Under the Hood of Light Detector

Detectors of electromagnetic radiation in the spectral range from ultraviolet to far infrared are called light detectors. From the standpoint of a sensor designer, absorption of photons by a sensing… Read more

Feb 24, 2012 | Edvard

Light Detectors - Introduction And Purpose

Capacitor Types

In the market, there are several types of capacitors that have been manufactured. Although all capacitors work essentially the same way, key differences in the construction of different capacitor types… Read more

Dec 13, 2011 | elaina

Capacitor dimensions

Power Semiconductor Device – MOSFET

Power MOSFETs are marketed by different manufacturers with differences in internal geometry and with different names such as MegaMOS, HEXFET, SIPMOS, and TMOS. They have unique features that make them… Read more

Nov 27, 2011 | Edvard

TKxP Power MOSFETs in DPAK Package from Toshiba

Power Semiconductor Device – Transistor

Power transistors are used in applications ranging from a few to several hundred kilowatts and switching frequencies up to about 10 kHz. Power transistors used in power conversion applications are… Read more

Oct 27, 2011 | Edvard

NEC 2SD555 NPN POWER TRANSISTOR VCB=400V 10A 200W TO-3

Insulated-Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT)

The IGBT has the high input impedance and high-speed characteristics of a MOSFET with the conductivity characteristic (low saturation voltage) of a bipolar transistor. The IGBT is turned on by… Read more

Oct 21, 2011 | Edvard

IGBTs classified as punch-through (PT) and nonpunch-through (NPT) structures

State Machine Design

Written by Ray Salemi State machines are a foundation of digital design. Eventually we all reach the point where we need to control our digital algorithm, and we almost always… Read more

Sep 14, 2011 | elaina

Simple traffic light state machine

Resistors in detail

Resistors are one of the simplest varieties of electronic components. A resistor is a two-terminal device that has a fixed relationship between the current passing through the device and the… Read more

Aug 12, 2011 | elaina

Figure 1 - Typical form of carbon resistor


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