|5077591||Electrostatic discharge protection for semiconductor input devices|
A method and structure for protecting an integrated circuit from electrostatic discharges are disclosed. A Shockley diode (22) is connected to an input bond pad (12) and to a MOSFET transistor (17) which is desired to be protected. The normally high break...
|4825280||Electrostatic discharge protection for semiconductor devices|
Protection against damage due to electrostatic discharge is provided by the addition of elongate conductor ballast resistor strips (18, 20, 22) formed in series with the transistor device (10). The material forming the conductor strips (18, 20, 22) includ...