|[December 06, 2012]
IXYS Introduces 800V Half Bridge Rectifier in a Very Small SMD Package
BIEL, Switzerland --(Business Wire)--
IXYS Corporation (NASDAQ: IXYS), a leader in power semiconductors and
integrated circuit technologies for power management, announced today
the availability of a new diode phase-leg in a DPak housing (TO-252) for
high efficiency AC to DC rectification application with proven
ruggedness and high surge current capabilities.
"Our proven rectifier integration technology enables us to create this
800V phase-leg in a small SMD DPak with 60A of surge current rating at
175C. This DPak as a phase-leg, is a standard building block in power
supplies, UPSs and inverters to create single phase, three phase or
other multiphase rectifying bridges. For example, it enables designers
of a 1kW electronic inverter to develop a very compact and competitive
SMD rectification circuit with low profile, with full flexibility with
standard PCB manufacturing processes," commented Jeroen van Zeeland,
Head of Marketing of IXYS Semiconductor, GmbH in Germany.
The DLA5P800UC is an example of such standard rectifier with an average
forward current of 5 Amperes and a Voltage of 800V. The maximum forward
surge current is specified on 76 Amperes. This product family will be
expanded nd will have a Voltage range up to 1200 Volts in the near
IXYS targets to reduce the energy consumption and to contribute to the
inverterization of electrical motor drives. The Micro Inverter Segment
in the Industrial and Renewable Markets is demanding power semiconductor
solutions which supply more productivity. The DLA5P800UC shows the
needed design simplifications.
The delivery form is in Tape and Reel. The Tape and Reel option enables
automated Pick and Place mounting of these Surface Mountable Device
(SMD) Rectifier Bridge.
More product information is available on the IXYS website http://ixapps.ixys.com/DataSheet/DLA5P800UC.pdf
or contact your nearest IXYS sales office.
About IXYS Corporation
Since its founding, IXYS Corporation has been developing power
semiconductors and mixed signal ICs to improve power conversion
efficiency, generate solar and wind power and provide efficient motor
control for industrial applications. IXYS and its subsidiary companies
offer a diversified product base that addresses worldwide needs for
power control in the growing cleantech industries, renewable energy
markets, telecommunications, medical devices, transportation
applications, flexible displays and RF power.
Safe Harbor Statement
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of historical fact, including the benefits, savings, efficiency,
performance, features and suitability of products for various
applications, may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. There are
a number of important factors that could cause the results of IXYS to
differ materially from those indicated by these forward-looking
statements, including, among others, risks detailed from time to time in
the Company's SEC (News - Alert) reports, including its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended
September 30, 2012. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly
release the results of any revisions to these forward-looking statements.
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