Full wave simulation of an electrostatic discharge generator discharging in air discharge mode into a product
Quantify channel performance utilizing novel time domain convolution method
Keywords and Phrases
Cosimulation; Difference Waveform Distortion Penalty (dWDP); Step response
"In the first section, it introduces a methodology to simulate the currents and fields during an air discharge ESD into a product by combining a linear description of the behavior of the DUT with a non-linear arc resistance equation. The most commonly used test standard IEC 61000-4-2 requires using contact mode discharges to metallic surfaces and air discharge mode to non-conducting surfaces. In contact mode, an Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) generator is a linear system. In air discharge mode, a highly non-linear arc is part of the current loop. This paper proposes a method that combines the linear ESD generator full wave model and the non-linear arc model to simulate currents and fields in air discharge mode. Measurements are presented comparing discharge currents and fields for two cases: ESD generator discharges into a ground plane and ESD generator discharges into a small product. In the second section, it presents a novel time domain convolution based methodology to quantify channel performance by calculating difference waveform distortion penalty (dWDP). Instead of using frequency based methodology as indicated in the SFF-8431 standard, the pulse response can be used in convolution to obtain the channel output when a NRZ sequence is transmitted through a channel. However, the proposed method utilizing the step response can significantly reduce the convolution time"--Abstract, page iii.
Fan, Jun, 1971-
Drewniak, James L.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
M.S. in Electrical Engineering
Missouri University of Science and Technology
ix, 73 pages
© 2010 Dazhao Liu, All rights reserved.
Thesis - Open Access
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Electronic circuits -- Computer simulation
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Link to Catalog Recordhttp://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/record=b8229004~S5
Liu, Dazhao, "Full wave simulation of an electrostatic discharge generator discharging in air discharge mode into a product and quantify channel performance utilizing novel time domain convolution method" (2010). Masters Theses. 6788.