Operational Amplifiers
History of solid state physics - transistors then and now
Gain-Bandwidth relationships
Basic Op-Amp circuits - The Golden Rules
Amplification
Wed like a device that AMPLIFIES an
PY452 Advanced Physics Lab Course Electronics Notes
PY452 - Notes: Operational Amplifiers
The Operational Amplifier (or op-amp) is the ideal, simple amplifier. It is an
integrated circuit
Advanced Optics Laboratory
DOPPLER-FREE SATURATED ABSORPTION SPECTROSCOPY:
LASER SPECTROSCOPY
1 Introduction
In this experiment you will use an external cavity diode laser to carry out laser spectrosc
Advanced Laboratory
Spring 2001
DOPPLER-FREE SATURATED ABSORPTION SPECTROSCOPY: LASER SPECTROSCOPY Overview In this experiment you will use a diode laser to carry out laser spectroscopy of rubidium at
PY452 Spring 2012
Muon Lifetime Experiment
Muon Lifetime Data Analysis Tips:
The decay times collected by our detector are on the course website in a text file called
MuonT.txt under the report resour
Fitting
Topics:
Best Reference Text: Bevington
Maximum Likelihood Perspective
Weighted Linear Least Squares
Nonlinear Least Squares
2 copies in RD 210 can be signed out.
Fitting Data
Example: we measu
Fourier Analysis and the Nyquist Rate
Issues in measuring a time dependent signal:
1)How fast do you have to measure data points ?(sampling rate)
2)What is the effect of measuring for a finite time? (
LabView and DC electronics
Recall or re-visit some concepts from resistor networks
Introduce the basics of LabView.
DC Electronics
Voltages and currents are independent of time.
At DC, resistors and d
AC Circuits
Review:
Capacitors, Inductors
ODEs for linear circuits
Phasor notation for circuits, Impedance/reactance
Frequency Response/ Bode plots
AC Circuits
Circuits driven by time-dependent signal
Additional Notes on Differential Op Amps
Difference Amplifier shown above:
You can work out the differential gain and the output voltage, Vout, as before using the two rules
(no current flows into the