Definition of Schottky diode in English:

Schottky diode

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  • A solid-state diode having a metal-semiconductor junction, used in fast switching applications.
    More example sentences
    • 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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