Clark Hamilton

Clark Hamilton was a research scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder Colorado from 1971 to 1999 working on supuconducting electronics and the development of the 10-V Josephson voltage standard.  Since retiring from NIST his small company, VMetrix LLC, has provided hardware, software and consulting for voltage metrology to standards laboratories around the World. In his spare time, like many readers of Nuts and Volts, he likes to tinker with electro mechanical gadgets.

Clark's Articles

Stabilizing an Inverted Pendulum
December 2017
Back in 1965, it took about $65,000 in equipment to balance an experimental inverted pendulum. Now you can do it with a handful of hobby parts and a bit of code.