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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 285)

The answers to Circuit Cellar’s April electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available.

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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 or false?” [two words] 13.    YOCTOPROJECT—An open-source alliance designed to help Linux aficionados [two words] 15.    RANKINE—°R
17.    INTERNALNET—A network that resides in and around you
18.    SEQUENTIALCIRCUIT—Dependent on past input [two words] 19.    NANOHENRY—Its abbreviation is the same as the state bordered by Massachusetts, Maine, and Vermont
20.    BINARYCODEDDECIMAL—Makes good use of a 4- or 8-bit nibble [three words]

Down

1.    BIREFRINGENCE—Divides light into ordinary and extraordinary rays
3.    SQUIRREL—An object-oriented programming language
4.    SMARTMETER—Records and shares energy usage information [two words] 5.    MESHANALYSIS—A circuit evaluation method [two words] 6.    LYOTFILTER—Uses [1. Down] to produce a narrow frequency range of wavelengths [two words] 7.    LINEARREGULATOR—Keeps things steady [two words] 9.    BRAGGDIFFRACTION—Occurs when electromagnetic radiation disperses [two words] 10.    AUTODYNE—An amplifying vacuum tube-based circuit
12.    FEMTOWATT—10–15 W
14.    UNIJUCTION—Can be used to measure magnetic flux
16.    PEAKER—Increases gain at higher frequencies


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