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[April 03, 2014]
NXP Launches New 300 W TVS Diodes in a Leadless 2-mm x 2-mm Package
(PR Web Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Eindhoven, Netherlands and Hamburg, Germany (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI), today announced a new series of six transient voltage suppressor (TVS) diodes housed in the small, leadless plastic package DFN2020-3 (2 x 2 mm) with a height of only 0.62 mm. The new PTVSxU1UPA product series offers a 300 W peak pulse power rating (10/1000µs) and reverse stand-off voltages from 7.5 to 26 V.
The new AEC-Q101 qualified PTVSxU1UPA series is ideally suited to protect voltage-sensitive components against transient voltage in various applications, such as the charger port in mobile devices.
Surge pulses from the power supply, for example via a car charger, are a severe threat for the charger port VBUS line of smart phones and other portables. Standard ESD protection devices are no longer sufficient to protect application circuits from damage, and as a result, devices with higher surge robustness are required.
The low leakage current of only 1 nA reduces the power consumption and helps extending the battery lifetime. Housed in a small leadless DFN2020 package it is ideally suited to products such as mobile phones and notebooks where space is a constraint.
"Mobile devices, such as smartphones, e-readers, tablets and even wearable technology is decreasing in size and there is strong demand for space-saving solutions. This new TVS series addresses the increasing requirements for higher surge robustness for charger ports. With its very small and leadless DFN2020-3 package, it is ideally suited for these mobile devices." says Henning Riedel, product marketing manager, NXP Semiconductors.
This discrete solution offers superior electrical performance, a higher PCB design flexibility and easier routing than the array of integrated solutions currently available.
Availability The new 300W-TVS diodes are available immediately in high-volume production, including product types PTVS7V5U1UPA, PTVS10VU1UPA, PTVS12VU1UPA, PTVS15VU1UPA, PTVS18VU1UPA, and PTVS26VU1UPA.
Links • NXP's 300-W TVS Diodes product series page:
• NXP's 300-W TVS Diodes datasheet download:
• Package information on DFN2020-3 (SOT1061):
About NXP Semiconductors NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) creates solutions that enable secure connections for a smarter world. Building on its expertise in High Performance Mixed Signal electronics, NXP is driving innovation in the automotive, identification and mobile industries, and in application areas including wireless infrastructure, lighting, healthcare, industrial, consumer tech and computing. NXP has operations in more than 25 countries, and posted revenue of $4.82 billion in 2013. Find out more at
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