Current sources and mirrors
VanPeteghem, Peter M. Formerly, Electrical Engineering Department, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.
- Basic circuit configurations
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A current source is an electronic circuit that generates a constant direct current which flows into or out of a high-impedance output node. A current mirror is an electronic circuit that generates a current which flows into or out of a high-impedance output node, which is a scaled replica of an input current, flowing into or out of a different node.
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