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Kurt Hikes
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What is the symbol for this very site? What type of diode?

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Why aren't aluminum and nitrogen used as dopants in semiconductors, chips, etc.?

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How would superconducting circuits save a lot of power in a small electric car?

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At what distance(s), approximately, are high-voltage DC (HVDC) power lines more efficient than AC lines?

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How do you create an isolated, positive voltage?

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An AC generator can 'lock up' if its timing is off? [closed]

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What is the actual direction of real current in an A.C. generator? From the North pole to the South?

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3 answers
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How can you tell, remotely, if someone put their SIM card in a new phone? [closed]

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How, exactly, does the 'input signal' wave(s) modify the carrier-wave of a radio signal? [closed]

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If antennae work best at full, half or quarter wavelengths, why don't received signals at 1, 1/2 and 1/4 wavelengths interfere with each other?

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Does satellite radio use AM or FM or both? [closed]

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533 views

How many newtons are there in one coulomb of charge?

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What is 'mis-registration' and 'mis-collimation' of television signals?

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535 views

Why are low band gap semiconductors (like silicon) not ideal for most solar cells? Are their atoms ionized by higher-energy photons?

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If the RPM of an AC generator doubles, and its frequency and voltage doubles, how much does its current decrease?

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How or why are powerful but low-frequency radio waves, such as from a radio station or cell tower, potentially dangerous? [closed]

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Why did cars switch from infrared key fobs to radio-wave key fobs? [closed]

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Can a 'superconductor battery' , theoretically at least, last forever? Even if it is being used? [closed]