Infineon Adds D²PAK Real 2-Pin Packages to its SiC Schottky FamilyMarch 25, 2020 by Paul Shepard
Infineon Technologies AG has expanded its CoolSiC™ Schottky diode 1200V portfolio by adding six devices in a D²PAK real 2-pin package. Using SMD packages, designs can be more compact and more cost effective. Moreover, the new D²PAK real 2-pin package eliminates the middle pin to offer 4.7mm creepage and 4.4mm clearance distance.
Compared to a standard D²PAK package this clearly enhances safety margins. The diodes are a perfect fit for applications such as industrial power supplies, and dc charging stations, uninterruptable power supplies, and solar string inverters.
The new devices use Infineon's CoolSiC Schottky diode 1200V technology G5, which offers best-in-class forward voltage and high surge current capability. Additionally, it prevents reverse recovery losses and allows for temperature-independent switching behavior. These features can streamline designs with lower cooling requirements and smaller magnetics when used at higher switching frequency.
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The CoolSiC Schottky diodes 1200V G5 are rated from 2A to 20A and represent the industry's broadest portfolio in a D²PAK real 2-pin package.
By using the new SiC diodes in the D²PAK real 2-pin package, designers are able to reach a new level of power density and reliability compared to Si solutions. Combined with other Infineon products, such as CoolSiC MOSFETs 1200V or TRENCHSTOP™ 1200V IGBT6 and EiceDRIVER™ gate driver ICs, the new portfolio offers a complete solution for highest efficiency designs.
The CoolSiC Schottky diodes 1200V G5 can be ordered now.