Let’s Talk About Design for ESD Immunity

This brief article is intended for those who may be new to the field of compliance engineering and want a better understanding of process to design products that are immune to electrostatic discharge (ESD) events. 

A Look at the European Commission’s New Low Voltage Directive Guide

The European Commission's Low Voltage Directory (LVD) legal obligations vary for economic operators, with most falling upon manufacturers. The new LVD Guide offers interpretation and instruction on these obligations, clarifying when importers and distributors might take on manufacturer responsibilities among other issues.

RC Snubber Design for SMPS Protection

Part I: Fundamentals of Inductive Switching and RC Snubber Impact This is the first of the two articles devoted to the topic of an RC snubber design. In Part I we discuss the fundamentals of the inductive swit... Read More...