WG 5.4 – Transient Latch-up (TLU) Device Testing

Status:
Active
Working Group Chair:
Wolfgang Stadler, Intel Deutschland GmbH
  • Agenda items for the meeting on June 21, 10:00 – 11:30 AM EDT are:

    • Review of Meeting Etiquette and Policies
    • Brief summary of WG activities
    • Review of open action items (see below)
    • Discussion of Technical Report on Transient response
    • Other presentations
  • Summary of meeting activities:
    The committee completed adjudication of TAS comments on ESD TR5.5-04. The document is expected to be published before the June virtual meeting series. A presentation was given on a proposal for a new technical report on transient response. A first draft is expected to be distributed to a writing team before the June meeting series. There was also a discussion on future work for the group; further discussion will be held at the September face-to-face meeting.

    Agenda items for the meeting on April 13, 10:00 – 11:00 AM PT are:

    • Presentations on recent TLU activities (if any)
    • Parking lot items not covered in SP5.4.1-2017, future experiments and work planned for next release
    • Publications on SP5.4.1-2017
  • The working group adjudicated technical comments from industry review on the new standard practice document being developed. The WG will have a short meeting at the April 2018 face-to-face meeting to discuss parking lot items, publications, and a TLU tutorial for the EOS/ESD Association, Inc. device stress testing curriculum.

  • Agenda items for the meeting on September 8, 2017, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM MST are:

    • Welcome
    • ESDA standards meetings policies
    • Standard Practice SP5.4.1-2016 “TLU characterization method”: Status
    • Presentations on recent TLU activities (if any)
    • Devices for experiments/round-robin testing/publications
    • Discussion: future work of WG 5.4

    PLEASE NOTE: There will be a JEDEC latch-up JESD78 meeting on Monday, September 11, 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm MST.

  • Summary of meeting activities
    The committee continued discussions on new topics for the working group to explore after the current standard practice being developed is published.

    Agenda items for the meeting on July 21, 2017, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM ET are:

    • Standard Practice SP5.4.1-2016 “TLU characterization method”: Status
    • Presentations on recent TLU activities (if any)
    • Devices for experiments/round-robin testing
    • Discussion: future work of WG 5.4April 2017 Face-to-Face Meeting

    Summary of meeting activities
    The committee adjudicated technical and editorial comments from the Standards Committee review. The committee also continued discussion on the next steps after completion of the new standard practice. More discussion on suitable devices and set-ups for applying TLU characterization methods defined in ANSI/ESD WIP5.4.1 is planned for the virtual meeting series in July 2017.

    Agenda items for the meeting on April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MT are: 

    • Standard Practice SP5.4.1-2016 “TLU characterization
    • method”: Adjudication of STDCOM comments
    • Presentations on recent TLU activities (if any)
    • Devices for experiments/round-robin testing
    • Discussion: future work of WG 5.4
  • Summary of meeting activities

    The committee reviewed the current status of ESD WIP5.4.1 and continued a discussion on possible new projects for the working group after publication of the document. One suggestion is to find suitable devices for applying the TLU characterization method defined in ESD WIP5.4.1.

    Agenda items for the meeting on Wednesday, February 01, 12:00 - 1:30 PM ET are: 

    • Brief update: Standard Practice SP5.4.1-2016 “TLU characterization method”: 
      • Document status
      • Further steps, time line
    • Devices for experiments/round-robin testing
    • Presentations on recent TLU activities (if any)
    • Discussion: future work of WG 5.4
  • Summary of meeting activities
    The committee adjudicated technical comments from the Technical and Administrative Support committee. A discussion was held on future topics for the working group to consider including finding suitable devices for applying the transient latch-up characterization method defined in TR5.4-03 and publish the results at IEW or at a future EOS/ESD Symposium.

    September 8, 2016, 10 am – 12 pm PDT meeting agenda items: 

    • Adjudication of TAS comments for standard practice WIP5.4.1-2016 “TLU characterization method”
    • Presentations on recent TLU activities (if any)
    • Discussion: future work of WG 5.4
  • Summary of meeting activities
    The current status of ESD WIP5.4.1, a standard practice for transient latch-up testing, was reviewed and the next steps along with a timeline were reviewed.

    Tuesday, July 19, 12:00-1:00 pm meeting agenda items:

    • Welcome
    • ESDA standards meetings policy
      • Anti-trust policy
      • Confidentiality
      • IP rules
    • Introduction to activities of WG 5.4 – history and documents
    • Standard Practice SP5.4.1-2016 “TLU characterization method”: status
    • Work on JEDEC latch-up standard JESD78F: update
    • Presentations on recent TLU activities (if any)
    • Discussion: future work of WG 5.4
  • Summary of meeting activities
    The committee finalized technical additions to new document ESD WIP5.4.1 and the document will be submitted for TAS review before the July virtual meeting. A presentation was give on a method to inject transients into PCB. The WG will consider the topic for future work.

    Agenda
    Friday, April 15, 10 AM – 12 PM meeting agenda items:

    • Welcome
    • Secretary
    • Membership/guest roster
    • ESDA standards meetings policy 
      • Anti-trust policy
      • Confidentiality
      • IP rules
    • Standard Practice “TLU characterization method” SP5.4.1-2016: 
      • Document status
      • Discussion of open technical issues
      • Next steps, release
    • Ideas for future work: I/O directional coupler injectors (Tim Maloney)
    • Further Presentations (if any)
    • New business
      • Cooperation with JEDEC – JEDEC 78F status
      • Plans for next meetings
    • Schedule conference calls
  • Summary of meeting activities
    The committee finalized technical additions to new document ESD WIP5.4.1 and will complete a final review by WG members. The document is expected to be submitted for TAS review before the April meeting series. The committee discussed the feasibility of single lab and round robin testing of the TLU set-up described in the document and will begin gathering the devices necessary to complete the testing.

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