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Which factor is responsible for causing slew rate?

(a) Internal capacitor

(b) External resistor

(c) None of the mentioned

(d) Both internal and external capacitor

This question was addressed to me during an online exam.

Question is taken from Slew Rate topic in chapter Practical Limitations of Op Amp Circuits of Linear Integrated Circuits

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The accurate choice is (d) Both internal and external capacitor

For the easiest explanation: Capacitors require a finite amount of time to charge and discharge. Thus, a capacitor inside or outside the op-amp causes slew rate.

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