ESD protection and TVS surge diodes Overview

Comprehensive portfolio of protection solutions for ESD and surge events

Ultra low capacitance ESD

Discrete ESD protection devices supporting 10 Gbps+ interfaces, including: USB Type-C™, USB 3.1/3.0, HDMI 2.0, 10 Gb Ethernet, Thunderbolt 2.0, MHL

Low capacitance ESD

Discrete ESD protection devices supporting up to 6 Gbps interfaces, including: HDMI® 1.4/2.0, USB 3.0, 1 Gb Ethernet, PCIe, DisplayPort, SATA

General purpose ESD

Discrete ESD protection devices supporting: Push Button, USB 2.0, 10/100 Mb Ethernet, RS-232/485, LVDS, Audio

Flat-clamp surge protection diodes

Discrete surge protection devices supporting: Power rail, 4-20mA current loop, IO-Link, Filed Transmitters, Analog IO, Digital IO

Featured ESD products


4-channel low-capacitance surge and ESD protection diode


1-channel 30 kV ESD protection diode with low capacitance (< 1pF) in 0402 package


Data-line surge and ESD protection diode array

Featured resources

System-Level ESD Protection Guide

This selection guide will briefly explain how specific ESD devices can reduce risk of catastrophic system failure caused by ESD strikes.

Flat-Clamp surge protection technology for efficient system protection

This paper provides a brief overview of surge protection standards, explains Flat-Clamp technology, and gives examples of how TI Flat-Clamps can be implemented for increase system robustness.

Getting Started with Interface Protection

This training page includes several short, easy-to-follow videos on ESD and surge protection design considerations. Learn at your own pace with chapter-style modules.

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