Catt’s first seminar
These seminars were discussed in Electronics World, May 2004, p52.
Ivor Catt, 4mar04
Course notes, Digital Hardware Design, pub. Macmillan 1979
The first seminar was held at Theobalds Park College, Waltham Cross, near Enfield, from 5pm on Wednesday 8th June 1977 to 4pm on Friday 10th June 1977
Key seminar subjects;
Cross talk (noise)
Power supply decoupling
Signal termination and drive techniques
More general background subjects;
Interference from 50Hz mains
Line drivers and receivers
Driving lamps and relays from logic
Component pulse response
Gating of asynchronous logic
Ivor Catt M.A. has seventeen years of experience in this field. He pioneered 1 nsec logic systems at Motorola Phoenix in 1964. Recently the government set up a research fellowship at the Middlesex Polytechnic to investigate his ideas on computer design.
Malcolm Davidson B.Sc. has long experience in digital design in industry. He is researching into Electromagnetic Theory in relation to digital design.
Dr. David Walton graduated in Physics at Newcastle University and then lectured at Trinity College Dublin. He is a founder director of a company manufacturing instruments for use with logic systems.
Russell Aubusson B.Sc. is a Senior Research Fellow on the C.A.M. project at the Middlesex Polytechnic. He previously worked for ten years in Integrated Circuit R & D with Ferranti Ltd.
Theory of Flight.
The Heaviside Signal http://www.ivorcatt.com/2604.htm
http://www.ivorcatt.com/1_1.htm figures 4, 5.