Does EPC have plans to produce GaN diodes?
We do not currently have plans to release discrete GaN diodes. It should be noted that the current eGaN FETs can be made to act as a diode; there is no physical diode that bypasses the switch in the reverse direction, however, when current is forced from source to drain, the drain voltage falls to the point where it begins to turn the channel on, acting just like a diode. As no minority carriers are present, these devices have no reverse recovery.
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