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Electro-static Discharge (ESD) Tutorial

Last Updated: 
Apr 24, 2012

This note is intended to be a tutorial on the nature and causes of ESD, the magnitude of the problem, factors affecting it, tests for ESD tolerance, handling of devices to protect against ESD events including standards used by Cypress, standards for ESD measurement and system aspects of ESD.