This book describes the concept and design of the capacitively-coupled chopper technique, which can be used in precision analog amplifiers. Readers will learn to design power-efficient amplifiers employing this technique, which can be powered by regular low supply voltage such as 2V and possibly having a +/-100V input common-mode voltage input. The authors provide both basic design concepts and detailed design examples, which cover the area of both operational and instrumentation amplifiers for multiple applications, particularly in power management and biomedical circuit designs.
Elgin Alexander opens a window on a time that, for many, particularly those who lived it, was a most exciting time to be a teenager. It was the 1950's, dance bands were still in vogue, and boys and girls still danced together - especially to the slow dances. Here we meet a cocky young musician whose relationships with the girls that surrounded him were, at best, "casual" and, at worst, "self serving." These were the years - and a chance encounter with one particular teenage girl - that laid the foundation of his life - one both lost and found. His own background as a musician, poet, and Latinist all contribute to the captivating force of his flowing prose and poetry that breathes life into the main characters and immediately envelops the reader in this poignant, romantic tale.