Rectifier Diodes & Schottky Diodes

What is a Rectifier Diode? A rectifier diode main purpose is to rectify alternating currents. It's used to flow a current through a circuit in one direction, in contrast to elements such as resistors a rectifiers current has a non-linear relationship to the voltage across it. The diode will be forward bias when positive voltage is being applied and will do its best to operate as a short circuit and allow the current to flow through the diode freely. Its main task is to convert an alternating current (AC) into a direct current (DC) through the application of rectifier bridges. A rectifier diode can sometimes be used as a Schottky Rectifier. What is a Schottky Diode?A Schottky Diode is sometimes referred to as a Barrier Diode or a Hot Carrier Diode. The Schottky is a single type of electronic component which is a semiconductor. It has fast switching action with an accompanying low forward voltage drop, when current flows through the diode, a small voltage drop happens across the diode terminals.A standard diode has a voltage drop between 0.6 and 1.7 volts whereas a Schottkys drop is between 0.15 and 0.45 volts. This lower voltage drop facilitates a high switching speed as well as improved system efficiency.What are Schottky Diodes used for? They are used for the voltage clamping of applications, also as a preventative of transistor saturation. This is because they have a high current density, They can be used as rectifiers (in power supplies. A good element to use in applications that are sensitive and efficiency To prevent batteries from discharging Solar panels and grid connected systems Why should I use a Schottky? They feature a low turn voltage between 0.15 and 0.45 volts A fast recovery time, resulting in a small amount of stored charge that can then be used for high speed switches. The low junction capacitance occupies a small space, after the results given from the wire point contact the silicon, the capacitance levels are also very small. Higher efficiency Integrated guard ring for stress protection

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Description Price Diode Configuration Maximum Continuous Forward Current Mounting Type Package Type Peak Reverse Repetitive Voltage Rectifier Type Diode Type Pin Count Maximum Forward Voltage Drop Length Number of Elements per Chip Diode Technology Width Height
RS Stock No. 122-2391
Mfr. Part No.SBR20A200CTFP
MYR3.726
Each (In a Tube of 50)
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Common Cathode 20A Through Hole TO-220F 200V - Schottky 3 960mV - 2 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 508-333
Mfr. Part No.BYV29-400
MYR3.80
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
Single 9A Through Hole TO-220AC 400V Switching Silicon Junction 2 1.4V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 651-8743
Mfr. Part No.VS-409CNQ150PBF
BrandVishay
MYR213.91
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Common Cathode 400A Panel Mount TO-244 150V - Schottky 3 - - 2 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 922-8068
Mfr. Part No.1N4007-T
MYR0.112
Each (On a Reel of 5000)
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Single 1A Through Hole DO-41 1000V Switching Silicon Junction 2 1V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 165-2386
Mfr. Part No.VS-70HF120
BrandVishay
MYR17.497
Each (In a Bag of 100)
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Stud Cathode 70A Thread Mount DO-5 1200V Switching Silicon Junction 2 1.35V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 168-6640
Mfr. Part No.STTH12R06DIRG
MYR4.49
Each (In a Tube of 50)
units
Single 12A Through Hole TO-220AC 600V Switching Silicon Junction 2 2.9V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 171-1444
Mfr. Part No.SR5100
MYR0.442
Each (On a Tape of 1200)
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Single 5A Through Hole DO-27 100V - Schottky 2 850mV - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 171-1448
Mfr. Part No.SS52
MYR0.664
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
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Single 5A Surface Mount DO-214AB (SMC) 20V - Schottky 2 550mV - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 155-181
Mfr. Part No.ZLLS400TA
MYR1.246
Each (In a Pack of 25)
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Single 520mA Surface Mount SOD-323 40V - Schottky 2 - - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 170-4017
Mfr. Part No.ES1BL R3
MYR0.409
Each (On a Reel of 1800)
units
Single 1A Surface Mount DO-214AC (SMA) 100V - Silicon Junction 2 950mV - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 165-2614
Mfr. Part No.VS-25F120
BrandVishay
MYR13.457
Each (In a Bag of 100)
units
Stud Cathode 25A Thread Mount DO-4 1200V Switching Silicon Junction 2 1.3V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 922-8103
Mfr. Part No.B340A-13-F
MYR0.324
Each (On a Reel of 5000)
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Single 3A Surface Mount DO-214AC (SMA) 40V - Schottky 2 500mV - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 917-9168
Mfr. Part No.SS52
MYR0.768
Each (In a Pack of 50)
units
Single 5A Surface Mount DO-214AB (SMC) 20V - Schottky 2 550mV - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 823-1659
Mfr. Part No.SBR15U100CTL-13
MYR2.265
Each (In a Pack of 20)
units
Common Cathode 15A Surface Mount DPAK (TO-252) 100V - Schottky 3 800mV - 2 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 805-0961
Mfr. Part No.1N457TR
MYR0.245
Each (In a Pack of 200)
units
Single 200mA Through Hole DO-35 70V - Silicon Junction 2 1V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 165-2367
Mfr. Part No.VS-70HFR120
BrandVishay
MYR17.497
Each (In a Bag of 100)
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Stud Anode 70A Thread Mount DO-5 1200V Switching Silicon Junction 2 1.35V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 905-6015
Mfr. Part No.SKN 71/16
BrandSemikron
MYR53.38
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Stud Anode 95A Thread Mount E 11 1600V High Voltage Silicon Junction 2 1.5V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 227-9517
Mfr. Part No.VS-70HFR120
BrandVishay
MYR40.47
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Stud Anode 70A Thread Mount DO-5 1200V Switching Silicon Junction 2 1.35V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 169-8678
Mfr. Part No.1N457TR
MYR0.10
Each (On a Reel of 10000)
units
Single 200mA Through Hole DO-35 70V - Silicon Junction 2 1V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 251-3069
Mfr. Part No.BAT46
MYR0.842
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Single 150mA Through Hole DO-35 100V - Schottky 2 1V - 1 Schottky - -
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