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On-chip ESD protection for High Voltage applications in TSMC BCD technology

3/5/2012 03:14 PM EST
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re: On-chip ESD protection for High Voltage applications in TSMC BCD technology
_hm   3/6/2012 9:20:06 AM
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@Bart: Very interesting analysis an information for ESD. I have one query. Many ICs have built-in ESD protection for say up to 8kV e.g. RS232 XCVR. However, many designers in general use additional external discrete ESD protection for these devices. Why? Is this required?

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