Demonstration of XFdtd's Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Testing Features

Learn how to use XF's features for ESD testing as we walk through the process of analyzing a multi-layer PCB and identifying potential locations of dielectric breakdown.

Using a simplified ESD probe to excite the PCB with ESD waveforms, we demonstrate the following features:

  • User-defined ESD waveforms

  • Dielectric strength material property

  • Dielectric breakdown near field sensor

  • Max Component Voltages and Currents dialog

  • Dielectric breakdown ratio