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Ken Shirriff Takes Us Inside the IC, For Fun

Hackaday Ken Shirriff Takes Us Inside the IC , For Fun Hackaday [Ken] gives you a good head start, and then starts off reversing two iconic chips : the 555 timer and the LM741 op-amp. 6_collectors The 741 IC is...

Dec 27, 2016

The chip glitch

The chip glitch EDN.com (blog) This card had about 30 discrete chips in the failing circuit and probing it for the bad signal was not going to be easy. However, if we could fix one, then we'd have all six cards...

Nov 18, 2016

Build Your Own Giant 555 Timer Chip

IEEE Spectrum Build Your Own Giant 555 Timer Chip IEEE Spectrum It's hard to think of an IC more ubiquitous than the 555 timer , which was introduced in 1971. There can't be an electrical engineer alive...

Feb 20, 2014

Designing The 555, by Hans Camezind

Designing The 555, by Hans Camezind Electronics Weekly (blog) Probably the most famous chip ever made was the 555. ... Instead of returning as an employee I asked the company for a 1-year contract as a consultant to use...

Feb 10, 2017

Innovative 3D sensing for automotive control functions

EDN.com Innovative 3D sensing for automotive control functions EDN.com Another method, Hall based as well but using flux concentrators, reduces the number of sensor elements needed by integrating two pairs of...

Feb 22, 2017

Sensors enable chip-scale spectral analysis

EDN.com Sensors enable chip -scale spectral analysis EDN.com Along with a 16-bit ADC, each six-channel sensor includes an electronic shutter with LED drive circuitry, allowing designers to accurately control the light...

Jan 26, 2017

Class action lawsuit against Apple over iPhone 6 'Touch Disease' hardware flaw gains momentum

9 to 5 Mac Class action lawsuit against Apple over iPhone 6 'Touch Disease' hardware flaw gains momentum 9 to 5 Mac The flaw affects the logic board's “touch IC ” controller chips , thus meaning that...

Oct 8, 2016

Dangers lurking below WCSP backside coatings

EDN.com Dangers lurking below WCSP backside coatings EDN.com Packaged IC dice are typically encapsulated with a molding compound into a package and protected by the coverage of the unit post-assembly. With the push...

Jan 27, 2017

Great Cow BASIC Is Your Alternative to Programming PIC Chips in “C

DesignNews Great Cow BASIC Is Your Alternative to Programming PIC Chips in “C DesignNews The Embedded C language variations is based on the microcontroller manufacturer's architecture and specifications of the...

Jul 8, 2016

Hans Camenzind, 555 timer inventor, dies

Hans Camenzind, 555 timer inventor, dies EE Times SAN FRANCISCO--Hans Camenzind, the Swiss emigre analog guru who invented one of the most successful circuits in electronics history and introduced the concept of...

Aug 15, 2012

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