Jim McLucas retired from Hewlett-Packard Company after 30 years working in production engineering (analog and digital voltmeters) for 4 years, then production engineering for both hybrid and integrated circuits for 5 years, then on design and test of analog and digital circuits. He specialized in design of switching power supplies and previously worked for Westinghouse Defense Electronics for 3 years on design of frequency synthesizers.

# Jim McLucas

## Jim McLucas

Areas of interest of the author: Analogue Design Measurement Oscillators Supply

Publications on RadioLocman by the author **Jim McLucas**:

- Wideband peak detector operates over wide input-frequency rangeThis Design Idea builds on a previous one (Reference 1) to realize a precision peak detector with a...14-09-2022
- Frequency Doubler with 50 Percent Duty CycleHere is a simple frequency doubler circuit that produces a square wave output with a precise...07-09-2022
- An Inexpensive, Precision Power SupplyDo you sometimes need an inexpensive precision power supply? This Design Idea presents a precision...27-09-2021
- Measuring inductance: Design Idea discussionEditor’s note: Jim McLucas, author of the Design Idea Circuit measures capacitance or...27-07-2021
- Circuit Measures Capacitance or InductanceEngineers usually have access to signal and function generators, as well as frequency counters and...26-07-2021
- Triangle Waves Drive Simple Frequency DoublerIf you use a function generator, you may occasionally require a sine-wave output at a higher...26-05-2021
- Stable, 18-MHz Oscillator Features Automatic Level Control, Clean-Sine-Wave OutputA recent Design Idea described a method for designing simple, high-frequency LC oscillators with...01-06-2016
- Convert any Signal to Exactly 50% Duty CycleEditor's Note This unusual circuit could be placed in the PLL/FLL family, but it's...25-04-2014
- Precision Peak Detector Uses No Precision ComponentsWhen you need a precision peak detector, you would usually implement it with one or several op amps...20-12-2009