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posted in August 2001
Introduction to Electrochemical Capacitors in Pulse Power Applications
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8/24/2001   Post a comment
Electrochemical (EC) capacitors provide very high capacitance (farads to kilofarads) in small volumes. Daniel W. O'Brien of North American Capacitor Co. (NACC) describes the technology behind these high energy-storage components and discusses several EC capacitor applications.
Vishay strikes deal to acquire General Semiconductor
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8/1/2001   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology has agreed to acquire General Semiconductor Inc. in a $538.9 million stock transaction exchanging half a Vishay share for each General Semiconductor share.


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Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

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Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
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I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Karen Field

July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
Karen Field
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Steve Jobs allegedly got his start by dumpster diving with the Computer Club at Homestead High in the early 1970s.

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