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FeaturesTypical Applications
  1. Low forward voltage drop

  2. Reverse voltage up to 3800 V

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

  1. All purpose high power rectifier diodes

  2. High power resistance welding equipment

  3. Non-controllable and half-controllable rectifiers

  4. Snubber diodes

Overview of Rectifier Diodes

Rectifier diodes, or rectifier tubes, are semiconductors primarily used to convert alternating (AC) into direct (DC). These diodes have a unique property that allows them to conduct current in only one direction, effectively rectifying the AC signal. Rectifier diodes are widely used in power supplies, battery chargers, and other electronic circuits requiring DC power. They offer efficient power conversion, high reliability, and long service life, making them a crucial component in various electronic systems.

The Characteristics of Rectifier Diodes

1. Unidirectional conductivity: Rectifier diodes have obvious unidirectional conductivity, which only allows current to flow in one direction. When a forward voltage is applied to the rectifier diode, it can conduct electricity; When a reverse voltage is applied, it does not.

2. High voltage resistance: The rectifier diode can withstand high reverse voltage, which enables it to operate stably in high-voltage environments.

3. High efficiency: Rectifier diodes have high efficiency in converting alternating current to direct current, effectively reducing energy loss.

4. Fast recovery feature: When the rectifier diode switches from the on to the off state, it can quickly recover and prepare for the next conduction; this makes the rectifier diode suitable for high-frequency applications.

5. Stability: Rectifier diodes have high stability during operation and are not easily affected by environmental factors such as temperature and humidity.

Application of Rectifier Diodes

1. Power supply and rectification: The rectifier diode is the core component in the power supply, used to convert alternating current (AC) into direct current (DC). In a power rectifier circuit, the diode cuts off the negative half cycle of AC power. It only allows the positive half cycle to pass, obtaining pulsating DC power. The pulsating DC level can be slid into a smooth DC by further cooperating with the filtering circuit.


(Power supply and rectification)

2. Power adapter: In a power adapter, a rectifier diode is used to convert mains power (usually AC) into DC power, providing the required DC power for electronic devices such as laptops, mobile phone chargers, etc.


(Power adapter)

3. Motor drive and control: In some motor drive and control systems, rectifier diodes are used to convert AC power into DC power to drive DC motors or control the speed and direction of the motors.


(Motor drive and control)

4. Signal processing and communication: In communication systems and signal processing circuits, rectifier diodes can be used for signal rectification and detection. For example, in an amplitude modulation (AM) radio receiver, a rectifier diode is used to detect the envelope of the amplitude modulation signal, thereby restoring the original audio signal.


(Signal processing and communication)

5. Battery charging system: In a battery charging system, rectifier diodes convert AC power into DC power, providing a constant charging current for the battery; this helps to protect the battery and extend its lifespan.


(Battery charging system)

6. Other electronic devices: Rectifier diodes are also widely used in other electronic devices, such as electrolytic power supplies, electroplating equipment, lighting equipment, electronic instruments, etc.


(Other electronic devices)

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.

It accepts payment via Credit Card, T/T, West Union, and Paypal. PDDN will ship the goods to customers overseas through FedEx, DHL, by sea, or by air. If you want high-quality electronic devices or semiconductor products, please send us inquiries; we will be here to help you.


Payment Methods

L/C, T/T, Western Union, Paypal, Credit Card etc.


By sea, by air, by express, as customers request.

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 is Rectifier Diodes?

Re: Rectifier Diodes, also known as rectifier diodes, are a special type of semiconductor device. Its main function is to convert alternating current (AC) into direct current (DC), allowing current to flow only in one direction, thereby achieving rectification.


What is the working principle of Rectifier Diodes?

Re: The working principle of Rectifier Diodes is based on the PN junction characteristics of semiconductor materials. When a forward voltage is applied, the PN junction conducts, allowing current to pass through; When a reverse voltage is applied, the PN junction is cut off, and the current is almost impossible to pass through. Rectifier Diodes can suppress the negative half cycle in AC power and output unidirectional DC power.


What are the types of Rectifier Diodes?

Re: Rectifier diodes can be classified into various types based on their structure and materials, such as silicon rectifier diodes, germanium rectifier diodes, Schottky rectifier diodes, etc. Different types of rectifying diodes have different performance and application characteristics, suitable for different rectifying scenarios.


How to choose the appropriate Rectifier Diodes?

Re: Choosing the appropriate Rectifier Diodes requires considering its rated voltage, rated current, reverse voltage withstand, forward voltage drop, and other parameters. In addition, it is necessary to select the appropriate type and packaging form of rectifier diodes based on the specific requirements of the rectifier circuit to ensure the rectification effect and circuit stability.


How to use and maintain Rectifier Diodes correctly?

Re: When using Rectifier Diodes, ensure their operating voltage and current do not exceed their rated values. Pay attention to heat dissipation to avoid performance degradation or damage caused by overheating. In addition, regular inspections of the performance and appearance of rectifier diodes and timely replacement of damaged components are also important measures to ensure the normal operation of rectifier circuits.

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