11.1 TI Precision Labs - Op Amps: Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)

with Ian Williams


Date: March 23, 2015

This TI Precision Labs - Op Amps Series training video addresses electrostatic discharge, or ESD.  In this video we’ll explain how ESD can damage semiconductor components.  We will also give detail on internal ESD protection circuits that are included in semiconductor devices.  Finally, we will explain how ESD performance is characterized so that the robustness of the device is understood.

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