Saturday, 7 February 2015
ESD 20:20 Certification: ESD Protection Within and Beyond Circuitries
Technology is growing more sophisticated but less resistant to electrostatic discharge (ESD). Even a weak zap can fry a device's sensitive electronics and render it useless. However, the danger ESD poses comes even before a circuit board finds its way to a smartphone or tablet. For Timothy Puls, product marketing engineer for Semtech, it's ""kill or be killed—protect components from ESD charges, or suffer the loss of your products.