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The high frequency (HF) behavior of the switched-capacitor (SC) LDI ladder filter is studied. This study shows that using low sampling frequency with respect to the cutoff frequency reduces the HF error due to the reduction in amplifier gain. Design techniques are also given for the HF SC filters, such as double-sampling scheme, a low sampling frequency with an exact synthesis algorithm, as well as a fast-settling folded-cascode amplifier. These techniques are applied to an experimental fifth-order elliptic SC filter fabricated in a 2-μm CMOS technology. The experimental results show that a 3.6-MHz cutoff frequency is attained. All the capacitors are scaled down in order to reduce the setting time of the amplifiers. The active area of the filter is 0.9 mm/SUP 2/. The F/SUB sampling//F/SUB cutoff/ is only 5. The circuit operates from ±5 V and typically dissipates 80 mW when sampled at 18 MHz.