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MOS TRANSISTOR PROTECTION

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022809D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Feb-29
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-26

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

MOS Transistors and Integrated Circuits are normally shipped and handled with shorting rings or loops of bare wire which tie all the device leads together to prevent static discharges from entering the device and destroying it, This ring must be removed before use,