08/03/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/03/2021 09:18
Extremely fast and low loss switching ideal for data centers, building automation, and other high-power electronics applications
CHICAGO, August 3, 2021 - Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS) an industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world, today announced the expansion of its silicon carbide (SiC) diodes portfolio to include the 1700 V-class. View the video.
The LSIC2SD170Bxx Series SiC Schottky Diodes are available in the TO-247-2L package with a choice of current ratings (10A, 25A, or 50A). They offer power electronics system designers a variety of performance advantages, including close-to-zero reverse recovery current, high surge capability, and a maximum operating junction temperature of 175°C, so they are ideal for applications that require enhanced efficiency, reliability, and simplified thermal management.
SiC Schottky barrier diodes are ideal in a wide range of AC/DC and DC/DC power converters for industry, energy generation, and energy distribution/storage, including:
'Using SiC diodes in power designs instead of diodes based on legacy silicon-based technology helps designers develop more energy efficient power converters, saving energy and reducing costs related to cooling the power electronics,' said Francois Perraud, Product Marketing Manager, SiC Products at Littelfuse. 'They enable the design of faster switching power electronics in the converters which can then be made more compact at the same output power or pack more power in the same volume.'
The LSIC2SD170Bxx SiC Schottky diodes offer these key benefits:
The LSIC2SD170Bxx SiC Schottky Diodes are available in the TO-247-2L package, in tube, with a minimum order quantity of 450 devices. Sample requests can be placed through authorized Littelfuse distributors worldwide. For a listing of Littelfuse distributors, please visit Littelfuse.com.
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Littelfuse (NASDAQ: LFUS) is an industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world. Across more than 15 countries, and with 12,000 global associates, we partner with customers to design and deliver innovative, reliable solutions. Serving over 100,000 end customers, our products are found in a variety of industrial, transportation and electronics end markets - everywhere, every day. Learn more at Littelfuse.com.