Glossary Definition for Switched-Cap

Glossary Term: Switched-Cap 


A circuit methodology, typically implemented in CMOS integrated circuits, that uses clocked switches and capacitors to transfer charge from node to node such that a resistor function is realized. The effective resistance is governed by capacitor size and switching clock frequency.
  • Switched Cap

Switch, Capacitor, Clock, Clocking, CMOS
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