Test Waveform Comparison

Test Waveform Comparison

Test Waveform Comparison Printer Friendly Version Various Test waveforms are used to test TVS diodes and also evaluate products that are protected by TVS devices. The typical waveforms used are described and shown here.  Also, the approximate energy can be determined...
How to Select Silicon TVS Diode Devices

How to Select Silicon TVS Diode Devices

Printer Friendly Version Voltage and current transients are a major cause of solid-state component failure in electronic systems. These transients are a result of a sudden release of stored energy. Transients may be generated from a variety of sources, both internal...
Typical TVS Design Aids

Typical TVS Design Aids

Printer Friendly Version Typical TVS Design Aids 1)        Leakage current will double for every 10 to 15°C rise in temperature, depending upon the voltage (usually referenced to the ambient temperature). 2)         The typical change in Breakdown Voltage (BV or...
Filter Protection

Filter Protection

Printer Friendly Version Filter Protection   Requirement: Provide a TVS device to protect a filter against damage due to RTCA Waveforms Voltage Waveform 4 and Current Waveform 1 Pulse 1600v/320A at 6.4/69 usec The input limits are: Nominal range 28 to 33 volts, and...