Power line interference
Power quality issues play an important role in ensuring the sustainability of computers and peripherals and their longevity. Computers, like any electronic equipment that is powered by AC power, are…

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The victory of the losers, or the story of the creation of FLASH memory (part1)
It would seem that in common between a mobile phone, a GPS navigator, a digital camera and a modern voice recorder. The first thought that comes is that these are…

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Metrology notes
Despite the variety of generally accepted tests, recently their results have often added confusion than to clarify the essence of the phenomena. There are tests that allow you to measure…

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Transistor Evolution and Processor Revolution

The microprocessor manufacturing process is inextricably linked with the evolution and continuous improvement of the transistor. The transistor, invented in 1948 in the laboratories of Bell Corporation, made it possible to create a computer from small-sized electronic circuits created on printed circuit boards. The revolutionary role of the transistor is in its small size. Continue reading

“Bucket” Compression

An old army joke about a compression bucket that the “experienced” senior comrades are instructed to bring to a young soldier, checking his quick wits, is more relevant than ever for beginners in video editing on a PC. At first, they are simply shocked by the enormous amount of unfamiliar terms. Especially those who before this had no business with computers. Continue reading

New from Japan
The article was written by a former employee of the EPOS company Sergey Tkachenko. Currently, Sergey is studying and working in Japan, he is a graduate student at Chubu Daigaku…

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We overcome the limitations
Standards for SCS based on twisted pairs for Ethernet 10Base-T and Fast Ethernet 100Base-TX networks stipulate that: the maximum length of horizontal wiring is 90 m; the total length of…

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"Divide and rule"
As a horizontal cable in modern SCS, a four-pair balanced cable is used mainly. It is known that for signal transmission in Ethernet and Fast Ethernet networks, only two out…

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The victory of the losers, or the story of the creation of FLASH memory (part4)
Our main goal was not to change anything during the production process, and to solve the problem of how to place electrons on a floating shutter. Initially, we abandoned the…

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