David Johnsson, Founder

Software and Hardware R&D

Measurement Techniques

2009 : Co-founder of the High Power Pulse Instruments GmbH
2006 – 2009 : Infineon Automotive Power Semiconductor Division: research on system-level ESD in high voltage BCD technologies.

List of Publications

D. Johnsson, M. Mayerhofer, J. Willemen, U. Glaser, D. Pogany, E. Gornik, and M. Stecher, “Avalanche Breakdown Delay in High Voltage PN-Junctions Caused by Pre-Pulse Voltage from IEC 61000-4-2 ESD Generators,” accepted for publication in IEEE T-DMR (2009).

Y. Cao, W. Simbürger, and D. Johnsson, “Rise-Time Filter Design for Transmission-Line Pulse Measurement Systems”, in German Microwave Conference, pp. 1-5. IEEE, 16-18 March 2009.

V. Issakov, D. Johnsson, Yiqun Cao, M. Tiebout, M. Mayerhofer, W. Simbürger, and L. Maurer, “ESD Concept for High-Frequency Circuits”, in 30th Electrical Overstress/Electrostatic Discharge Symposium, EOS/ESD, pp. 221-227, 7-11 September 2008.

D. Johnsson, W. Mamanee, S. Bychikhin, D. Pogany, E. Gornik, M. Stecher, “Second Breakdown Behavior in Bipolar ESD Protection Devices during Low Current Long Duration Stresss and its Relation to Moving Current-Tubes”, in Transations of the IRPS, 2008,

S. Frei, W. Wu, U. Hilger, D. Johnsson, and M. Stecher, “Packaging- und Handling-Prufungen nach ISO 10605: Wie vergleichbar sind Prufungen mit unterschiedlichen ESD-Generatoren?” in proceedings of 10th Forum of the Interessengemeinschaft Electro Static Dischage e.V., Munich, 2007, pp. 89-97.