Absolute Humidity, Relative Humidity: Which Is More Important in Representing Severity of Electrostatic Discharge
Humidity is a very important factor in representing the severity of electrostatic discharge (ESD). Low humidity indicates high risk of ESD problems; high humidity indicates low risk of ESD problems. Both relative humidity and absolute humidity can represent the level of humidity: which one is more important? The reported measurement result shows that relative humidity is more important in the discharge phase. The qualitative analysis is given.
F. Wan et al., "Absolute Humidity, Relative Humidity: Which Is More Important in Representing Severity of Electrostatic Discharge," Electronics Letters, vol. 49, no. 23, pp. 1451-1452, Institution of Engineering and Technology (IEE), Nov 2013.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1049/el.2013.1766
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Laboratory
Keywords and Phrases
Absolute Humidity; High Humidity; Low Humidity; Qualitative Analysis; Electrostatic Discharge; Electrostatic Devices
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01 Nov 2013