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ABC of electronics terms

Click on the first letter of the electronic term you're looking for:
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(To find chips for distinct functions, see the functional pages.)

L

Label

Where Manufacturer
www.polyonics.com/ Polyonics
www.seton.com/ Seton Labels
www.bradycorp.com/ W.H. Brady

LAN

Local Area Network

www.gensw.com/ General Software's embedded LAN
www.premisesnetworks.com/ Premises Network (by VerticalNet)

See also:

Laptop PC

A PC that doesnt't have to stand on the floor or on the desktop, but can be held on your lap.

According to Intel in 200103: In a deep sleep mode their mobile processors currently use less than 0.1 watt. In average they use 0.5 watt on a total usage in a laptop system of 8 watt.

What uses the most watt?

LCD 32%
xVGA card 13%
harddisk and DVD 11%
chipset 12%
processor 7%

LCD

Liquid Crystal Display

These are really watery crystals that all start orienting in the same direction when you apply an electrical field through them so you can see through them and their grey value changes.

local Text about LCD
local Text about LCD from Digikey
local Handle an LCD via RS-232 (product description)
www.beyondlogic.org/lcd/lcd.pdf At 'Beyound Logic'
www.rentron.com/Myke1.htm Pic 2-Wire LCD Interface
www.rentron.com/Myke2.htm LCD Animated Graphics Using The Pic 2-Wire LCD Interface
www.ilcsoc.org/ International Liquid Crystal Society
www.doc.ic.ac.uk/~ih/doc/lcd/
www.hantronix.com/
www.iaehv.nl/users/pouweha/lcd.htm
www.repairfaq.org/filipg/LINK/F_LCD_HD44780.html
www.repairfaq.org/filipg/LINK/F_LCD_progr.html
www.repairfaq.org/filipg/LINK/F_LCD_tech.html
www.repairfaq.org/filipg/LINK/F_Tech_LCD.html
www.repairfaq.org/filipg/LINK/F_Theory_LCD.html
margo.student.utwente.nl/stefan/el/misc/lcd_faq.htm FAQ from 1993
homepages.tesco.net/~steve.lawther/steve/charlcd.htm
www.industrycommunity.com/ Photosensitive Materials for LCD Forum: Want to share information about photosensitive materials in LCD; like color filter photoresist, overcoat, resin black matrix and column spacer.

Where Manufacturer
www.densitron.com/ Densitron
www.wedc.com/ EDI Electronic Designs Inc, 200807: Now part of WEDC
www.hantronix.com/ Hantronix
www.lcdinc.com/ LCD Inc
www.microelect.com/ ME Displays
www.optrex.com/ Optrex
www.samsung.co.kr/ Samsung Displays

www.eem.com/ Search here
www.ilcsoc.org/L_Servers.html More good links


LED

Light Emiting Diode

Information:

archive.sciencewatch.com/jan-feb2000/sw_jan-feb2000_page3.htm About the inventor of the blue LED

TS-LucoLED seems to have made a LED giving bright white light!
You can order them from Conrad (Order Nr. 149446) it seems.

local companies

Level

Level sensors

See here.

Little Endian

See Endianess.

Logarithm

local How to calculate the logarithm function in embedded software.

Logic Analyzer

Quite expensive (because very fast) multichannel state recorder. It's kind of for digital electronics what a memory oscilloscope is for the analog electronics world. HP, Textronics etc. make them.

Lonworks

www.echelon.com/ 20080704: Lonworks now part of Echelon

LSI-CAD

Lightning

Lightning can cause severe damage in electrical circuits connected to networks, like the mains, telephone lines or antenna's.

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