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Demystifying Switched-Capacitor Circuits
This book covers yet another of those topics that combine digital and analog. Switched-capacitor circuits (SCCs) are a category of sampling circuit in which switches connect and disconnect capacitors, charging and discharging them. For instance, the circuit below demonstrates one of the main switched-C circuit techniques.
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