Various configurations of Schottky barriers diodes in SOT-23 packages are provided for general-purpose use in high-speed switching, mixers and detector applications. They may also be used for signal terminations at the board level. This helps maintain signal integrity and counteract the transmission-line effects with (PC) board traces by clamping over/and undershoot from signal reflections with the schottky-low-threshold voltages. This type of termination also does not depend on matching the transmission line characteristic impedance, making it particularly useful where line impedance is unknown or a variable. This method of termination can control distortions of clock, data, address, and control lines as well as provides a stabilizing effect on signal jitter. It can also significantly reduce power consumption compared to standard resistor- based termination methods.
· Protects from line to VCC and line to ground
· Clamps within one forward diode threshold voltage
· Low forward voltage and reverse recovery characteristics
· Bidirectional-low-forward available with “-04” suffix (Figure 2)
· SOT-23 Surface Mount packaging for small foot print
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