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ESD

(computer science)

ESD

ESD

(1) (Electronic Software Distribution) Distributing new software and upgrades via the network rather than individual installations on each machine. See ESL.

(2) (ElectroStatic Discharge) Sparks (electrons) that jump from an electrically charged object to an approaching conductive object.

(3) (Entry Systems Division) The IBM division that conceived and developed the original IBM PC.
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com is a distributor of electrostatic discharge testing equipment, accessories and hardware for ESD compliance to international standards IEC 61000-4-2, ISO 10605, RTCA/DO-160, Mil-STD-461G CS 118 and more.
Competition Between ESD Suppression Components by Type:.
She said the district would have had to spend all the projected savings from withdrawing from Lane ESD on more teachers and specialists.
Curtis Maynes, "Technology Roadmap Sees Higher Sensitivity to ESD," Evaluation Engineering, MARCH 2006.
System developers no longer need to make a tradeoff between signal integrity and ESD protection," stated Joe Salvador, director of marketing for digital consumer and computing products at California Micro Devices.
ESD control doesn't often fit into a simple "yes or no" framework.
This collaboration has paved the way for development of harmonized test methods for ESD, which will ultimately reduce uncertainty about test standards among manufacturers and suppliers in the solid state industry.
Because ESD protection is required for electronic components.
The potential for ESD problems is particularly high in electronics manufacturing environments such as R&D labs, test facilities, handling equipment, clean rooms and other assembly areas, packaging departments and even the factory floor.
4 Ohm, the CM1242 features a lower clamping voltage and more robust ESD protection than competing solutions.
Electronics manufacturers around the world transport unprotected ESDS items throughout their facilities on "ESD carts" that connect the conductive or static dissipative cart to the grounded ESD floor via drag chains or conductive wheels.
IDPs even allow formulating transparent or translucent ESD products.