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. 919-6494
Mfr. Part No.1N5822RL
$0.219
Each (On a Reel of 1900)
units
Single 3A Through Hole DO-201AD 40V - Schottky 2 - - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 917-5386
Mfr. Part No.1N4007-E3/54
BrandVishay
$0.155
Each (In a Pack of 220)
units
Single 1A Through Hole DO-204AL 1000V - Silicon Junction 2 1.1V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 922-8440
Mfr. Part No.SB5100-T
$0.463
Each (On a Reel of 1200)
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Single 5A Through Hole DO-201AD 100V - Schottky 2 800mV - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 751-4843
Mfr. Part No.SB5100-T
$0.926
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Single 5A Through Hole DO-201AD 100V - Schottky 2 800mV - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 124-1306
Mfr. Part No.UF4007
$0.098
Each (On a Reel of 5000)
units
Single 1A Through Hole DO-41 1000V Switching Silicon Junction 2 1.7V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 671-5470
Mfr. Part No.UF4007
$0.554
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Single 1A Through Hole DO-41 1000V Switching Silicon Junction 2 1.7V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 624-7485
Mfr. Part No.STPS200170TV1
$41.08
Each
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Single 200A Panel Mount ISOTOP 170V - Schottky 4 850mV - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 168-6303
Mfr. Part No.STPS200170TV1
$36.20
Each (In a Tube of 10)
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Single 200A Panel Mount ISOTOP 170V - Schottky 4 850mV - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 710-3689
Mfr. Part No.SS14-E3/5AT
BrandVishay
$0.425
Each (In a Pack of 50)
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Single 1A Surface Mount DO-214AC (SMA) 40V - Schottky 2 - - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 170-8327
Mfr. Part No.SB2H100-E3/73
BrandVishay
$0.566
Each (On a Tape of 4000)
units
Single 2A Through Hole DO-204AC 100V - Schottky 2 790mV - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 638-7915
Mfr. Part No.SS14-E3/61T
BrandVishay
$0.592
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
Single 1A Surface Mount DO-214AC (SMA) 40V - Schottky 2 - - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 919-0705
Mfr. Part No.SS14-E3/5AT
BrandVishay
$0.167
Each (On a Reel of 7500)
units
Single 1A Surface Mount DO-214AC (SMA) 40V - Schottky 2 - - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 918-9402
Mfr. Part No.SS14-E3/61T
BrandVishay
$0.17
Each (On a Reel of 1800)
units
Single 1A Surface Mount DO-214AC (SMA) 40V - Schottky 2 500mV - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 812-9320
Mfr. Part No.SB2H100-E3/54
BrandVishay
$0.585
Each (In a Pack of 20)
units
Single 2A Through Hole DO-204AC 100V - Schottky 2 790mV - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 639-1790
Mfr. Part No.P600M-E3/54
BrandVishay
$1.10
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. 168-6621
Mfr. Part No.1N5819RL
$0.137
Each (On a Reel of 5000)
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Single 1A Through Hole DO-41 40V - Schottky 2 - - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 918-9430
Mfr. Part No.P600M-E3
BrandVishay
$0.665
Each (On a Reel of 800)
units
Single 6A Through Hole P600 1000V Switching Silicon Junction 2 1.4V - 1 Silicon Junction - -
RS Stock No. 687-0754
Mfr. Part No.1N5819RL
$0.519
Each (In a Pack of 50)
units
Single 1A Through Hole DO-41 40V - Schottky 2 - - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 486-4460
Mfr. Part No.1N5819
$0.584
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
Single 1A Through Hole DO-204AL 40V - Schottky 2 450mV - 1 Schottky - -
RS Stock No. 920-9085
Mfr. Part No.1N5819
$0.079
Each (In a Bag of 2000)
units
Single 1A Through Hole DO-41 40V - Schottky 2 900mV - 1 Schottky - -
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