The Inner Beauty of Basic Electronics

Clipdat Posts: 12,472
edited January 2023 in Electronics
Saw this article on the bottom of google news today:

It features several photos from this book called Open Circuits: The Inner Beauty of Electronic Components:

Cool stuff. Gives you some insight into the inner workings of the electronics that we all use in our daily lives. I may order the hardcover version to support their efforts.


  • pitdogg2
    pitdogg2 Posts: 24,323
  • skrol
    skrol Posts: 3,330
    edited January 2023
    They are indeed. Years ago I used to work in NASA's parts analysis lab. I got to do cross sectioning of components, destructive physical analysis (DPA), a lot of optical inspections under high magnification and electron microscopy.

    Under the electron microscope, integrated circuits look like cities and futuristic worlds.

    I have a collection of photos. Perhaps I'll scan some and post.

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