Part Number: PESD5V0S1BA

Manufacturer: Nexperia USA, Inc.

Description: TVS DIODE 5VWM 14VC SOD323

Shipped from: Shenzhen/HK Warehouse

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Technical Specifications of PESD5V0S1BA,115

Datasheet  PESD5V0S1BA,115 datasheet
Product Photos SC-76,SOD-323
Product Training Modules ESD Protection DiodesESD Standards and Products
PCN Design/Specification Resin Hardener 02/Jul/2013Copper Bond Wire 26/Oct/2013Copper Bond Wire 14/Dec/2013Wafer Fab Process/Location Chg 9/Apr/2016Wafer Design Chg 13/Jun/2016
PCN Packaging Lighter Reels 02/Jan/2014
EDA / CAD Models Download from Accelerated Designs
Standard Package 3,000
Category Circuit Protection
Family TVS – Diodes
Packaging Tape & Reel (TR)
Type Zener
Unidirectional Channels
Bidirectional Channels 1
Voltage – Reverse Standoff (Typ) 5V (Max)
Voltage – Breakdown (Min) 5.5V
Voltage – Clamping (Max) @ Ipp 14V
Current – Peak Pulse (10/1000μs) 12A (8/20μs)
Power – Peak Pulse 130W
Power Line Protection No
Applications General Purpose
Capacitance @ Frequency 35pF @ 1MHz
Operating Temperature -65°C ~ 150°C (TA)
Mounting Type Surface Mount
Package / Case SC-76, SOD-323
Supplier Device Package SOD-323
Online Catalog PESDx Series
Other Names 568-4053-2 934058004115 PESD5V0S1BA T/R PESD5V0S1BA T/R-ND PESD5V0S1BA115

PESD5V0S1BA Introduction

Electronic systems and gadgets are becoming more vulnerable to electrostatic discharge (ESD) and other transient phenomena in today’s digitally linked world. These occurrences have the potential to seriously harm delicate components and interfere with signal lines’ normal operation, resulting in system failure and exorbitant repair costs. To protect signal lines from such threats, it is essential to put in place efficient ESD protection mechanisms.

A cutting-edge option specifically created to offer low capacitance ESD protection for signal lines in incredibly compact SMD plastic packaging is the PESD5V0S1BA diode. The PESD5V0S1BA diode delivers dependable protection against ESD and transient events thanks to its outstanding performance and small form factor, ensuring the integrity and lifetime of electronic systems.

This article’s goal is to provide a thorough overview of the PESD5V0S1BA diode’s features, advantages, and application considerations. This tutorial intends to provide engineers, designers, and hobbyists with the information and understanding necessary to successfully use the PESD5V0S1BA diode in their ESD protection methods by delving into the technical elements, implementation tactics, and testing procedures. This guide will give you the knowledge and instructions you need to maximise the performance of the PESD5V0S1BA diode and protect your signal lines from ESD-related damage, whether you are working on consumer electronics, industrial equipment, or automotive applications.

Understanding ESD and its Impact on Signal Lines

The quick flow of electricity between two objects with different electrical potentials is known as an electrostatic discharge, or ESD. Static electricity may build up to high voltage levels quickly and then discharge, which is what causes it to happen. Electronic systems and components are significantly at risk from ESD since even modest voltage spikes can result in long-term damage or functioning problems.

Common sources of ESD include

  • Human Body: Without correct grounding, a person’s body can build up static charges when they come into contact with electronic parts or systems. The components may experience a discharge from this charge, potentially harming delicate signal lines.
  • ESD can be produced during the handling, assembly, or transportation of electronic items during the production process. This is particularly true in low-humidity areas since dry air encourages the accumulation of static charge.
  • Environmental Factors: Static electricity can be produced by atmospheric circumstances including dry air, low humidity, and friction between objects. Localised lightning strikes can also cause ESD occurrences.

The damaging effects of ESD on signal lines include

Performance Degradation: ESD events can lead to signal degradation, which can lead to data errors, decreased signal quality, and communication issues. The overall effectiveness and dependability of electronic systems may be affected by this.

  • Component failures can be latent or immediate as a result of ESD. Transistors, diodes, and other delicate semiconductor devices can sustain damage from it that renders them useless.
  • Recurring exposure to ESD can slowly deteriorate electronic components, shortening their lifespan. Decreased product reliability and higher maintenance costs may follow from this.
  • ESD protection devices are a key part of preventing ESD-related damage. They are designed to divert and dissipate the excess electrical energy caused by ESD events. By providing a low-resistance path, ESD protection devices direct the potentially destructive ESD current away from sensitive signal lines, protecting the components and making sure they keep working.

Introducing the PESD5V0S1BA diode

The PESD5V0S1BA diode is an advanced ESD protection device made to protect data lines from electrostatic discharge (ESD) and other transients. It is a safe and effective way to protect electrical parts and systems from the damage that can be caused by ESD events.

Key Features and Capabilities

● Low Capacitance

The PESD5V0S1BA diode has low capacitance, which means it has a small effect on signal security. This trait is especially important in applications that send and receive data and messages quickly.

● Ultra Small SMD Plastic Package

The diode comes in an ultra-small surface-mount device (SMD) plastic package, which makes it a good choice for designs with limited room. This small size makes it easy to put into many different electrical systems.

Key Specifications

● Breakdown Voltage

The PESD5V0S1BA diode breaks down at 5.0 volts. This means that when the voltage across it goes above the breakdown voltage level, it starts to conduct and protect.

● Capacitance

The diode’s capacitance is low, usually in the range of picofarads (pF). This low capacitance makes sure that there isn’t much signal confusion and that signals can be sent quickly without affecting performance.

● Clamping Voltage

The clamping voltage of the PESD5V0S1BA diode is the voltage level at which it stops and redirects the excess current during an ESD event. It reduces the voltage across the protected signal line so that the parts further down don’t get damaged.

● The Diode’s Function

The PESD5V0S1BA diode works by giving the extra current that flows during an ESD or transient event a path with low resistance. When the voltage on the signal line is higher than the breakdown voltage, the diode quickly changes from not conducting to conducting, letting the extra current flow through it. This successfully clamps the voltage to a safe level, protecting the components further down from damage caused by ESD.

By having a low limiting voltage and low capacitance, the diode protects against ESD and other transients and keeps the signal from getting worse. It is a good choice for ESD safety in a wide range of situations because it responds quickly and can handle large surges.

Troubleshooting and FAQs

Using the PESD5V0S1BA diode to protect against ESD can be tricky at times. Here are some common problems that may come up during execution, along with tips on how to fix them and answers to questions that often come up:

  • Issue: inadequate ESD safety Solution: Make sure the diode is in the right place and facing the right way. Check to see if the diode is connected in the right way. Check the layout and links of the circuits twice to make sure they offer the best ESD protection.
  • Issue: Signal weakening or loss Solution: Make sure the capacitance of the diode is right for the signal frequency. Change the layout of the circuit so that the length of the traces is as short as possible and the amount of parasitic capacitance is lowered. If you need to, you might want to use more screening parts.
  • Problem: false triggers or too much voltage when clamping. Solution: Check to see if the diode’s voltage level is right for the job. Check the diode’s holding voltage specs and see if they match up with what the protected components need. If you need to, you could use a diode with a smaller clamping voltage.
  • Issue: ESD events are still causing damage. Solution: Check how well the diode can handle surges and compare that to the expected ESD values. Make sure the diode has the right rating to handle the ESD energy you expect. In addition to the diode, you might also want to use insulation or grounding to protect against ESD.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

● Can the PESD5V0S1BA diode be used to protect against ESD in both directions?

No, the PESD5V0S1BA diode is not bidirectional. Instead, it is a unidirectional diode that only protects in one direction. For ESD protection in both directions, you could use a TVS diode that works in both directions or a mix of unidirectional diodes.

● What temperature and method should be used to solder the PESD5V0S1BA diode?

Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for how long and at what temperature to solder. Most of the time, it’s best to solder at a temperature of about 260°C (500°F) for a short time. Use the right way to connect to keep the diode from being exposed to too much heat and getting damaged.

● Can I cascade multiple PESD5V0S1BA diodes for improved ESD protection?

Even though it is possible to chain together several diodes, it is usually not a good idea. Cascading diodes can make the total capacitance go up and cause problems with the signal integrity. Instead, it is better to choose a diode that can handle surges better.

● Is the PESD5V0S1BA diode up to ESD safety standards set by the industry?

The PESD5V0S1BA diode does adhere to industry-set ESD safety standards. But it’s important to look at the datasheet and make sure it meets the standards that are important for your purpose.

● Can I connect high-speed data lines to the PESD5V0S1BA diode?

Yes, the PESD5V0S1BA diode is good for high-speed data lines because it has low resistance. But it’s important to make sure that the capacitance of the diode doesn’t change the signal integrity in a big way. Check that it works with your application’s specific needs for data rate and resistance.


It is important for the reliability of an electronic system to protect data lines from ESD and other transients. With its low capacitance and good ESD protection, the PESD5V0S1BA diode is a reliable option. By using this diode, data lines are protected from damage. Contact ICRFQ to get more information and help on how to improve your electronic processes. With the PESD5V0S1BA diode’s excellent ESD protection, you can make sure that your ideas work without interruption.

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