It is possible to use a capacitor/inductor in an op-amp to allow it to perform the mathematical function of differentiating or integrating an input signal. It is also possible to do this without an op-amp, using simply resistors, inductors and/or capacitors.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

So what are the advantages of using an op-amp for this purpose? It seems op-amps are the prime choice but I've searched online and haven't been able to find anything useful. Why are op-amps better for use as integrator/differentiator circuits?

Thanks!

BiP

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# Differentiator/Integrator circuits: Op-amp vs RLC circuits

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