forward voltage drop

forward voltage drop

[¦fȯr·wərd ′vōl·tij ‚dräp]
(electronics)
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DST Series Schottky Barrier Rectifiers combine ultra-low forward voltage drop, high current handling, high junction temperature capability, and low leakage performance in a compact TO-277B surface mount package.
The rectifiers have a low forward voltage drop, low power losses and high efficiency operation.
These new devices have a peak reverse voltage rating of 30 V and a maximum forward current rating of 100 mA, The CTLSHOl-30 has a low forward voltage drop (VP) of 4S0 mV at 10 mA and a low reverse leakage current (IR) of 30 nA, while the CTLSHO1-30L provides a VF of 300 mV.
A p-n junction device with the same current limit of 50A may have a forward voltage drop of 1.
The diodes feature low forward voltage drop (Vf) and typical low leakage current of only 0.
Schottky rectifiers are commonly utilized in applications requiring low forward voltage drop at high currents.
Such applications also need diodes with medium recovery times (of not more than 75ns) and the best possible ratio of forward voltage drop (VF) to leakage current (IR).
This series of 150 V high barrier height Schottky rectifiers offers a low forward voltage drop and leakage current under high temperature operating conditions.
This device produces a lower forward voltage drop and hence higher efficiency than the silicon diode.
But, with comparable on-state rated current, there is a higher forward voltage drop than with SCR devices.
The SBRT20U50SLP offers reduced ultra-low forward voltage drop (VF), better efficiency and cooler operation, along with reduced high temperature reverse leakage, and increased reliability against thermal runaway failure in high temperature operation.

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