Glossary Definition for Transimpedance Amplifier

Glossary Term: Transimpedance Amplifier 

Definition

An amplifier which converts a current to a voltage. It is a familiar component in fiber-communications modules.

The unit for transresistance is the ohm.

See: Transimpedance Amplifier Buffers Current Transformer
Synonyms
  • ICVS
  • Transresistance Amplifier
  • Norton amplifier
  • TIA
  • current controlled voltage source

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