Finance for Engineers: Financial Ratios
Henry Davis 2 comments
Corporate accounting and finance is controlled by a large number of laws and consensus documents. You'll hear about things like the Financial Accounting Standards Board ...
China's LTE Bid Good for Apple
Will Strauss 3 comments
On November 4, China's Ministry of Industry and Information (MII) assigned TDD-LTE licenses to all three cellular operators: China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom. ...
All About Batteries, Part 1: Introduction
Ivan Cowie 22 comments
I'm a 30-plus-year veteran of electrical engineering with experience that spans many areas, including digital, analog, power, communications, and microcontrollers. I work ...
Breaking the $300B Barrier: State of Semiconductor Industry
Lance Jones 0 comments
Heading into the new year, it's traditional to review the passing year and look for upcoming trends. One piece of good news: The semiconductor industry will probably break ...
Energy Harvesting Ring Powered by Peltier
Caleb Kraft 2 comments
Few electronics principles can inspire a gasp of amazement. Generally if you want to please a crowd, you have to push some serious voltage and get some arcs going. Another ...
Google Searches for Robots' Home
Rick Merritt 4 comments
Google will try to map a path to mainstream robotics, according to a New York Times interview with the man behind the move. The search company has the cash and a smart, ...
FPGA LVDS I/O as an Analog Programmable Comparator
William Murray 3 comments
Seeing the new analog-to-digital converter (ADC) IP being bandied around by the FPGA vendors got me wondering what is behind all this. It all boils down to the fact that a ...
Make a Frequency Plan
Tom Burke 17 comments
When designing a printed circuit board, you should develop a frequency plan, something that can be easily overlooked. A frequency plan should be one of your first steps ...