FeaturesTypical Applications
  1. Small recovered charge

  2. Soft recovery

  3. Up to 3000V reverse voltage

  4. Capsule type metal-ceramic packages for double sided cooling

  1. Inverse diodes for power transistors, GTO thyristor

  2. AC motor control

  3. Snubber diodes and free-wheeling diodes

  4. UPS

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Overview of Fast Recovery Diodes

Fast Recovery Diodes, also known as Fast Recovery Rectifiers (FRRs), are diodes specifically designed to exhibit rapid recovery characteristics from the reverse biased state to the forward conducting state. This rapid recovery ability enables them to handle high-frequency AC signals efficiently, minimizing power loss and ensuring smooth power conversion. Fast Recovery Diodes are widely used in switching power supplies, pulse transformers, and other high-frequency applications where fast recovery times are crucial. Their fast recovery speed, high efficiency, and reliability make them essential components in modern electronics systems.

The Characteristics of Fast Recovery Diodes

1. Fast recovery characteristics: The main characteristic of fast recovery diodes is that their reverse recovery time is very short, usually below a few hundred nanoseconds (ns), and can even reach several tens of nanoseconds; this means that when the diode switches from a forward conduction state to a reverse cutoff state, it can quickly recover and prepare for the next conduction, reducing switching losses and electromagnetic interference.

2. High voltage resistance and low leakage current: The fast recovery diode can withstand high reverse voltage while having low leakage current under reverse bias; this enables it to operate stably in high-voltage environments and reduce energy loss.

3. High efficiency: Due to the fast recovery characteristics of the fast recovery diode, it generates fewer losses during the switching process, thus having higher efficiency; this helps reduce the entire circuit's energy loss and improve overall efficiency.

4. High current capability: The fast recovery diode can withstand large forward currents and is suitable for high-current application scenarios.

5. Reduced forward voltage: The fast recovery diode has a smaller forward voltage drop, usually around 0.4V, which helps to reduce energy loss during forward conduction.

6. High reliability: The fast recovery diode adopts strict quality control measures in the design and manufacturing process, ensuring its high reliability and stability.

Application of Fast Recovery Diodes

1. Switching power supply: Fast recovery diodes are crucial in switching power supplies, especially high-frequency ones. They are used to convert alternating current into direct current and achieve efficient voltage and current conversion through fast switching actions. The fast recovery characteristics of fast recovery diodes help reduce switching losses and improve power efficiency.


(Switching power supply)

2. Motor drive and control system: In the motor drive and control system, the fast recovery diode is used to achieve fast start, stop, and reverse of the motor; they can quickly respond to control signals, achieve precise control of motors, and improve the dynamic response capability of the system.


(Motor drive and control system)

3. Inverters and frequency converters: Fast recovery diodes play an important role in inverters and frequency converters. Inverters convert direct current into alternating current, while frequency converters adjust the alternating current frequency. The fast recovery diode can quickly switch current direction, achieving efficient conversion and control of electrical energy.


(Inverters and frequency converters)

4. Pulse power system: A fast recovery diode is used to generate high-power pulse signals in a pulse power system. They can quickly respond to trigger signals, generate brief high current or high voltage pulses, and meet the needs of specific applications.


(Pulse power system)

5. Lighting systems: Fast recovery diodes are also widely used in lighting systems, such as LED drivers, gas discharge lamps, etc. They can provide efficient current control and fast switching actions, achieving stable operation and energy-saving effects of lighting systems.


(Lighting systems)

6. Communication and signal processing: Fast recovery diodes are used for high-speed signal detection and modulation in communication and signal processing. They can quickly respond to changes in input signals, achieving accurate detection and demodulation of signals


(Communication and signal processing)

Company Profile

PDDN Photoelectron Technology Co., Ltd.( is one of the leading enterprises in power electronics technology and power products, which is fully involved in developing solar inverters, transformers, voltage regulators, distribution cabinets, thyristors, modules, diodes, heaters, and other electronic devices or semiconductors. We will be committed to providing users with high-quality, efficient products and considerate service.

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Storage Conditions

1) Store in a dry environment at room temperature.

2) Avoid damp and high temperature.

3) Use immediately after opening the inner packing bag.



What are Fast Recovery Diodes?

Re: Fast Recovery Diodes, also known as fast recovery diodes, are semiconductor devices with fast switching capabilities. They can quickly recover from the conduction state to the cutoff state, with a shorter recovery time and lower reverse recovery charge, making them suitable for high-frequency and high-speed switching applications.


What are the main characteristics of Fast Recovery Diodes?

Re: The main characteristics of Fast Recovery Diodes include fast recovery time, low reverse recovery charge, high voltage resistance, low forward voltage drop, and high switching speed. These characteristics make them ideal for high-frequency rectification, high-speed switching circuits, and pulse power applications.


What are the applications of Fast Recovery Diodes?

Re: Fast Recovery Diodes are widely used in various fields, including communication, radar, power electronics, motor control, industrial automation, etc. In these fields, they are used to achieve functions such as fast switching, rectification, and pulse generation to meet the system's high speed, efficiency, and reliability requirements.


How to choose the appropriate Fast Recovery Diodes?

Re: When selecting the appropriate Fast Recovery Diodes, it is necessary to consider parameters such as recovery time, reverse recovery charge, voltage resistance, and forward voltage drop. In addition, it is necessary to choose appropriate packaging forms and heat dissipation methods based on specific application scenarios and requirements to ensure their stability and reliability during high-speed switching.


How to ensure the normal operation of Fast Recovery Diodes?

Re: To ensure the normal operation of Fast Recovery Diodes, it is necessary first to ensure that they operate within the specified voltage and current range. In addition, appropriate heat dissipation measures are also crucial to prevent performance degradation or damage caused by overheating. Meanwhile, regular inspections and maintenance are essential to ensure its long-term stable operation.


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