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Essential Guide to Semiconductors, The by Jim Turley

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About This Book

It's normal to be curious about something that so fundamentally separates our daily lives from those of our grandparents. However, the nature of electronics, semiconductors, and chip making is inherently technical and, to be honest, pretty dull to the nonengineer. How can we keep up with this fast-moving business without becoming a nerd?

Plenty of people fly in airplanes without being pilots. Lots of people sail on ships or ride ferries without nautical experience. You can drive a car without being a mechanic. By the same token, plenty of people work in the massive electronics and semiconductor industries without first earning engineering degrees. This book is intended for them: the curious, intelligent adults who want a primer ...

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