Transconductance Amplifier

Voltage in, current out

Published in issue 12/2012 on page 58

A transconductance amplifier like this can be used as a versatile amplifier stage for a wide range of measurement functions, as you’ll see in this article.The AD844 opamp is primarily designed for use in current feedback applications, but due to its particular structure it can also be used in an open loop configuration as a dependent source.

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