About the Author
Bruce Carter holds dual degrees, Engineering Physics from Texas Tech University, and Electrical Engineering at the University of Texas. He has over 30 years of experience in analog design for military and oil field service companies. He was an applications engineer at Texas Instruments for 9 years, where he authored application notes, contributed articles, and knowledge base FAQ's. Ron Mancini has a BSEE degree from Newark College of Engineering and a ME degree from the university of Florida. He designed transistor circuits for about 10 years, and he designed solid state subsystems for the following 10 years. He spent more than 10 years doing applications engineering for analog ICs where he visited customers to advise on designs, solve problems, and help with the selection of analog ICs. He concluded his career with Texas Instruments doing analog applications work which included writing app notes, writing and giving seminars, troubleshooting customer designs, writing a book, and writing the Analog Angle column for EDN. During this period Ron accumulated 12 US Patents issued or applied for.