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Electrostatic Discharge Event Counter

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000055900D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Kornfield, JA Salgado, JM [+details]

Abstract

This device displays a total count of electromagnetic energy pulses radiated from an electrostatic discharge (ESD) source (simulator) during a product evaluation. The energy pulses, sensed by a monopole antenna, are converted, squared and fed to a cumulative counter for display.