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Computer History Museum - A visit

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As a child, I used to imagine that when I grow up I will work in a bookstore. I will sell books and in spare time read all the books. Whenever I get a chance to visit a big bookstore or Library, I feel as If I have entered heaven, my spine is thrilled with electric spikes.
This August, I got a chance to visit San Jose (Was there to attend an international conference ASONAM 2016 in San Francisco). Feeling a bit adventurous I tried Airbnb for the first time and stayed with Venna, a very sweet lady. When we reached, she suggested that since I am into computers I should visit Computer History Museum, I accepted her suggestion and am very happy that I did. The museum kindled the child in me, and once again I was back to childhood (not that I have really grown old), seeing the Babbage difference engine, the PDP-1, the Jacquard loom, I was transcended into a new world. The museum showcased the history of computers bringing them back to life through their gigantic exhibits. The exhibition Rev…

Unit 2: BJT, UJT and thryristor

Unit 2 presentation on BJT, UJT and thyristors. The presentations include structure, principle of operation, IV Characteristics and important parameters of these semiconductor devices

Online derivative and Integrator calculator

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A very cool site especially for people like me who cannot remember mathematical formulaes. Just type the function and it calculates it derivative

Unit 1 pn Junction

Uploaded the unit 1 pn junction presentation. It covers pn junction basics, quantitative analysis of pn juction at equilbrium and under biased conditions.

Education for all

"Education for all", a website developed to facilitate informal tertiary education. Educational resources especially open courseware available on the web are selected, organized and integrated into a meaningful and coherent context - somewhat akin to a virtual university.

This is the link for their Integrated Microelectronics Devices Course the course contains good summary of important semiconductor devices concepts. Worth spending some online hours there.