Posts Tagged ‘Jim Williams’

Avalanche pulse generator, and some scope porn.

Saturday, July 20th, 2013

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...

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App note: Collection of Jim Williams’ app notes

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

In June 2011 the electronics world lost a great man, Jim Williams. He was a analog circuit guru, and a scientist at Linear Technology. Here is a collection of some of the app notes he wrote. Via the Amp hour.

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Linear Technology staff Scientist Jim Williams remembered

Monday, March 26th, 2012

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)....

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