bipolar amplifier

bipolar amplifier

[bī′pō·lər ′am·plə‚fī·ər]
(electronics)
An amplifier capable of supplying a pair of output signals corresponding to the positive or negative polarity of the input signal.
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The VDS 200Q Series are fast bipolar amplifiers which operate across all four quadrants that sink as well as source current.
E-trim brings best-in-class offset and offset drift over temperature, comparable to precision bipolar amplifiers, to low-cost CMOS operational amplifiers.
With operating voltages of up to +/-18 V, these breakthrough analog components increase performance relative to conventional bipolar amplifiers, while reducing package size by as much as 75 percent and power consumption by up to 50 percent.
Prior to the AD8655, applications requiring low-noise performance had to use higher-priced bipolar amplifiers designed for higher-voltage applications or add discrete components that require more board space and increase system costs.