• Unintended Oscillations and Interference Problems

      Avoiding extra functionality in your circuits A common saying among electrical engineers is that if you want an oscillator, try building an amplifier. This is all too often accurate, and unwanted oscillations i...
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  • Better Measurements at Centimeter and Millimeter Bands

      Handling the frequency and bandwidth challenges of 5G, radar, and more 5G technologies and markets are much in the news these days, and for good reasons. The economic potential is large, the opportunities are r...
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  • Impedance and the Power of Analogy

      Electrical engineers lead the way Years ago, a manager of mine seemed to constantly speak in analogies. It was his way of exploring the technical and business (and personal!) issues we faced, and after a while ...
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  • Today’s R&D Comparison: RF Engineering and Rocket Fuel

    Originally posted Dec 3, 2015   An engineering field where the products you’re designing are constantly trying to kill you The holiday season is here and it’s been a while since I have wandered off t...
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