Modern embedded systems come with contradictory design constraints. On one hand, these systems often target mass production and battery-based devices, and therefore should be cheap and power efficient. On the other hand, they still need to show high (sometimes real-time) performance, and often support multiple applications and standards which requires high programmability.
Optoelectronics - Devices and Applications is the second part of an edited anthology
on the multifaceted areas of optoelectronics by a selected group of authors including
promising novices to experts in the field, where are discussed design and fabrication
of device structures and the underlying phenomena. Many of the optoelectronic and
photonic effects are integrated into a vast array of devices and applications in
numerous combinations, and more are in fast development.
Over the past decade, there has been a prolific increase in the research, development
and commercialisation of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) and their associated technologies
(see Figure 1). This rise has been a result of a number of contributing factors,
including continued miniaturisation (leading towards an era of truly ‘pervasive’ and
‘invisible’ computing); low-power circuits, devices and computation (for example, the
ultra-low-power sleep states now found in microcontrollers); and efficient short-range
communication (such as ZigBee and Bluetooth).
This book describes the state-of-the-art advancement in the field of organic electroluminescence contributed by many researchers with internationally established expertise in the field. It includes original contributions on the synthesis of suitable organic materials, fabrication of organic light emitting devices (OLEDs) and organic white light emitting devices (WOLEDs), characterization of these devices and some designs for optimal performance.
The art of compliance is a craft much like that of a carpenter who learns to
work with various kinds of wood and designs. Ours is an industry wrought
with differences. While the regulations that govern FDA-regulated industries
are proscribed, how the regulations are interpreted and applied really
depends on experience and how well one has mastered the craft of compliance.
There are no proscribed procedures, but there are guideposts common
to all FDA-regulated industries, whether a firm manufactures medical
devices, pharmaceuticals, or biological products....
Offering step-by-step, in-depth coverage, the new Third Edition of Power Electronics: Converters, Applications, and Design provides a cohesive presentation of power electronics fundamentals for applications and design in the power range of 500 kW or less. The text describes a variety of practical and emerging power electronic converters made feasible by the new generation of power semiconductor devices. The new edition is now enhanced with a new CD-ROM, complete with PSpice-based examples, a new magnetics design program, and PowerPoint slides.
New technologies and software can collect data about the viewing habits and specific interests
of children without the knowledge or consent of either the children or their parents. For
example, interactive Web sites ask children about their interests, habits and preferences
through surveys or quizzes embedded in the games or activities featured on the sites. Marketers
can use this information to tailor their marketing messages and to encourage impulse buying of
products featured in programming or advertising. Web-based...
Vision plays a fundamental role for living beings by allowing them to interact with
the environment in an effective and efficient way. The Machine Vision goal is to
endow computing devices, and more generally artificial systems, with visual
capabilities in order to cope with not a priori predetermined situations. To this end,
we have to take into account the computing constraints of the hosting architectures
and the specifications of the tasks to be accomplished.
Bush posited Memex as “a device in which an individual stores all his books, records, and communications,
and which is mechanized so that it may be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility. It is an enlarged
intimate supplement to his memory.” Memex was to be built into a desk with a keyboard, microphone, and
display surfaces. Its interface could copy photos or papers, or could be written on. However, “most of the
Memex contents are purchased on microfilm ready for insertion.
Revised and completely updated, RF/Microwave Circuit Design for Wireless Applications, Second Edition is a unique, state-of-the-art guide to wireless integrated circuit design that provides researchers and engineers with a complete set of modeling, design, and implementation tools for tackling even the newest IC technologies. It emphasizes practical design solutions for high-performance devices and circuitry, incorporating ample examples of novel and clever circuits from high-profile companies.
To learn the physics, characteristics, applications, analysis, and design of circuits using bipolar and field-effect transistors with an emphasis on small-signal behavior and analog circuits. To understand and apply the principles of device modeling to circuit analysis and design. To gain hands-on experience with laboratory instrumentation and analog circuit troubleshooting. Learning Objectives: 1. Calculate model parameters for bipolar and FET devices in PSPICE.
Learning objectives of this chapter include: Identify the basic network media required to make a LAN connection; identify the types of connections for intermediate and end device connections in a LAN; design an addressing scheme for an inter-network and assign ranges for hosts, network devices and the router interface; compare and contrast the importance of network designs.
This chapter include objectives: Identify the basic network media required to make a LAN connection; identify the types of connections for intermediate and end device connections in a LAN; design an addressing scheme for an inter-network and assign ranges for hosts, network devices and the router interface; compare and contrast the importance of network designs.
Orthographic projections-that is, plans and
sections-are one of the most valuable
representational tools architects have at their
disposal. They are an indispensable communication
and design device. They have also contributed to
a prominent digital fabrication method. With
computer modeling, deriving sections is no longer
a necessarily two-dimensional drawing exercise. In
fact, it is no longer an exercise in projection at all
but a process of taking cuts through a formed
Quartus II is a software tool produced by Altera for analysis and synthesis of HDL designs, which enables the developer to compile their designs, perform timing analysis, examine RTL diagrams, simulate a design's reaction to different stimuli, and configure the target device with the programmer. The Web Edition is a free version of Quartus II that can be downloaded or delivered by mail for free. This edition provided compilation and programming for a limited number of Altera devices.
The scope of this electrical installation handbook is to provide the designer and
user of electrical plants with a quick reference, immediate-use working tool.
This is not intended to be a theoretical document, nor a technical catalogue,
but, in addition to the latter, aims to be of help in the correct definition of
equipment, in numerous practical installation situations.
his book shows how to transform the information in the USB 3.0 specifications into functioning devices and application software that communicates with the devices. To help build a foundation for design decisions, developers are guided in selecting device-controller hardware. Developers will also learn the benefits of the USB interface, its limitations, and how certain design choices made at the beginning of the project can reduce development time. Recent developments in host and device hardware, more detail on the standard USB classes, application examples using Microsoft's .
This tutorial presents an introduction to Altera’s SOPC Builder software, which is used to implement a system that uses the Nios II processor on an Altera FPGA device. The system development ﬂow is illustrated by giving step-by-step instructions for using the SOPC Builder in conjuction with the Quartus R II software to implement a simple system. The last step in the development process involves conﬁguring the designed circuit in an actual FPGA device, and running an application program.
The implementation of wireless connectivity is predicated upon the definition of so-called wireless standards, of which GSM, DECT, CDPD, GPRS, and CDMA are examples [7, 8]. Each of these standards embodies the precise set of parameters that dictate the architecture and software design of wireless systems operating under the standard to effect intelligible communicationwith other systems also operating within the standard.