WG 3.0 – Ionization

Status:
Active
Working Group Chair:
Charles McClain, Micron Technology, Inc.

Related Documents

  • Summary of meeting activities:

    The committee reviewed the status of ESD WIP3.5 and solicited industry reviewers. The committee continued the five-year review of ANSI/ESD STM3.1 including reviewing industry questions received for ANSI/ESD STM3.1 to determine if there was information that could be added/clarified.

  • Summary of meeting activities:

    The committee reviewed and edited a new annex in ANSI/ESD STM3.1 on high-frequency ionization. A work statement was also started for a new document on high-frequency ionizers.

  • Summary of meeting activities:

    A presentation was given on a new to market tool for ionization measurements. Another presentation was given on limitations and how current charged plate monitors (CPM) can be misleading. The committee started the five year of ANSI/ESD STM3.1 with discussion regarding adding an annex for CPM limitations and proper oscilloscope set-up. The group is also discussing a new technical report on CPM limitations and ionizer technologies.

  • Summary of meeting activities:

    The committee finished adjudicating TAS comments on ESD TR3.0-01 and STDCOM vote comments on ESD WIP3.5.

  • Summary of meeting activities:

    The committee reviewed the adjudication of STDCOM vote comments on ESD WIP3.5. The document will be submitted for industry review. TAS comments on ESD TR3.0-01 were also adjudicated and a review of ESD TR3.0-02 was started.

  • Summary of meeting activities:

    The committee finished adjudicating STDCOM vote comments on ESD WIP3.5.

  • Summary of meeting activities:

    A presentation was given on ionizer measurement pitfalls. A new technical report may be developed to discuss problems with CPMs not being able to capture true peak values depending on ionizer frequency. The committee started adjudicating STDCOM vote comments on ESD WIP3.5.

  • Summary of meeting activities:

    The working group completed follow-up adjudication of comments on ESD WIP3.5 and the document will be submitted for consensus body review and vote. The group adjudicated TAS comments on ESD TR3.0-01 and will send back to TAS for a second review. A review of ESD TR3.0-02 was also started including the incorporation of supplemental information from ESD WIP3.5. Further discussions will take place at the September face-to-face meeting.

  • Summary of meeting activities:

    The working group completed adjudication of comments on ESD WIP3.5 and the document will be submitted for consensus body review and vote. The group reviewed the status of ESD TR3.0-01 and will continue editing the document at the June virtual meeting series. There was also brainstorming discussions on future topics.

  • Summary of meeting activities:

    The group adjudicated technical advisory and support committee comments for ESD WIP3.5.

  • Summary of meeting activities:

    The committee discussed x-ray safety enclosure concerns relative to the new standard practice document currently being developed. The committee also reviewed the current document for ESD WIP3.5 - test methods for air assist bar ionizer, soft x-ray (photon) ionizers, alternative room ionization, and non-airflow alpha ionizers. The document is scheduled for review by the technical and advisory support committee before the September meeting series.

  • Summary of meeting activities:

    The committee finished adjudicating technical comments from the Technical and Advisory Support Committee on ESD WIP3.5 (formerly ESD TR3.0-03) – ionization for flat panel displays. A section was added on testing non-airflow alpha ionizers and other sections will be reviewed for clarity at the next meeting.

  • Summary of meeting activities:

    The committee started reviewing TAS comments on ESD WIP3.5 (formerly ESD TR3.0-03) – ionization for flat panel displays and will continue adjudication at the April face-to-face meeting.

  • Summary of meeting activities:

    The committee continued reviewing revisions to ESD TR3.0-02 - Selection and Acceptance of Air Ionizers. ANSI/ESD SP3.3 – Periodic Verification of Air Ionizer Performance and ANSI/ESD SP3.4 - Periodic Verification of Air Ionizer Performance Using a Small Test Fixture were submitted to the Standards Committee for reaffirmation with no technical changes and will be published in early January 2017.

  • Summary of meeting activities:

    The committee continued the five-year review of ANSI/ESD SP3.3 and ANSI/ESD SP3.4 as well as the review of ESD TR3.0-01-02 and ESD TR3.0-02-05 for currency and accuracy. The committee approved ANSI/ESD SP3.3 and ANSI/ESD SP3.4 for reaffirmation and minor editorial changes to ESD TR3.0-01. The committee is continuing updates and revisions to ESD TR3.0-02.

  • Summary of meeting activities:

    The committee continued the five-year review of ANSI/ESD SP3.3 and ANSI/ESD SP3.4 as well as the review of ESD TR3.0-01-02 and ESD TR3.0-02-05 for currency and accuracy. The committee will continue the document reviews at the July virtual meeting.

  • Summary of meeting activities:

    The committee began the five-year review of ANSI/ESD SP3.3 and ANSI/ESD SP3.4 as well as the review of ESD TR3.0-01-02 and ESD TR3.0-02-05 for currency. The committee will continue the document reviews at the April meeting series.