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James Elbert (Jim) Thompson was a well-known chip designer who used to be a regular on sci.electronics.design. He last posted in July 2018. As he was very sick at the time, we presume that he has died, but no obituary has so far turned up. He was born on February 29th, 1940, and used to say that he was looking forward to his 21st birthday in 2024.
In How We Work, we gave an overview of how we build instruments, from the initial feasibility calculation (or photon budget) to delivery of the first production units.