The reverse working maximum voltage (VRWM ) is defined as the voltage that can be applied to a TVS diode with an assurance that the diode will not, over process or temperature, conduct significant current.
The breakdown voltage (VBR ) is the voltage where a TVS diode begins to conduct current, defined typically at 1 mA leakage. VBR defines the inflection point on the diode curve where the leakage beings to increase exponentially, which is typically referred as the diode ‘turning on’.
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