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==Announcements==  ==Announcements==  
  +  ''October 15, 2007''  
*The imaging and force spectroscopy portions of the AFM module are now optional (for extra credit).  *The imaging and force spectroscopy portions of the AFM module are now optional (for extra credit).  
*Plese do the thermal noise measurements this week to ensure that you have enough time for data analysis.  *Plese do the thermal noise measurements this week to ensure that you have enough time for data analysis. 
Revision as of 16:32, 18 October 2007
Homework #2 Due 10/18 (note date change) 
Lab Report #2 Due 10/26 (see announcements below) 
Announcements
October 15, 2007
 The imaging and force spectroscopy portions of the AFM module are now optional (for extra credit).
 Plese do the thermal noise measurements this week to ensure that you have enough time for data analysis.
'October 11, 2007'
 Please read AFM START GUIDE before or when you start AFM lab.
'October 9, 2007'
 Turn in your lab report tomorrow before 9:00 PM in 16352
 You can also email your report, but be sure you get a confirmation
 AFM lab begins tomorrow
 You must work with a different partner on AFM
'October 4, 2007'
 Please see the new page on DNA melting data analysis
October 2, 2007:
 Homework Set #2 is due 10/16 at lecture.
 Comments on Homework 1
 Homework 1 Solution
 Recitation notes from 9/20
This week
10/1510/19  

Lecture & Recitation  
Tuesday 

Thursday 

Friday 

Optional reading  
 
Homework  
Homework Set #2 (due 10/18 at lecture)  
Lab  

Week 5
10/810/12  

Lecture & Recitation  
Tuesday 

Thursday 

Friday 

Optional reading  
 
Homework  
Homework Set #2 (due 10/18 at lecture)  
Lab  

Week 4
10/110/5  

Lecture & Recitation  
Tuesday 

Thursday 

Friday 

Optional reading  
 
Homework  
 
Lab  

Week 3(9/259/28)
Lecture & recitation
Tuesday
 Fourier analysis (cont'd)
Thu, Sep. 27
 Signals, noise, Power Spectral Density
Friday
Readings
 Fourier Transforms.
 FFT reference material
 Tutorial 1: Overview of Fourier Transforms
 Tutorial 2: Sampling and Aliasing
 Papers for presentations on Friday.
Homework
Homework Set #1 (due 9/25)
Lab
 Lab manual for DNA Melting (weeks 24, due 10/12)
 DNA thermodynamics: SantaLucia, PNAS 1998.
Week 2 (9/179/21)
Lecture & recitation
Tuesday
 Feedback
 Black's formula
 opamps: "golden rules" and circuit examples
Thursday
 Fourier series & integrals
 Fourier transform (continuous & discrete)
Friday
 Review of ideal elements and circuit modeling
 Modeling a battery with the ideal elements
 Real vs. ideal opamps
 Ugly opamp example
Readings
 Primary: Art of Electronics (Hayes and Horowitz)
 Supplemental: MIT 6.002 notes
 Matlab Tutorial file 1 (the basics)
 Matlab Tutorial file 2 (curve fitting, etc...)
Homework
Homework Set #1 (due 9/25)
Lab
Lab manual for DNA Melting (weeks 24, due 10/12)
Week 1 (9/109/14)
Readings
RC Circuits
Primary: Art of Electronics (Hayes and Horowitz)
Supplemental: MIT 6.002 notes
This brief introduction to diodes will be helpful for working on the labs this week.
Homework
Homework Set #1 (due 9/21)
Lab
Lab manual for Introduction to Electronics
Week 0 (9/69/7)
Readings
DC Circuits
Primary: Art of Electronics (Hayes and Horowitz)
Supplemental: MIT 6.002 notes