Physics 53600 - Spring 2020

Electronic Techniques for Research

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Instructor: Jones
Title: Electronic Techniques for Research
Offering: Spring 2020, Class 3, Lab 3, cr. 4
Lecture: EE 222, 10:30-11:45 am T,Th
Lab : PHYS 346, 2:30-5:20 pm, T,W
Office: Phys 378, Tuesday and Thursday after class or whenever.
Prerequisites: Phys 272/ Phys 272H
Text: Martin Plonus, "Electronics and Communications for Scientists and Engineers"
Martin Hartley Jones, "A practical introduction to electronic circuits"
(recommended but optional)
Description: A summary of modern electronics currently used in research. The goal is to provide students with sufficient understanding to analyze and design analog and digital circuits of moderate complexity. Practical aspects of circuit analysis and design will be emphasized. Examples will be selected to illustrate applications of electronics used in the instrumentation of modern physics experiments. An overview of technologies available for a variety of instrumentation applications will be provided.
Schedule: is here
Grading: Assignments (30%), 3 exams (40%), lab (30%)
Lab:Follow this link...
Exams: First mid-term: February 25 - Solutions
Second mid-term: March 31
Final exam: Thursday, May 7th, 8:00 am EDT - May 8th, 8:00 am EDT. Click this link!!!
Assignments:Assignment #1 - Due January 28, 2020 - Solutions...
Assignment #2 - Due February 11, 2020 - Solutions...
Assignment #3 - Due February 20, 2020 - Solutions...
Assignment #4 - Due March 26, 2020 - Solutions...
Lectures:Lecture notes can be found here.
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