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Transistors are the basic building blocks of integrated circuits (IC). Every electronic gadget you can possibly imagine today uses transistors. The development started off with vacuum tubes and lead to the...

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“The earth is a giant magnet, with an axial tilt of about 23.5°,” reminds you of the stuff you read in geography books. Adding science makes it much more fun when...
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Quick Tutorial on Raspberry Pi Development Board

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VLSI: Development and Basic Principles of IC Fabrication

Very-large-scale integration (VLSI) is a process of combining thousands of transistors into a single chip. It started in the 1970s with the development of complex semiconductor and communication technologies. A VLSI...

WiMax vs WiFi: A Beginners Guide to the Internet

WiMax vs WiFi is a debate not easily understood by people. Internet service providers don’t help with confusing terms like, get "ABCD WiMAX" or get a "XYZ WiFi connection". Let’s get...

555 Timer Working: Specifications And Working Basics

The 555 timer IC is an integral part of electronics projects. Be it a simple project involving a single 8 bit micro-controller and some peripherals or a complex one involving system...

SMPS: Basics & Working of Switched Mode Power Supply

Switch mode power supplies (SMPSs) are used in a range of applications as an efficient and effective source of power. This is in major part to their efficiency. For anybody still...
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Basics of Light Emitting Diode (LED)

In this video, the author is going to give you a tutorial on Light Emitting Diode (LED) basics. In this tutorial, he will be explaining basic construction, working applications of LED,...

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