The foundations to understand what’s in your phone or TV and also instrumentation for science.

This course is meant as a formal but gentle introduction to the basic building blocks of electronics that allows students to build simple circuits with an understanding beyond a mere hobby-level. For the budding experimental physicist, this course lays the foundation to understand, and later to build, instrumentation required to solve control and data acquisition problems in the laboratory. For the non-physicist taking this course as part of Minor or otherwise, this offers an inside-view of the components that make up the electronics around us. Applications and connections to the real world can be seen during the experiments and discussions as well as during the projects.