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Definition of Schottky diode in English:
A solid-state diode having a metal-semiconductor junction, used in fast switching applications.
- The design is based on a multichip module that carries the driver circuitry, power MOSFETs and Schottky diode.
- It also features an integrated Schottky diode, further reducing the number of components required on the printed circuit board.
1960s: named after W. Schottky (see Schottky barrier).
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