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bypass capacitor

[′bī‚pas kə′pas·əd·ər]
(electricity)
A capacitor connected to provide a low-impedance path for radio-frequency or audio-frequency currents around a circuit element. Also known as bypass condenser.
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TABLE 1 shows some example values of the connection inductance associated with a decoupling capacitor for some typical dimensions.
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