Open-source hardware for research and education
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Open-source hardware for research and education[edit | edit source]
Source: J.M. Pearce, “Commentary: Open-source hardware for research and education”, Physics Today 66(11), 8 (2013); doi: 10.1063/PT.3.2160
In this short comment for physicists it is argued that by taking that extra step of sharing their existing hardware designs, users can help accelerate the availability of open-source scientific hardware for everyone, and they will directly benefit as the international open-source community takes the design, further improves it, and re-shares the results.