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esd protection using a balun
Nov 17th, 2023, 6:58pm
 
It is believed that a transformer/balun at the input of the LNA provides ESD protection because primary and secondary are isolated. But a sudden esd discharge will propagate as a large AC signal through the balun and may damage the transistors. How does it protect in this situation?
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