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Volume 23, Issue 3, Pages 131-136

New Quartz Crystal Oscillators Using the Current-Feedback Operational Amplifier

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Box 203, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia

Received 7 February 2000; Accepted 25 April 2000

Copyright © 2000 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


New crystal oscillators using the current-feedback operational-amplifier (CFOA) are presented. Each circuit uses one CFOA, a crystal and, at most, five externally connected passive elements. Experimental results are included.