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Functional Safety requires much more than EMI testing (Part 1)
Programmable electronic devices are increasingly used in applications where reliable functionality isnecessary to achieve sufficiently low functional safety risks. The main reason for this is their increasingfunctionality and decreasing cost, both achieved through continual shrinking of the silicon dies used tomake integrated circuits (ICs). This increasing use of modern electronic technologies is causing higherlevels of electromagnetic interference (EMI) in the environment.
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