JEP172: "Discontinuing Use of the Machine Model for Device ESD Qualification" Released by JEDEC


JEDEC, working with the Industry Council, released a new document called JEP172 that strongly recommends discontinuance of the Machine Model for ESD component qualification requirements according to JEDEC JESD47. JEDEC also links the MM Standard Test Method (JEDEC JESD22-A115) to this document to further emphasize this notice. The technical arguments to completely remove MM from ESD qualification are presented in the JEP172 Document.

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