SEM (Scanning Electron Microscope) Notes

I’ve been looking at buying an SEM, possibly for shared use and mostly because I’ve seen a couple going very cheaply and having a microscope capable of 100000x magnification intrigues me. This post will serve a a location for me to keep my notes on SEMs. Sample/Operation issues In general you want to minimize the …

The Maximum Subarray Problem

I was asked this in an interview sometime ago. The problem simply stated is “Find the contiguous subsequence in a sequence of numbers which has the largest sum.”. The problem was first presented in 1977, and a linear time solution was reported in 1984. Of course I was asked to solve it in the course …