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Charged cable-system ESD event

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 38th Electrical Overstress/Electrostatic Discharge Symposium (EOS/ESD)
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5853-7289-8
Publication statusPublished - 18 Oct 2016
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventElectrical Overstress/Electrostatic Discharge Symposium -
Duration: 1 Jan 1900 → …


ConferenceElectrical Overstress/Electrostatic Discharge Symposium
Period1/01/00 → …


A charged electronic system failed while it was connected to a USB port. The resulting discharge current waveform had a sub-nanosecond initial peak that bypassed on-board protection devices. In this study the ESD stress waveform is analyzed with simulation and measurement methods.


  • cable shielding, cables (electric), electromagnetic shielding, electrostatic discharge, peripheral interfaces, ESD stress waveform, USB port, charged cable system ESD event, charged electronic system, discharge current waveform, on-board protection devices, subnanosecond initial peak, Cable TV, Cable shielding, Current measurement, Discharges (electric), Power cables, Universal Serial Bus, Wires

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