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Text Term / Abbr Acronym
ESD - Protected Area (EPA) ESD - Protected Area (EPA) ESD Protected Areа is a workplace or area that provides protection against damage due to ESD.
Electrical Clearance Electrical Clearance The shortest distance between two conductors, which includes traces, terminals and structures, measured through air.
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) A device's ability to function properly in its operating environment without causing electromagnetic interference to other equipment, or itself being susceptible to external interference.
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) The rapid spontaneous transfer of electrostatic charge, induced by a high electrostatic field.
Electrostatic Discharge Sensitive devices (ESDS) Electrostatic Discharge Sensitive devices (ESDS) An electrostatic-sensitive device is any electrical component which can be damaged by common static charges which build up on people, tools, and other non-conductors or semiconductors.
Electrostatic dissipative Electrostatic dissipative Dissipative materials allow the charges to flow to ground more slowly in a more controlled manner than with conductive materials.
Embedded Component Embedded Component A discrete component that is fabricated as an integral part of a printed board.
Environment Controlled Area Environment Controlled Area A controlled environment area is a specified working area that primarily controls one or more physical, chemical, or biological variables.