Schmitt trigger

(redirected from Schmitt-trigger)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

Schmitt trigger

n
(Electronics) electronics a bistable circuit that gives a constant output when the input voltage is above a specified value
[C20: named after O. H. Schmitt (1913–98), US scientist]
References in periodicals archive ?
Features include a floating gate driver designed for bootstrap operation, excellent dv/dt immunity, excellent negative VS transient immunity, a wide VCC range, UVLO on low-side and high-side, Schmitt-trigger input with internal pull-down, output in phase with input, and excellent latch immunity on all inputs & outputs.