Contributing Technical Experts http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25751/more en Frog Legs Probably Won’t Charge Your Phone—the Discovery of Voltage http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/frog-legs-probably-won-t-charge-your-phone-discovery-voltage <div class="node-body article-body">No doubt, harnessing electricity is one of the great advances in human history, but its origins are quite fascinating, and dare I say, somewhat froggy.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/frog-legs-probably-won-t-charge-your-phone-discovery-voltage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/frog-legs-probably-won-t-charge-your-phone-discovery-voltage#comments Contributing Technical Experts Power Test & Measurement Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:22:00 +0000 913681 at http://electronicdesign.com The Front End: Jumping to Confusions http://electronicdesign.com/analog/front-end-jumping-confusions <div class="node-body article-body">Every circuit tells a story, but that circuit may be what fiction writers call an “unreliable narrator.” Don’t make up your mind too early.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/front-end-jumping-confusions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/front-end-jumping-confusions#comments Analog Contributing Technical Experts Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:48:00 +0000 913621 at http://electronicdesign.com Oscilloscope Triggering Advanced Course: Trigger Sequencing and Software Search Triggers http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/oscilloscope-triggering-advanced-course-trigger-sequencing-and-software-search-trig <div class="node-body article-body">This fourth article in the Oscilloscope Triggering Advanced Course discusses the often misunderstood trigger sequencing and software search triggers.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/oscilloscope-triggering-advanced-course-trigger-sequencing-and-software-search-trig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/oscilloscope-triggering-advanced-course-trigger-sequencing-and-software-search-trig#comments Contributing Technical Experts Oscilloscopes Test & Measurement Wed, 15 Mar 2017 14:19:00 +0000 913541 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s All This LTZ1000 Stuff, Anyway? http://electronicdesign.com/analog/what-s-all-ltz1000-stuff-anyway <div class="node-body article-body">Though appearing simple upon first glance, the venerable LTZ1000 voltage reference has more complexities and subtleties than one might think. Paul Rako takes a closer look.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/what-s-all-ltz1000-stuff-anyway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/what-s-all-ltz1000-stuff-anyway#comments Analog Contributing Technical Experts Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:57:00 +0000 913421 at http://electronicdesign.com The Future of Human-Centered Robotics http://electronicdesign.com/robotics/future-human-centered-robotics <div class="field-byline"> Luis Sentis </div> <div class="field-deck"> Understanding, anticipating, and responding to human behavior with a machine—advances take the technology further down the path toward realization. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Understanding, anticipating, and responding to human behavior with a machine—advances take the technology further down the path toward realization. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/robotics/future-human-centered-robotics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/robotics/future-human-centered-robotics#comments Robotics Contributing Technical Experts Embedded Industrial Fri, 10 Mar 2017 14:10:00 +0000 913261 at http://electronicdesign.com Generate Positive and Negative Voltage by Combining Two DC Sources http://electronicdesign.com/power/generate-positive-and-negative-voltage-combining-two-dc-sources <div class="node-body article-body">Using two unipolar dc supplies in an anti-series configuration is another approach for generating positive and negative voltage—and one that doesn't suffer from power interruption.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/generate-positive-and-negative-voltage-combining-two-dc-sources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/generate-positive-and-negative-voltage-combining-two-dc-sources#comments Contributing Technical Experts Power Power Sources Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:08:00 +0000 912441 at http://electronicdesign.com The Essentials of AC Power Safety http://electronicdesign.com/power/essentials-ac-power-safety <div class="node-body article-body">If ac power is included internally in your design, grounding or insulation safety methods need to be part of the system in order to function and fail safely.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/essentials-ac-power-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/essentials-ac-power-safety#comments Contributing Technical Experts Power Wireless Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:33:00 +0000 911891 at http://electronicdesign.com Hardware Emulation for Software Validation (Part 1): Physical and Virtual Probes http://electronicdesign.com/eda/hardware-emulation-software-validation-part-1-physical-and-virtual-probes <div class="node-body article-body">A virtual probe enhances hardware emulation's appeal as data-center resource for hardware designers and software developers when it comes to verification.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/eda/hardware-emulation-software-validation-part-1-physical-and-virtual-probes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/eda/hardware-emulation-software-validation-part-1-physical-and-virtual-probes#comments EDA Contributing Technical Experts Test & Measurement Fri, 03 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000 911621 at http://electronicdesign.com The Front End: Caveat Lector http://electronicdesign.com/analog/front-end-caveat-lector <div class="node-body article-body">Kendall Castor-Perry, a.k.a. "The Filter Wizard," joins Electronic Design's Contributing Tech Expert community, offering his unique and insightful takes on electronics technology.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/front-end-caveat-lector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/front-end-caveat-lector#comments Analog Contributing Technical Experts Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:43:00 +0000 911081 at http://electronicdesign.com Are You (Really) Ready for Your Next Node? http://electronicdesign.com/eda/are-you-really-ready-your-next-node <div class="node-body article-body">Unrelenting transistor scaling has more than a few companies jumping a technology node, but they need to be aware of the challenges that brings—some of which are not so obvious.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/eda/are-you-really-ready-your-next-node" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/eda/are-you-really-ready-your-next-node#comments EDA Contributing Technical Experts Test & Measurement Mentor Graphics Wed, 04 Jan 2017 15:18:00 +0000 907771 at http://electronicdesign.com