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Maximilian Zangs
Probably the happiest PhD student alive. Working on energy, electronics & smart grids. Love my work & everything around it, too.
Probably the happiest PhD student alive. Working on energy, electronics & smart grids. Love my work & everything around it, too.
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Everybody doing any kind of geometry, calculus or higher algebra will have stumbled over this number: 2.71828182845904523536028747135266249775724709369995… More commonly it is known as $$e$$, Euler’s number. You may wonder, where does this number come…

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Working with objects once a project becomes sufficiently complex makes it much easier to keep track of things. MATLAB® (a.k.a. MATrix LABoratory) is a nice product by a company called MathWorks that makes matrix manipulation incredibly easy. For us…

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When I last drove to Munich and back, in order to visit my family and girlfriend, I decided to do something especially geeky: track my driving progress. The reason behind me tracking myself was two folded. For one I wanted to see if I could write a full…

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This will be a short post, but a little wakeup call for myself, and others that may get annoyed by the same issue. The issue at hand is, that MATLAB does not seem to have fully functioning intellisense/auto-complete when dealing with a class definition…

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Lately I fell in love with Python and its easy capability of interfacing with DLLs. Yet so far I always relied on using MATLAB for generating reports and plots for our papers. My good old friend Dawid pointed out I could just use iPython to do the…

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A few summers ago, I bought a cheap second hand DSLR on eBay and converted it to take pictures in infrared. Why you may ask? The reason is twofold: for one we do not see infrared light, and the other reason is that the pictures look familiar, yet…

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After a long endeavour and many attempts to become part of a study at CINN where I would get a brain scan, I finally did it! Last week, I partook in a study involving EEG/fMRI under the supervision of Dr I. Daly (LinkedIn) and my good friend A. Malik (PhD…

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So I’m doing the maths tutorials for a second year now and finally realized how awesome the Laplace transform is. Despite having understood Fourier transform and the analysis in my DSP classes, I can only now say (after some years of working…)…

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My sister recently graduated and is now a full blown Bachelor of Art, having completed her architecture degree with a final year project of 2764 pages she’s definitely made a larger publication than I could ever master. For a very long time, and…

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Already the old alchemists have dreamed about the ability to grow miniature beings in their petri dishes. Biotechnologists at the TU Berlin could make this so called Homunculus or “Human on a Chip” become reality (link); or at least something alike. The…
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