Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 300)

The answers to Circuit Cellar’s July 2015 electrical engineering crossword puzzle are now available.300grid (key)

Across

  1. ABAMPERE—abA; Biot
  2. COULOMB—6.28 x 1018 electrons
  3. VOLTA—19th-century physicist credited with inventing the first battery
  4. NEGATIVE—Anion charge
  5. ZERO—False value
  6. MEGABAUD—1,000 kBd
  7. MANTISSA—Significand
  8. EULER—e (italicized); Leonhard
  9. MOTE—Sensor node
  10. EXCIMER—“Excited dimer”, laser

Down

  1. DRAM—Robert Dennard, IBM, 1967
  2. APOLLO—“Guidance Computer” invented in 1966 at The Charles Start Draper Laboratory for spacecraft navigation and control
  3. PICO—1,000–4
  4. LILIENFELD—Patented the FET in 1925
  5. RESISTANCE—V/I
  6. FORTRAN—Scientific programming language developed in the 1950s by John Backus and IBM
  7. FLIPFLOP—Two stable states; latch
  8. EXA—10 super 18
  9. FLUX—Unijunction can be used to measure this
  10. DECI—1,000–1/3

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