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Schottky diode products increase power system efficiency

Cree Inc. announces Z-Rec 1700-V Junction Barrier Schottky (JBS) diode products. Leveraging silicon carbide’s unique advantages over silicon to virtually eliminate diode switching losses, these diodes are targeted at high-voltage power-conversion applications in motor drive, wind energy, and traction systems.

Initial products in the 1700-V series include 10-A and 25-A JBS diodes in die form, ready for integration into 1700-V power modules ranging from 50 to 600 A. The new 1700-V JBS series can increase the efficiency, reliability, and longevity of power systems while also reducing overall system size, weight, and cost.

For more information, contact Cree Inc., 4600 Silicon Dr., Durham, NC 27703. Phone: (800) 533-2583.

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