Electronic circuit
An electronic circuit is composed of individual electronic components, such as resistors, transistors, capacitors, inductors and diodes, connected by conductive wires or traces through which electric ...
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Fredkin Gate Breakthrough Overcomes Obstacle In Quantum Computing
Particles of light helped simplify the process of building the quantum computer circuit's Fredkin gates. The breakthrough overcomes one of the obstacles of quantum computing.
The Moscow-Washington red phone wasn't red and wasn't a phone
The iconic idea of the direct line from Washington to Moscow is a bright red rotary phone. On this day in 1963, the first DC-to-Moscow hotline was installed in the White House. The purpose? Opening a ...
Dial This Secret Number To See How Good Your iPhone Signal Really Is
VIDEO: The bars on your iPhone actually represent a signal range, not an exact signal. Here's how to change it to the exact signal you're receiving at the moment. Change your bars to a much more preci...
This Hacker's Tiny Device Unlocks Cars And Opens Garages
The $32 radio device, smaller than a cell phone, is designed to defeat the "rolling codes" security used in not only most modern cars and trucks' keyless entry systems, but also in their alarm systems...
The Challenge Of Mining Rare-Earth Materials Outside China
Five years ago, the cost of rare-earth materials that are critical for today’s electronics went through the roof. An export quota set by China, which mines most of the world’s rare earths, caused the ...
“Combing” In Fiber Optic Networks Increase The Speed And Distance Range Of Data Transmission
Fiber optics is in pressure due to heavy use of consumers as these cables can take so much data and if the limit is surpassed the cable starts crumbling the data. However, a new study introduced a new...
A New Kind Of Wood Chip: Collaboration Could Lead To Biodegradable Computer Chips
In an effort to alleviate the environmental burden of electronic devices, a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers has collaborated with researchers in the Madison-based U.S. Department o...
3-D Microbattery Suitable For Large-Scale On-Chip Integration
y combining 3-D holographic lithography and 2-D photolithography, researchers from the Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have demonstrated a high-performance 3-D microbattery suitable for large-sc...
New Chip Architecture May Provide Foundation For Quantum Computer
Quantum computers are in theory capable of simulating the interactions of molecules at a level of detail far beyond the capabilities of even the largest supercomputers today. Such simulations could re...
The Law That Predicts Computing Power Turns 50
Today represents a historic milestone in technology: it's the 50th anniversary of Moore's Law, the observation that the complexity of computer chips tends to double at a regular rate. On April 19th, 1...
How many projectionists does it take to change an IMAX bulb?
GoPro footage of IMAX film projectionists changing a 15,000 Watts IMAX bulb. This video goes behind the scenes at the Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater inside San Jose's Tech Museum. It covers the process o...
Artificial Photosynthesis: Solar-Powered Green Chemistry Rehabilitates CO2
A breakthrough in artificial photosynthesis has been achieved with the development of a hybrid system of semiconducting nanowires and bacteria that can capture carbon dioxide emissions before they ar...
The latest disruptive space technology is a battery-powered rocket engine
Rocket Lab, a US and New Zealand-based defense research company, has exploited the increasing power packed by small batteries to develop a new rocket it’s calling the Electron. It says it will cost $4...
Make Way for the Real Nanopod: Berkeley Researchers Create First Fully Functional Nanotube Radio
BERKELEY, CA — Make way for the real nanopod and make room in the Guinness World Records. A team of researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab...
Galvanic isolation - Galvanic isolator
Galvanic Isolator provides approximately 1.2 volts isolation in the ground lead of your shore power supply to isolate electrolytic voltages from the dock but yet pass safety currents to ground in the ...
Analog circuit
Analogue electronics (or analog in American English) are electronic systems with a continuously variable signal, in contrast to digital electronics where signals usually take only two levels. The term...
Digital circuit
Digital electronics, or digital (electronic) circuits, are electronics that represent signals by discrete bands of analog levels, rather than by continuous ranges (as used in analogue electronics). Al...
Electronic oscillator
An electronic oscillator is an electronic circuit that produces a periodic, oscillating electronic signal, often a sine wave or a square wave. Oscillators convert direct current (DC) from a power sup...
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Electrical components
An electronic component is any basic discrete device or physical entity in an electronic system used to affect electrons or their associated fields. Electronic components are mostly industrial product...
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Semiconductor device
Semiconductor devices are electronic components that exploit the electronic properties of semiconductor materials, principally silicon, germanium, and gallium arsenide, as well as organic semiconducto...
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Integrated circuit
An integrated circuit or monolithic integrated circuit (also referred to as an IC, a chip, or a microchip) is a set of electronic circuits on one small plate ("chip") of semiconductor material, normal...
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Microcontroller
A microcontroller (sometimes abbreviated µC, uC or MCU) is a small computer on a single integrated circuit containing a processor core, memory, and programmable input/output peripherals. Program memor...
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Vacuum tube
In electronics, vacuum tube, electron tube (in North America), tube, or valve (in British English) is a device that controls electric current through a vacuum in a sealed container.Vacuum tubes mostly...
Vacuum tube - Wikipedia
Analogue electronics
Analogue electronics (or analog in American English) are electronic systems with a continuously variable signal, in contrast to digital electronics where signals usually take only two levels. The term...
Digital electronics
Digital electronics, or digital (electronic) circuits, are electronics that represent signals by discrete bands of analog levels, rather than by continuous ranges (as used in analogue electronics). Al...
Oscillation
Oscillation is the repetitive variation, typically in time, of some measure about a central value (often a point of equilibrium) or between two or more different states. Familiar examples include a sw...
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