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Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Linear Applications Handbook

National Semiconductors Application note collection. Circuits and design notes of many analog and mixed signal chips. These designs just work and building them will help you learn the Science of Analog Design.

Linear Applications Handbook

National Semiconductor Linear Applications Handbook.

1994 National Semiconductor Corporation (now part of Texas Instruments or TI). TI, Fairchild, National and others were born with the chips. The birth of Integrated Circuits starts with them. Even the people who made Intel and many others have their early roots in these mother firms.

Sunday, July 12, 2020

Electric VLSI Design System EDA

Custom IC layout, Schematic Capture, Languages such as VHDL and Verilog. An Open-source Electronic Design Automation, EDA.

Electric VLSI Design System EDA

Electric EDA of Static Free Software written by Steven M. Rubin

"Electric has many analysis tools, including design-rule checking, simulation, and network comparison. Electric has many synthesis tools, including routing, compaction, silicon compilation, PLA generation, and compensation."

Electric VLSI Design System EDA

Electric is a sophisticated electrical CAD system

Electric is a sophisticated electrical CAD system that can handle many forms of circuit design, including.    Custom IC layout ASICs, Schematic drawing, Hardware description language specifications.

ESI Group - Virtual Prototyping Solutions

Software Simulation Solution for prototype development and manufacturing process engineering with applied mechanics. - https://www.esi-group.com/

ESI Group - Virtual Prototyping Solutions

ESI Group - Paris, France - ESI is a world-leading supplier and pioneer of digital simulation software for prototyping and manufacturing processes that take into account material physics.

"Extensive suite of coherent, industry-oriented applications to realistically simulate a product's behavior during testing and real life use.." ESI's products represent a unique collaborative and open environment for End-to-End Virtual Prototyping.

ESI Group - Virtual Prototyping Solutions

Visual-Viewer from ESI is a complete, productive and innovative post processing environment for CAE applications.

Visual-Viewer allows easy and fast graphical interpretation with very useful animation control features such as simple section cut tool, video reading and aligning with simulations, synchronized simulation, and plot windows.

ESI Group
100-102 Avenue de Suffren 75015 Paris FRANCE

Monday, July 06, 2020

Glew Engineering - Technology Expertise

Consulting Service for the semiconductor and microelectronic industry, FEA modeling, mechanical, electrical & materials engineering applications. https://glewengineering.com/

Glew Engineering - Technology Expertise

Experts in Electrical, Materials and Mechanical Engineering Consulting. Consulting and Support areas include Business Development, Solar & Flat Panel Technologies, Materials Science among many others.

CAD and finite element analysis (FEA)

FEA allows for comprehensive modeling of the chamber's integrity during testing conditions. The FEA model serves as a virtual experiment that allows reduction in prototype cost and testing. An accurate model can reduce the costly repercussions of an incorrectly designed system.

Glew Engineering - Technology Expertise

High-Purity Gas Panels Part 10
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Pressure Transducers in Semiconductor Equipment

Semiconductor equipment engineers, usually mechanical engineers or electrical engineers, have some of these same purposes in mind when they install pressure transducers directly on semiconductor tools, with the additional goal of granting the tool operator control over the pressures of incoming gas and in the process chamber.

Glew Engineering Consulting Inc.
240 Pamela Drive, Mountain View, CA 94040, USA

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Principles of Semiconductor Devices

The purpose of this text is to explore the internal behavior of semiconductor devices, so that we can understand the relation between the device geometry and material parameters on one hand and the resulting electrical characteristics on the other hand.

Principles of Semiconductor Devices 

The Primary Focus: The MOSFET and CMOS Integrated Circuits The Metal-Oxide-Silicon Field-Effect-Transistor (MOSFET) is the main subject of this text, since it is already the prevailing device in microprocessors and memory circuits.

Principles of Semiconductor Devices

In addition, the MOSFET is increasingly used in areas as diverse as mainframe computers and power electronics. The MOSFET’s advantages over other types of devices are its mature fabrication technology, its successful scaling characteristics and the combination of complementary MOSFETs yielding CMOS circuits.

Topics Include -Schottky diode current, Metal-Semiconductor contacts,Electrostatic analysis of a p-n diode,Reverse bias breakdown, Optoelectronic devices, Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs), Ideal transistor model.

    Saturday, May 09, 2020

    LM3445 - TRIAC dimmable offline LED driver

    Conventional TRIAC dimmers are designed to interface to a resistive load (halogen or incandescent bulb), while today's LED driver solutions interfaced to a standard wall dimmer produce 120 Hz flicker of the LED and/or do not allow 100:1 dimming.

    LM3445 - TRIAC dimmable offline LED driver

    The LM3445 provides a constant current for illuminating high power LEDs and includes a TRIAC . The LM3445 contains all the necessary circuitry to build a line-powered (mains powered) constant current LED driver whose output current can be controlled with a conventional TRIAC dimmer.

    LM3445 - TRIAC dimmable offline LED driver

    Thermal shutdown limits total power dissipation by turning off the output switch when the IC junction temperature exceeds 165°C. After thermal shutdown occurs, the output switch doesn ’t turn on until the junction temperature drops to approximately 145°C

    Monday, May 04, 2020

    Plessey Semiconductors - CMOS IC Solutions

    British electronics company which design and develop Semiconductor Chip Solutions like RF components, data converters, power regulators, imaging sensors, programmable DSPs and special ASICS.

    Plessey Semiconductors - CMOS IC Solutions

    Highlights of Services
    • In-house development team
    • RF, Mixed Signal and High Performance Analogue
    • Full custom / Semi-custom IC design service
    • Process design Kits (PDK) Development and Support
    • Characterization, Modelling and ESD

    EPIC Sensor technology

    EPIC Sensor technology

    A innovative  sensor technology that measures changes in an electric field in a similar way to a magnetometer detecting changes in a magnetic field. The EPIC sensor, which requires no physical or resistive contact to make measurements.....

    Plessey Semiconductors Ltd
    Plymouth Tamerton Road, Roborough, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom PL6 7BQ.

    Friday, April 10, 2020

    CD4060 Binary Counter Divider Oscillator

    The CD4020BC, CD4060BC are 14-stage ripple carry binary counters, and the CD4040BC is a 12-stage ripple carry binary counter. The counters are advanced one count on the negative transition of each clock pulse. The counters are reset to the zero state by a logical "1" at the reset input independent of clock.

    CD4040BC, 12-Stage Ripple Carry Binary Counters
    CD4060BC, 14-Stage Ripple Carry Binary Counters


    CD4060 - 14-Stage Ripple Carry Binary Counters
    you can also use a crystal between pin 10 and 11 with two caps 22pF from 10, 11 to gnd and a 10M resistor between 10 and 11 in place of R C network for more precision.