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A static CMOS inverter.

Basics of CMOS

By David Herres Complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) is a highly successful strategy for combining complementary and symmetrical pairs of p-type and n-type MOSFETs to create logic functions. A…

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Basics of MOSFETs

By David Herres The FET, discussed in a previous article, was widely used for a few short years, from its introduction in 1947 until it was abruptly eclipsed…

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Triple-channel supply hosts 30-V and 5-V sources

Keithley Instruments announced the addition of an economical triple-channel power supply to the company’s Series 2200 line of programmable DC power supplies. The Model 2231A-30-3 195W Triple-Channel DC…

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Tektronix first wireless lab management solution for education

Tektronix, Inc., a manufacturer of oscilloscopes, announced the industry’s first wireless lab instrument management solution for quickly setting up and efficiently managing basic electronics engineering laboratories at colleges…

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P-channel JFET

Basics of FETs

By David Herres The field-effect transistor (FET) resembles the bipolar transistor in some of its behavioral characteristics, but its inner workings are markedly different. Rather than base, emitter and collector, FETs…

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Variable Frequency Drives: Viewing the DC Bus

Thursday, September 25, 2014

By David Herres In the field of motion control it’s often necessary to vary the speed of an electric motor and even reverse its direction of rotation. When…

The test center also houses a classroom and lab for training Stark State students in electrical and mechanical engineering as well as alternative energy programs including solar and wind energy, oil and gas, and fuel cells.

Timken and Stark St. College open Technology and Test Center

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

A collaboration between The Timken Co. and Stark State College led to development of the new Technology and Test Center, the first testing facility of its kind to…

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Lion Precision’s Application Note To Improve Shaft Runout Measurement

Thursday, July 11, 2013

To help designers, engineers, and maintenance staff make better shaft runout measurements, Lion Precision has a new application note available on their website. Real-time shaft runout measurement is…

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Digital Design Tips and Tricks with a Mixed Signal Oscilloscope

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

by Faride Akretch, Technical Marketing Manager, Tektronix Use an MSO to efficiently implement digital designs while verifying and debugging signals. As electronic products become faster and more complex,…