Avalanche pulse generator, and some scope porn.

By now we are all sure you know about Jim Williams’ avalanche pulse generator from his famous¬†application note 47¬†we even posted about Kerry Wong’s pulse generator using jellybean transistors. And we can’t forget The EEVblog covering a build sent to him. Today we will be exploring our build, that is not quite like the others.

Linear Technology staff Scientist Jim Williams remembered

Drone followed up on our App note: Thermocouple measurement post: Yes, this app note is written by the venerable Jim Williams who passed away last year. Mr. Williams was the author of many famous application notes at both National Semiconductor (now owned by Texas Instruments) and Linear Technology Corp. (LTC). There is a very nice […]