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Integrator

Our Take

An op-amp configured to integrate the signal that is coming in. As an integrator is the sum of the signal up to that point, an op-amp integrator will increase its output for positive input signals and decrease its output for negative input signals.

Book Definition

An op-amp integrator simulates mathematical integration, which is basically a summing process that determines the total area under the curve of a function.

Electronic Devices : Conventional Current Version, 9th Edition by Thomas L. Floyd

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