You can build a wide range of practical electronic devices if you understand a few basic electronics concepts and follow some simple rules. These devices include light-activated and sound-activated toys and appliances, remote controls, timers and clocks, and motorized devices.
This course note provides a practical knowledge of analog electronics that experimentalists generally need in research. It covers the following topics: DC circuits, Linear AC circuits, Circuit analysis and simulation, ,Diodes and diode circuits, , Diodes and transistors, , Basic transistor circuits, Amplifier building blocks, Transistor models, Differential amplifiers; frequency, response, Amplifier noise, introduction to FETs, JFET and MOSFET properties, Basic FET circuits, Oscillators and Voltage regulators.
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