ST has developed a complete range of antenna protection devices dedicated to protecting the RF interface chipset connected immediately after the antenna.
Antenna systems are either connected externally or placed in ESD-exposed locations, so they naturally capture and transmit ESD strikes, which are high-frequency signals, to RF components downstream. The higher integration of electronics devices leads to the miniaturization of components and to reduced transistor gate oxide thickness. The solid protection from ST’s antenna protection devices ensures safe operation of the electronics components, and even more the RF components, against ESD strikes.
Each RF interface has specific requirements, so to simplify selection, antenna protection devices are categorized as follows:
- FM protection
- NFC protection
- RF protection
In this video, we explain why it is important to protect against electrostatic discharges. We give a quick demonstration to show exactly what happens when you shoot at a microcontroller with an ESD gun!
During this one-hour webinar, you will learn how to make your electronic system more robust against destructive Electrostatic Discharges (ESD) by using ST ESD Protection components. Agenda : 1) ESD major root causes and EMC standards, 2) ST ESD Protections which can help to protect your application againts ESD, 3) Many real application examples demonstrating where protections play an important role, 4) How to select the best protection for your usecases