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Information Resources and Organizations
Our Cadence Page - Cadence Users Group at Johns Hopkins University

INE - The Institute of Neuromorphic Engineering

INE News - The Institute of Neuromorphic Engineering official news site

The Semiconductor Subway - Provides links to semiconductor and microsystem information

EE Times - Technology news site

IEEE - The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems Journal - The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems Journal

IEEE Sensors Journal - The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Sensors Journal

IEEExplore - Database of IEEE & IEE journals, standards, magazines, and conferences

NASA Astrophysics Data System - Provides abstract and article services

Science - Online magazine

PubMed - NIH database of biomedical articles

Researchers and Laboratories
Iguana Robotics, Inc. - Biomorphic Robotics Research, Interactive Education & Multimedia

CISST ERC - Engineering Research Center for Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology

Koch Lab - The Caltech Research laboratory of Christof Koch

Telluride Workshop - The NSF Workshop on Neuromorphic Engineering

Elias Lab, U. Delaware - Neuromorphic Systems and User Interfaces

Bugeye, Adelaide - Insect visual systems modeled in VLSI

Jan Van der Spiegel - Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of the Center for Sensor Technologies, UPENN

Andreas Andreou - Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science, Johns Hopkins Univeristy

Ralph Etienne-Cummings - Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Gert Cauwenberghs - Professor of Neurobiology, U. California San Diego

Nitish Thakor - Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Timmer Horiuchi - Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland

Shihab Shamma - Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland

Components and Materials
Please note that we do not necessarily endorse or recommend any manufacturer, distributor, or website.
These sites are listed in no particular order.


Parts (ICs, etc.) Manufacturers

MOSIS - Make your own chips. IC prototype fabrication.

Microchip - PIC microcontrollers.

Maxim -  Analog & mixed-signal ICs. Part samples available.

Ubicom -  microcontrollers.

Linear Technologies - IC (mostly analog) manufacturer.

Analog Devices - IC  manufacturer with nice datasheets.

Texas Instruments - IC manufacturer (now owns Burr-Brown).

Fairchild Semiconductor - Has datasheets on all the 7400 & 4000 series logic circuits.

AMP - Electrical connectors of all kinds.

Quantum - Capacitive sensor ICs.

Distributors

DigiKey - Our favorite. Good [fast] service, but can be expensive.

Jameco - Good for common items (logic ICs, sockets, etc.)

Newark Electronics - Electronics parts distributor.

Allied Electronics - Electronics parts distributor.

Arrow Electronics - Electronics parts distributor.

Etc.

Beyond Logic - interface tutorials covering RS232 (serial) port, parallel port, and USB.

PCB Express, Inc - Inexpensive PCB Design house. 3-4 day turn after submitting Gerber files.

Codeguru - Programming site with lots of free windows GUI (win95/98/2000/NT) source code.

Chip Center - Part search engine.

Embedded.com - Resources for embedded development, including buyers guide.

EEdesign Buyers Guide - Design tools buyers guide.