differentiating circuit

differentiating circuit

[‚dif·ə¦ren·chē‚ād·iŋ ¦sər·kət]
(electricity)
A circuit whose output voltage is proportional to the rate of change of the input voltage. Also known as differentiating network.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The following designations are adopted on the diagram: CG: clock generator or source of clock frequency, DAC: digital-to-analog converter, Tr: trigger, DC: differentiating circuit, A: amplifier, FWR: full-wave rectifier, PDA: phase detector of autocompensator, LPFA: the low-pass filter of the autocompensator, and the Sub: subtractor (located between the low pass filter of the PLL loop and the VCO).