28 Dec '13, 4pm

If you find your product exhibits random upsets, it could very well be caused by ESD. @EDNcom

If you find your product exhibits random upsets, it could very well be caused by ESD. @EDNcom

In my experience, electrostatic discharge (ESD) issues have now become the second-most prevalent issue other than radiated emissions. If you find your product has exhibits random upsets, such as loss of data or unusual circuit resets, it could very well be caused by ESD. This article describes several methods to detect these events. During the development of HP’s early logic analyzers, the designers noticed that the prototypes would false trigger randomly. It was eventually noted that the triggering would occur when nearby engineers stood up from their chairs (so called, furniture discharge) or when employees walked by their cube on the carpeting along the aisles. In this case, I placed a commercial ESD detector in the cube where the false triggering was occurring and we were able to confirm and correlate the events. In fact, the ESD detector would count hundreds of discha...

Full article: http://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/the-emc-blog/4426368...

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