fast time constant

fast time constant

[′fast ′tīm ‚kän·stənt]
(electricity)
An electric circuit which combines resistance and capacitance to give a short time constant for capacitor discharge through the resistor.
(electronics)
Circuit with short time constant used to emphasize signals of short duration to produce discrimination against low-frequency components of clutter in radar.
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The 0S1551-A has an exceptionally fast time constant of 10 msec (0 to 63.