ESD Protection Devices (anti-static components)

Murata's ESD protection devices appearance.

An ESD protection device protects a circuit from an Electrostatic discharge (ESD), in order to prevent a malfunction or breakdown of an electronic device. Murata has an extensive lineup of ESD protection devices including specialized devices for high-speed communication, ultra-miniature devices, and integrated noise filters. These devices can also be used to replace varistors, zener diodes (TVS), and suppressors.

Basic knowledge concerning ESD

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LXES A Series

LXES T Series

LXES D Series

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Products map of Murata's ESD protection devices.

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The following is an outline of recommended products for each solution including case examples.

High-speed data communication

We propose the following:
・Method of resolving the issue of deterioration of reception sensitivity in the cellular band due to noise in a differential transmission line

Near an antenna

We propose the following:
・Method of resolving the issue of high frequency noise in the cellular band when using a TVS as an ESD countermeasure
・Method of resolving the issues of insufficient ESD immunity and loss in the low frequency band when using L + C as an ESD countermeasure

Miniaturization

We propose the following:
・Miniaturization of not only inductors and capacitors, but also ESD protection devices as well
・Method of eliminating worries concerning the mounting of 0603 (mm) and 0402 (mm) small LGA

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