SiC Diodes rated for 1,700 DC and five amps

29th May 2020
Alex Lynn

SemiQ has announced the release of its third generation 1,700V five amp Schottky SiC Diodes. The GP3D005A170B diode comes in the industry standard TO-247-2 package as well as bare die format. 10A and 20A 1700V diodes will follow shortly.

Michael T. Robinson, SemiQ President, said: “This 1,700V Silicon Carbide Schottky Diode is the latest extension to our Gen 3 product family which was introduced in 2019. This platform was designed and built for reliability and ruggedness. It features dual layer chip passivation with over 12 million device hours of HTRB and H3TRB. Packaged devices are 100% avalanche tested in production ensuring even greater device ruggedness.”

SemiQ’s 1,700V SiC Diodes are optimized for power conversion applications where low losses and high efficiency are critical including: renewable energy, electric vehicle charging, uninterruptable power supplies (UPS), solar power, and fuel cell power systems.

Samples are in stock at SemiQ and available through Digikey with manufacturing lead times of eight weeks.

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