The BAW56 is a dual common cathode switching diode in a small SOT-23 surface-mount package.
Part Number: BAW56
Marking : JD
Function: 70V, 250mA, Small Signal Switching Diode, Dual
Manufacturer: Vishay Semiconductors
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What is BAW56?
The BAW56 is a dual common cathode switching diode that is commonly used in a variety of applications. It features two diodes connected in a common cathode configuration, allowing it to be used for switching, blocking, and clamping circuits.
It has two diodes connected in a common cathode configuration, making it useful in various applications like switching, blocking, and clamping circuits.
This is Small Signal Switching Diode.
• Silicon epitaxial planar diode
• Fast switching dual diode with common anode
• AEC-Q101 qualified
• Base P/N-E3 – RoHS-compliant, commercial grade
• Base P/N-HE3 – RoHS-compliant, AEC-Q101 qualified
Advantages and disadvantages of using
1. High switching speed makes it useful in high-frequency applications
2. Low capacitance and leakage current make it suitable for low-power applications
3. Small surface-mount package saves space and enables automated assembly
4. Dual diode configuration saves board space and simplifies circuit design
1. Maximum forward current of 250 mA limits its use in high-power applications
2. Maximum reverse voltage of 70 V may not be sufficient for certain applications
3. Low capacitance may limit its use in applications that require higher capacitance values
Mechanical Data :
1. Case : SOT-23 Type
2. Weight : approx. 8.8mg
1. Switching circuits
2. Blocking circuits
3. Clamping circuits
4. High-frequency applications
5. Low-power applications
6. Signal processing circuits
BAW56 Datasheet PDF Download
Other data sheets are available within the file:
BAW56E308, BAW56E3-18, BAW56HE3-08, BAW56HE3-18