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Technical Considerations for Controlling ESD in Electronics Manufacturing

Technical Considerations for Controlling ESD in Electronics Manufacturing

As device geometries get smaller and processing speeds grow faster, their ESD sensitivity increases. Designers face the challenge of fi tting more active component features into smaller chip territory, often at the expense of on-chip protection devices. The trade off is greater risk for ESD damage. This white paper gives an overview of ESD, the associated risks and recommended measures for ESD prevention.

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Industry Associations Events


SMTA - Surface Mount Technology Association is a non-profit international association of companies and individuals (totalling 4,000) involved in all aspects of advanced electronics assembly, surface mount and related technologies. Membership Info | SMTA Certification | Bookstore

Next Event: Capital Expo & Tech Forum - September 13


IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries is a US-based trade association dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its nearly 2,600 member companies which represent all facets of the electronic interconnection industry, including design, printed wiring board manufacturing and electronics assembly. Membership Info | Training & Certification Programs | Standards & Publications - Online Store

Next Event: Designer Certification Workshop and Exam for CID+ - August 22

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