relaxation oscillator

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relaxation oscillator

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(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 and Astable Multivibrators produce Square waves and rectangular pulses.
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.
For instance, synchronization induced by quorum sensing has been studied in networks composed by genetic relaxation oscillators [12], limit-cycle oscillators [13], and synthetic gene oscillators [14].