Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 294)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s January 2015 electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across SHIELD—Conductive cover that isolates equipment from electromagnetic interference TRIMPOT—SMALL POTENTIOMETER FOR MAKING PREDETERMINED MODIFICATIONS IN A CIRCUIT NINE—A nonet is a grouping of what? LIMITER—A device … Continue reading

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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 293)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s December electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across AMPACITY—Max electrical current HUMREDUCTION—Use a bridge rectifier driven from an 8- to 12-V transformer winding, a capacitive filter, and a three-terminal IC voltage regulator to achieve this [two … Continue reading

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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 292)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s November electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across BITS—A nibble is 4 of these REPEATER—ELECTRONIC DEVICE THAT RECEIVES AND AMPLIFIES A WEAK SIGNAL BEFORE RETRANSMITTING IT MICRO—Metric Prefix for 0.000001 PATCH—To re-route a signal to a … Continue reading

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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 291)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s October electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across 4.     PARAMETRON—Phase-locked oscillator 8.     UNBALANCED—Single-ended 9.     STRAY—Unwanted capacitance 10.   LEYDENJAR—Early capacitor [two words] 12.   ELECTROLYTE—Conducting fluid 14.   CROSSTALK—Caused when one circuit’s signal creates an unwanted effect on … Continue reading

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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 290)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s September electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across  2.     THREE—Trivalent valence 3.     PHYSICS—Kilby’s Noble Prize in 2000 5.     INVERTER—Converts DC to AC 8.     BATCH—BAT file 9.     MAXIM—Founded ARRL in 1914 10.   KEYBOARD—If you are AFK, … Continue reading

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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 289)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s August electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across 1.     FAST—Ethernet at 100 Mbps 3.     FAB—IC factory 6.     XOR—Logic gate 7.     VERILOG—HDL created in the early 1980s by Goel and Moorby 9.     MIL—0.001 inches = 25.4 … Continue reading

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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 288)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s July electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across 2.     QUIESCE—Inactive but still available 4.     GLUELOGIC—Used for circuitry interfacing [two words] 7.     AMAYA—Open-source web tool developed by members of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) 8.     … Continue reading

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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 287)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s April electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across 1. BEAMFORMING—Signal processing technique 7. HETERODYNERECEIVER—Converts a signal to an intermediate frequency [two words] 8. AMIGA—A high-resolution PC based on Motorola’s 6800 microprocessor family 9. NAGLING—Creates “Russian … Continue reading

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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 286)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s April electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across 2. SAMBA—This networking protocol enables you to write to an embedded file system from a Windows PC 7. ELECTROMAGNETICFIELD—Used for data transfer [two words] 8. CAPACITOR—These types … Continue reading

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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 285)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s April electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across 2.    STOKESSHIFT—Can reduce photon energy [two words] 8.    HYSTERESISLOOP—Its area measures the energy dispersed during a magnetization cycle [two words] 11.    NANDGATE—A shoe in when playing “true … Continue reading

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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 284)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s March electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across 1.    CROSSEDFIELDAMPLIFIER—This vacuum tube is capable of high output power [three words] 3.    HYPERVISOR—Produces and runs virtual machines 5.    DYNATRON—Uses negative resistance to keep a tuned circuit … Continue reading

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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 283)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s February electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across 2. LITZWIRE—Separately insulated strands woven together [two words] 4. LINKFIELD—First in a message buffer’s line [two words] 6. PETAFLOPS—Measures a processor’s floating point unit performance 8. ANION—negatively … Continue reading

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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 282)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s January electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across 4.    VENNDIAGRAM—Represents many relation possibilities [two words] 5.    PERSISTRON—Produces a persistent display 9.    CODOMAIN—A set that includes attainable values 12.    HOMOPOLAR—Electrically symmetrical 13.    TRUTHTABLE—Determines a complicated statement’s … Continue reading

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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 281)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s December electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across 4. VENNDIAGRAM—Represents many relation possibilities [two words] 5. PERSISTRON—Produces a persistent display 9. CODOMAIN—A set that includes attainable values 12. HOMOPOLAR—Electrically symmetrical 13. TRUTHTABLE—Determines a complicated statement’s … Continue reading

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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 280)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s November electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across 2.    DOPPLERLIMIT—Temperature restrictions for laser cooling techniques [two words] 4.    PINKNOISE—This signal sees the world through rose-colored glasses [two words] 5.    BOLTZMANNCONSTANT—k or kB [two words] 7.   … Continue reading

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