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Basics of TVS Diodes (ESD protection diodes)

You will learn basic knowledge such as basic operation, principle, and basic circuit of TVS diode(ESD protection diodes).

1 What is a TVS diode (ESD protection diode)?

1 What is a TVS diode (ESD protection diode)?
1-1 Reverse breakdown voltage
1-2 Using different types of protection diodes (ESD protection diodes and Zener diodes for overvoltage protection)
1-3 Differences between protection diodes (ESD protection diodes and surge protection Zener diodes) and diodes for constant-voltage regulation

2 Basic operations of TVS diodes (ESD protection diodes)

2 Basic operations of TVS diodes (ESD protection diodes)
2-1 Equivalent circuits and benefits

3 Key electrical characteristics of TVS diodes (ESD protection diodes)

3 Key electrical characteristics of TVS diodes (ESD protection diodes)
3-1 Key characteristics for normal operation (in the absence of an ESD event)(1)
3-1 Key characteristics for normal operation (in the absence of an ESD event)(2)
3-1 Key characteristics for normal operation (in the absence of an ESD event)(3)
3-2 Key characteristics for protection against ESD events(1)
3-2 Key characteristics for protection against ESD events(2)
3-2 Key characteristics for protection against ESD events(3)

4 Selection guidelines for TVS diodes (ESD protection diodes)

4 Selection guidelines for TVS diodes (ESD protection diodes)

5 Layout considerations for TVS diodes (ESD protection diodes)

5 Layout considerations for TVS diodes (ESD protection diodes)

6 Absolute maximum ratings of TVS diodes (ESD protection diodes)

6 Absolute maximum ratings of TVS diodes (ESD protection diodes)
Supplemental information: IEC61000-4-2 and IEC 61000-4-5

7 Electrical characteristics of TVS diodes (ESD protection diodes)

7 Electrical characteristics of TVS diodes (ESD protection diodes)
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