Circuit & System Protection


Tiny TVS diode offers big protection

12 November 2008 Circuit & System Protection

Infineon unveiled what is said to be the world’s smallest TVS diode for electrostatic discharge protection. Just 0,6 mm long, 0,3 mm wide and 0,3 mm high, it is smaller than a sugar crystal, yet it can safely dissipate charges as high as 20 000 volts and protect advanced electronic equipment. With a response time of less than half a nanosecond, it also reacts to ESD discharges extremely fast.

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