Patent Number: 7,825,729

Title: Class AB rail-to-rail operational amplifier

Abstract: An operational amplifier includes an output unit, a voltage drop element and a feedback unit. The output unit is provided for sourcing an output current to an output of the operational amplifier when operating with a power unit for providing a current being multiple times the value of the output current. The voltage drop is provided for generating a voltage drop in accordance with the output current. The feedback unit is controlled with the voltage drop generated by the voltage drop element and controls the output unit and the power unit to regulate the output current in accordance with the voltage drop.

Inventors: Tseng; Kuan-Jen (Sinshih Township, Tainan County, TW), Hsueh; Ching-Wei (Sinshih Township, Tainan County, TW)

Assignee: Himax Analogic, Inc.

International Classification: H03F 3/45 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00