The MUR1620CT is designed for optimized performance in terms of forward voltage drop and ultrafast recovery time. It features a planar structure and platinum-doped lifetime control, ensuring excellent overall performance, ruggedness, and reliability.
The diode has an average rectified forward current (IF) of 8A per leg and a peak repetitive reverse voltage (VRRM) of 200V. The forward voltage drop (VF) is typically around 0.975V at 8A and 25°C, and around 0.895V at 8A and 150°C. The reverse leakage current (IR) is typically below 5μA at room temperature and below 250μA at 150°C.
In terms of dynamic recovery characteristics, the MUR1620CT has a reverse recovery time of up to 35ns, depending on the test conditions. The peak recovery current (IRRM) ranges from 1.7A to 4.2A, and the reverse recovery charge (Qrr) ranges from 23nC to 75nC, depending on the temperature.
The diode is housed in a TO-220AB package and has a common cathode configuration. The package is designed to meet UL 94 V-0 flammability rating. The diode is compatible with standard soldering processes.
Features of MUR1620CT Fast Recovery Diode
- Ultrafast recovery time: The MUR1620CT diode has a fast recovery time, allowing for efficient switching and reduced switching losses.
- Low forward voltage drop: The diode exhibits a low forward voltage drop, which helps minimize power losses and improves overall efficiency in circuit applications.
- High operating junction temperature: The MUR1620CT diode is designed to operate at a maximum junction temperature of 175°C, allowing for reliable performance even in demanding conditions.
- Low leakage current: The diode has a low leakage current, ensuring minimal current flows when it is in the off state, leading to improved energy efficiency.
- JEDEC qualified: The MUR1620CT diode is designed and qualified according to JEDEC®-JESD 47 standards, ensuring high quality and reliability.
- Optimized performance: The diode is specifically designed with optimized performance in terms of forward voltage drop and ultrafast recovery time, providing enhanced efficiency and switching characteristics.
- Ruggedness and reliability: The planar structure and platinum-doped lifetime control of the diode contribute to its ruggedness and reliability, making it suitable for various applications.
- Wide range of applications: The MUR1620CT diode is commonly used in output rectification stages of SMPS (Switched-Mode Power Supplies), UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supplies), DC/DC converters, low voltage inverters, and chopper motor drives.
- Reduced switching losses: The diode’s optimized stored charge and low recovery current help minimize switching losses, resulting in improved overall efficiency and reduced dissipation.
- Peak repetitive reverse voltage (VRRM): 200 V
- Average rectified forward current per leg (IF(AV)): 8 A
- Forward voltage drop (VF) at IF = 8 A: 0.895 V (typical), 0.975 V (maximum)
- Maximum junction temperature (TJ): 175°C
- Package: TO-220AB 3L
- Circuit configuration: Common cathode
- Reverse recovery time (trr): See the recovery table in the provided documentation for specific values
- Reverse leakage current (IR): Varies with voltage and temperature conditions, see documentation for specific values
- Junction capacitance (CT): 25 pF (typical)
- Thermal resistance, junction to case per leg (RthJC): 3.0 °C/W (maximum)
- Thermal resistance, junction to ambient per leg (RthJA): 50 °C/W (maximum)
The MUR1620CT diode is commonly used in various applications, including:
- Switch-mode power supplies (SMPS): The diode is suitable for use in the output rectification stage of SMPS, where it helps convert AC power to DC power efficiently.
- Uninterruptible power supplies (UPS): In UPS systems, the diode can be employed for rectification and voltage regulation to ensure a stable power supply during power outages.
- DC/DC converters: The diode is used in DC/DC converters to convert one DC voltage level to another efficiently.
- Low voltage inverters: In low voltage inverters, the diode serves as a freewheeling diode, providing a path for current flow and minimizing voltage spikes during switching.
- Chopper motor drives: The diode is utilized in chopper motor drive circuits to control the direction and speed of motor rotation.
The MUR1620CT diode offers fast recovery time and low forward voltage drop, making it suitable for applications where high-speed switching and low power loss are crucial. Its optimized performance and reliability characteristics make it a popular choice in power electronic circuits.
FAQs and Answers
Q: What is the operating junction temperature of the MUR1620CT diode?
A: The MUR1620CT diode is designed to operate at a maximum junction temperature of 175°C.
Q: What is the typical forward voltage drop of the MUR1620CT diode?
A: The forward voltage drop of the MUR1620CT diode depends on the forward current. At a forward current of 8A, the typical forward voltage drop is 0.895V.
Q: What is the reverse recovery time of the MUR1620CT diode?
A: The reverse recovery time of the MUR1620CT diode varies depending on the operating conditions. At a forward current of 1.0A and a diode current change rate of 50A/μs, the typical reverse recovery time is 35ns.
Q: What is the maximum peak repetitive reverse voltage of the MUR1620CT diode?
A: The MUR1620CT diode can withstand a maximum peak repetitive reverse voltage of 200V.
Q: Can the MUR1620CT diode handle high surge currents?
A: Yes, the MUR1620CT diode can handle high surge currents. It has a non-repetitive peak surge current rating of 100A.
Q: What is the thermal resistance of the MUR1620CT diode?
A: The thermal resistance of the MUR1620CT diode is specified as the junction-to-case thermal resistance per leg, with a maximum value of 3.0°C/W.
Q: What is the recommended mounting torque for the MUR1620CT diode?
A: The recommended mounting torque for the MUR1620CT diode is 6.0 kgf·cm (or 5.0 lbf·in).
Q: What is the weight of the MUR1620CT diode?
A: The weight of the MUR1620CT diode is approximately 2.0 grams.