Different organisations are involved in the specification of ESD measurement, verification and validation regulations and standards, respectively. The most important are summarized below:
|AEC||Automotive Electronics Council|
|DIN||Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V.|
|JEDEC||JEDEC Solid State Technology Association (Joint Electron Device Engineering Council)|
|IEC||International Electrotechnical Commission|
|ISO||International Organization for Standardization|
|ANSI||American National Standards Institute|
|SAE||SAE International (Society of Automotive Engineers)|
In addition, military applications are covered by the MIL-Standards as they are called.
All these standards can be divided into 2 main groups:
- ESD-Control: Standards addressing the handling of ESD-sensitive components and systems
- ESD-Protection: Standards addressing the validation of ESD-sensitive components and systems.