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phemt diode

Started by John Larkin May 10, 2021
On Fri, 14 May 2021 15:28:36 -0400, Spehro Pefhany
<speffSNIP@interlogDOTyou.knowwhat> wrote:

>On Thu, 13 May 2021 07:59:39 -0700, jlarkin@highlandsniptechnology.com >wrote: > >>On Thu, 13 May 2021 14:40:19 +0100, piglet <erichpwagner@hotmail.com> >>wrote: >> >>>On 12/05/2021 23:48, Phil Hobbs wrote: >>>> John Larkin wrote: >>>>> >>>>> There was a circuit of a jfet-based oscillator dc/dc converter that >>>>> ran down to 80 mV DC input, from a thermocouple maybe. I wonder if a >>>>> phemt could do even better. >>>> >>>> That was the "Joule thief" thing, right? >>>> >>>> Cheers >>>> >>>> Phil Hobbs >>>> >>> >>>That was Jan Pantelje lighting a LED from a candle flame! >>> >>>piglet >>> >> >>His schematics, being unreadable, make good kindling. > >I think they're great! Worthy of inclusion with the other great Dutch >Masters. > >He sent me an original, complete with coffee and cigarette stains. One >day I'll have to get around to framing it. >
Let's start up a crowdfund to buy him some grid paper and roller-ball pens.