The paper provides a simplified model of a known ESD generator that allows modeling the ESD impulses (current and fields) in CST-Microwave Studio. The model is suitable for simulating the excitation of structures by ESD, but it is not intended to predict the fields and current of an ESD generator for its development purpose. The aim is to simultaneously model the ESD generator and a susceptible structure with as few details as possible but to obtain as good a match on current and fields as possible.
F. Centola et al., "ESD Excitation Model for Susceptibility Study," Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, 2003. EMC 2003, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Aug 2003.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1109/ISEMC.2003.1236564
IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, 2003. EMC 2003
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
CST-Microwave Studio; ESD Generator; Circuit Simulation; Electrostatic Devices; Integrated Circuit Modelling; Numerical Modeling; Electrostatic discharges
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