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Musings from the minds of our many talented engineers and #TeamEZ members about subjects they are passionate about.

  • It was all Started by a Mouse

    The Bramble family was on vacation in France back in 2019 when we visited Disneyland Paris. While waiting for Mickey Mouse in The Parade at the end of the day, I found myself standing next to a man who looked identical to a lecturer I had at Brunel U...
  • High Voltage Amplifiers Simplify MOSFET Leakage Test

    Written by   hirobert and  mkaiserm  This blog post explains how to implement a leakage test using a common piece of equipment, a source measure unit (SMU) and introduces a simplified circuit based on high volt...
  • Memories That Disappear Into a Hayes

    It’s a small world… but I wouldn’t want to paint it. The year was 1986 and I was a student studying for my A-Levels and looking to start my electronics degree at Brunel University in London. One company that offered to pay for me t...
  • Which End is The Hot End?

    Who says applications engineers never do any practical electronics? Well, it has been a while I admit. An annual ten thousand Inbox messages and six thousand Sent Items means I don’t get much time to power up my soldering iron. But since lockdo...
  • It’s Always the Electrolytics

    A friend asked me a few years ago: “You are an electronics engineer aren’t you?” Somewhat hesitant to reply, I answered that I was. This is normally greeted with questions such as: “Can you fix my PC?”
  • Roadmap to Making a PCB

    Have you ever wondered about the fact that we are always surrounded by electronic gadgets? From waking up to a phone alarm to getting your favorite ice cream from the freezer, we are surrounded by electronics when we go about our daily routine. But h...
  • ADI India Felicitates The Top 10 Anveshan 2020 Finalists

    Analog Devices hosted the first ever virtual finalists of the Anveshan 2020 Design Fellowship Program. The theme for this year’s Anveshan was “Design the Future” with a goal of building smart and innovative solutions to solve proble...
  • The Edison Effect

    The year is 1880 and Thomas Edison was several years into his quest to perfect an incandescent light bulb. It was important to him the bulb produce a light which was both bright and safe, qualities not found in lighting solutions of the day. It was e...
  • Rising to the Challenge

    At this time of year we would normally be bringing you news about our ADI mentors and their FIRST robotics teams. We would be sharing their successes and stories of how they increased efficiency, power or dexterity for their robots while munchin...