FREE access to select content from Open-Source Lab: How to Build Your Own Hardware and Reduce Research Costs
by Dr. Joshua M. Pearce
This guide details the development of the free and open-source hardware revolution and provides you with
step-by-step instructions on building your own laboratory hardware.
In the first two chapters displayed here, the author defines the basic terms of open-source software and discusses the rise of the open-source hardware revolution and how it impacts science before exploring five pragmatic advantages to joining the open-source scientific community for both your research in general, and
most importantly, your equipment and instrumentation.