2020-06-04 - Bill Schweber

Can your camera capture trillions of frames per second?

This complicated, sophisticated electro-optical system is a super-fast camera which can take a series of 1000 images at a multi-trillion…

2020-06-02 - Kendall Castor-Perry

Synthesize your FIR filters using high-school algebra

This follow-up piece of "FIR Fundamentals" turns the process on its head and builds up complete FIR filters from small,…

2020-05-28 - Martyn McKinney

Create radio receiver circuits with the LM386 audio amplifier

Use the LM386's undocumented attributes to create simple high performance regenerative receivers.

2020-05-26 - Kendall Castor-Perry

Five things to know about prediction and negative-delay filters

How the heck can you build a filter that ‘predicts’ something? Well, it all depends on how high you set…

2020-05-22 - Jonathan Colao

Designing a fast reacting feedback system for miniaturized motor driven designs

A high speed, high throughput ADC accurately captures information and feeds motor position data to the controller, enabling higher levels…

2020-05-20 - John Dunn

How hot is too hot to touch?

If you are designing anything with a heat sink whose surfaces are open to human contact, it’s good to know…

2020-05-13 - Bill Schweber

Terahertz waves and acoustic modulation: A datalink “Odd Couple”?

Researchers have mixed two radically different forms of energy waves, using laser-generated acoustic pulses to modulate terahertz waves generated by…

2020-05-12 - John Dunn

Understand the damaging effects of phase dispersion

A study of AM signals is a convenient tool for showing a damaging effect arising from phase dispersion.

2020-05-08 - Bob Witte

Common op-amp circuits

These common op-amp circuits are useful for amplifying various analog signals. The ideal op amp model helps us understand how…

2020-05-07 - Krunal Maniar and Ryan Andrews

Mitigate clock intermodulation effects in characterization setups

Mitigate the effects of clock intermodulation and improve the reliability and measurement accuracy of mixed-signal systems.