Following are the difference between linear integrated circuits and digital integrated circuits:
|Linear ICs (Linear Integrated Circuits) are called as analog IC.
||Digital ICs (Digital Integrated Circuits) are also called as non linear IC.
|Linear integrated circuits inputs and outputs can take on a continuous range of values and the outputs are generally proportional to the inputs.
||Digitals ICs contain circuits whose inputs and outputs voltage are limited to two possible levels low or high.
|It is used in aircraft, space, vehicles, radars, PLL, Oscilloscopes etc.
||Its used in microprocessor, computers, clocks, digital watches, calculator etc.
|The design requirements are more drastic as compared to digital ICs.
||The design requirement as less drastic as compare To linear ICs.
|It is commercially available as operational amplifiers, voltage multipliers, voltage comparator, regulators, microwave amplifiers Etc.
||Its commercially available as microprocessor chips, memory chips, analog to digital chips , digitals to analog chips, logic gates, flip flops, counters, registers etc.
|Its consist of very less number of transistor as compared to digital ICs..
||Its consist of more number of transistor as compared to linear ICs.