relaxation oscillator

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relaxation oscillator

n
(Electronics) electronics a nonsinusoidal oscillator, the timing of which is controlled by the charge and discharge time constants of resistance and capacitance components
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Relaxation oscillators with inoculation locking are employed to realize the low-power consumption [5].
Relaxation oscillators are generally used to create a low frequency signals for such applications as flashing lights, and electronic beepers and clock signals in some digital circuits.
The relaxation oscillator is further classified into two categories.