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1. a) Right-hand rule.
See this RF Cafe
Labs experiment that proves the claim.
2. b) Lissajous waveform (lē'-su-zhOO").
Named after Jules Antoine Lissajous.
3. b) frā-nĕl'
- that's right, it is NOT pronounced frĕz-nĕl'
4. a) Lowpass
Low frequencies easily pass through the series inductors and do not pass through the
5. b) 4
Each reactive component (2 inductors + 2 capacitors) creates a
pole in the transfer function.
6. c) Microstrip
Microstrip uses a conductor running over top
of a ground plane, with a dielectric in-between.
7. b) 90° H-Plane bend
The mnemonic used
for waveguide is that an E-Plane bend curves along the narrow side (the "E"asy bend), and that a H-Plane bend
curves along the wide side (the "H"ard bend). There is no such thing as a Maxwell bend.
8. c) 62
kΩ, ±10% = 3 (62 x 103 = 62 kΩ), Silver = ±10%
9. a) Tin whiskers
image to view NASA video.
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