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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RS Stock No. 177-7165
Mfr. Part No.C3D02060F
BrandWolfspeed
HK$8.08
Each (In a Tube of 50)
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Single 4A Through Hole TO-220 600V - SiC Schottky 2 2.4V - 1 SiC Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 809-9045
Mfr. Part No.C3D02060F
BrandWolfspeed
HK$7.261
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Single 4A Through Hole TO-220 600V - SiC Schottky 2 2.4V - 1 SiC Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 649-1143
Mfr. Part No.1N4007RLG
HK$0.542
Each (In a Pack of 100)
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Single 1A Through Hole DO-41 1000V Switching Silicon Junction 2 1.1V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 649-1171
Mfr. Part No.1N4007RLG
HK$0.324
Each (In a Pack of 1000)
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Single 1A Through Hole DO-41 1000V Switching Silicon Junction 2 1.1V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 649-1187
Mfr. Part No.1N4007RLG
HK$0.281
Each (In a Pack of 2500)
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Single 1A Through Hole DO-41 1000V Switching Silicon Junction 2 1.1V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 865-1877
Mfr. Part No.1N5408-E3/54
BrandVishay
HK$1.215
Each (On a Reel of 1400)
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Single 3A Through Hole DO-201AD 1000V - Silicon Junction 2 1.2V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 918-9691
Mfr. Part No.1N4007GP-E3/54
BrandVishay
HK$0.732
Each (On a Reel of 5500)
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Single 1A Through Hole DO-204AL 1000V Switching Silicon Junction 2 1.1V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 628-9502
Mfr. Part No.1N5408-E3/54
BrandVishay
HK$3.14
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Single 3A Through Hole DO-201AD 1000V - - 2 1.2V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 708-7984
Mfr. Part No.1N4007GP-E3/54
BrandVishay
HK$1.719
Each (In a Pack of 50)
units
Single 1A Through Hole DO-204AL 1000V Switching Silicon Junction 2 1.1V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 700-3665
Mfr. Part No.1N4007GP-E3/54
BrandVishay
HK$2.057
Each (In a Pack of 50)
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Single 1A Through Hole DO-204AL 1000V Switching Silicon Junction 2 1.1V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 781-5745
Mfr. Part No.MBRD1045T4G
HK$4.92
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Single 10A Surface Mount D2PAK (TO-263) 45V Switching Schottky 3 570mV - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 121-6338
Mfr. Part No.MBRD1045T4G
HK$2.27
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
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Single 10A Surface Mount D2PAK (TO-263) 45V Switching Schottky 3 570mV - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 227-9501
Mfr. Part No.VS-70HF120
BrandVishay
HK$58.43
Each
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Stud Cathode 70A Thread Mount DO-5 1200V Switching Silicon Junction 2 1.35V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 165-2386
Mfr. Part No.VS-70HF120
BrandVishay
HK$26.648
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. 639-1790
Mfr. Part No.P600M-E3/54
BrandVishay
HK$6.21
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Single 6A Through Hole P600 1000V Switching Silicon Junction 2 1.4V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 918-9430
Mfr. Part No.P600M-E3
BrandVishay
HK$2.298
Each (On a Reel of 800)
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Single 6A Through Hole P600 1000V Switching Silicon Junction 2 1.4V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 628-8931
Mfr. Part No.1N4001-E3/54
BrandVishay
HK$1.576
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Single 1A Through Hole DO-204AL 50V - - 2 1.1V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 865-1870
Mfr. Part No.1N4001-E3/54
BrandVishay
HK$0.197
Each (On a Reel of 5500)
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Single 1A Through Hole DO-204AL 50V - Silicon Junction 2 1.1V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 145-3058
Mfr. Part No.MR854G
HK$0.617
Each (In a Box of 500)
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Single 3A Through Hole DO-41 400V Fast Recovery Silicon Junction 2 1.25V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 781-5843
Mfr. Part No.MR854G
HK$1.678
Each (In a Pack of 50)
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Single 3A Through Hole DO-41 400V Fast Recovery Silicon Junction 2 1.25V - 1 Silicon Junction - -