Switching Diodes

A switching diode is a two terminal PN junction, often used in electronic systems to manage small voltages.


Switching Diode


A Switching Diode is commonly referred to as a “Signal Diode”, it is a semiconductor that can be used to switch signals or act as a rectifier at low voltages.


Within a circuit they can provide similar functionality to a physical switch, with the on/off state governed by the direction of the current flow. When there is forward current in the circuit (forward-bias), the switching diode effectively is a closed switch with low resistance, allowing current to flow. If the current of the circuit is reversed (reverse bias), the switching diode provides high resistance, preventing current flow up to a specified threshold.


Where are Switching Diodes used?


A switching diode can be used in low voltage applications that require fast switching and a high speed rectification. A diode can also be used as a circuit protection device to prevent reverse current damaging a device upstream of the switching diode, such as microcontroller.


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RS Stock No. 843-1562
Mfr. Part No.1N4148
MYR0.097
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Single 300mA Through Hole 1 100V DO-35 Silicon Junction 1V 2 4pF - +175 °C - -
RS Stock No. 842-8002
Mfr. Part No.1N4148
MYR0.066
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Single 300mA Through Hole 1 100V DO-35 Silicon Junction 1V 2 4pF - +175 °C - -
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Mfr. Part No.1N4148TR
MYR0.267
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Single 400mA Through Hole 1 100V DO-35 Silicon Junction 1V 2 4pF -65 °C +175 °C 4.56mm 1.91mm
RS Stock No. 124-1312
Mfr. Part No.1N4148TA
MYR0.051
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Single 400mA Through Hole 1 100V DO-35 Silicon Junction 1V 2 4pF -65 °C +175 °C 4.56mm -
RS Stock No. 124-1307
Mfr. Part No.1N4148TR
MYR0.042
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Single 400mA Through Hole 1 100V DO-35 Silicon Junction 1V 2 4pF -65 °C +175 °C 4.56mm 1.91mm
RS Stock No. 842-8276
Mfr. Part No.1N4148
MYR0.023
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RS Stock No. 739-0290
Mfr. Part No.1N4148TA
MYR0.272
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Single 400mA Through Hole 1 100V DO-35 Silicon Junction 1V 2 4pF -65 °C +175 °C 4.56mm -
RS Stock No. 781-5562
Mfr. Part No.1N4001RLG
MYR0.322
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Single - Through Hole 1 - DO-41 Silicon Junction 1.1V 2 - -65 °C +175 °C - -
RS Stock No. 103-5128
Mfr. Part No.1N4001G
MYR0.175
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Single - Through Hole 1 - DO-41 Silicon Junction 1.1V 2 - -65 °C +175 °C - -
RS Stock No. 163-0830
Mfr. Part No.1N4002G
MYR0.175
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Single - Through Hole 1 - DO-41 Silicon Junction 1.1V 2 - -65 °C +175 °C - -
RS Stock No. 145-2863
Mfr. Part No.MSR1560G
MYR5.36
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Single - Through Hole 1 - TO-220 Silicon Junction 1.8V 2 - -65 °C +150 °C 10.29mm 4.82mm
RS Stock No. 774-3268
Mfr. Part No.1N4002G
MYR0.639
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Single - Through Hole 1 - DO-41 Silicon Junction 1.1V 2 - -65 °C +175 °C - -
RS Stock No. 170-3486
Mfr. Part No.1N4002RLG
MYR0.177
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Single - Through Hole 1 - DO-41 Silicon Junction 1.1V 2 - -65 °C +175 °C - -
RS Stock No. 781-5852
Mfr. Part No.MSR1560G
MYR5.912
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Single - Through Hole 1 - TO-220 Silicon Junction 1.8V 2 - -65 °C +150 °C 10.29mm 4.82mm
RS Stock No. 774-3265
Mfr. Part No.1N4001G
MYR0.626
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Single - Through Hole 1 - DO-41 Silicon Junction 1.1V 2 - -65 °C +175 °C - -
RS Stock No. 121-6331
Mfr. Part No.1N4001RLG
MYR0.16
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Single - Through Hole 1 - DO-41 Silicon Junction 1.1V 2 - -65 °C +175 °C - -
RS Stock No. 781-5565
Mfr. Part No.1N4002RLG
MYR0.339
Each (In a Pack of 100)
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Single - Through Hole 1 - DO-41 Silicon Junction 1.1V 2 - -65 °C +175 °C - -
RS Stock No. 625-4944
Mfr. Part No.MUR1100ERLG
MYR2.10
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Single - Through Hole 1 - DO-41 Silicon Junction 1.75V 2 - -65 °C +175 °C 5.2mm 2.7mm
RS Stock No. 774-3600
Mfr. Part No.MUR1100EG
MYR2.027
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Single - Through Hole 1 - DO-41 Silicon Junction 1.75V 2 - -65 °C +175 °C - -
RS Stock No. 170-3474
Mfr. Part No.MUR1100EG
MYR0.95
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Single - Through Hole 1 - DO-41 Silicon Junction 1.75V 2 - -65 °C +175 °C - -