PIN Diodes

PIN diodes are type of diode (a device that transmits current primarily in one direction) with a wide area of pure semiconductor material in the middle. This area allows the PIN diode to store large amounts of charge. Unlike zener diodes, which generate low power to protect circuits from over-voltage, PIN diodes are specifically designed for use with in high-frequency or high-voltage applications.


How do PIN diodes work?

A PIN diode works using what is known as high-level injection: it will only start to conduct current once the central area of pure semiconductor material reaches a certain level of charge. Because this creates an electrical field that extends deep into the area, it speeds up the transport of charge carriers from one end of the diode to the other. This in turn speeds up the diode's performances.


Applications for PIN diodes

PIN diodes are often used in RF protection circuits, attenuators, fast switches, photo detectors and high-voltage electronics applications. 


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Description Price Diode Configuration Application Number of Elements per Chip Maximum Forward Current Maximum Reverse Voltage Typical Carrier Life Time Maximum Forward Voltage Mounting Type Package Type Pin Count Maximum Diode Capacitance Maximum Series Resistance @ Maximum IF Dimensions Height
RS Stock No. 626-1728
Mfr. Part No.BAP64-02,115
BrandNXP
$0.153
Each (In a Pack of 20)
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Single Attenuator, Switch 1 100mA 175V 1.55µs 1.1V Surface Mount SOD-523 2 0.35pF 1.35 Ω @ 100 mA 1.25 x 0.85 x 0.65mm 0.65mm
RS Stock No. 166-0529
Mfr. Part No.BAP64-06W,115
BrandNXP
$0.25
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
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Common Anode Attenuator, Switch 2 100mA 100V 1.55µs 1.1V Surface Mount UMT 3 0.35pF 1.35 Ω@ 100 mA 2.2 x 1.35 x 1mm 1mm
RS Stock No. 165-5806
Mfr. Part No.BAR6303WE6327HTSA1
BrandInfineon
$0.061
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
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Single High Speed Switching 1 100mA 50V 75ns 1.2V Surface Mount SOD-323 2 0.3pF 2 Ω@ 5 mA 1.7 x 1.25 x 0.9mm 0.9mm
RS Stock No. 752-7795
Mfr. Part No.BAR6403WE6327HTSA1
BrandInfineon
$0.464
Each (In a Pack of 25)
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Single - 1 100mA 150V 1550ns 1.1V Surface Mount SOD-323 2 0.35pF 1.35 Ω@ 100 mA 1.7 x 1.25 x 0.9mm 0.9mm
RS Stock No. 626-1778
Mfr. Part No.BAP64-06W,115
BrandNXP
$0.187
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Common Anode Attenuator, Switch 2 100mA 100V 1.55µs 1.1V Surface Mount UMT 3 0.35pF 1.35 Ω@ 100 mA 2.2 x 1.35 x 1mm 1mm
RS Stock No. 166-0398
Mfr. Part No.BAP70-03,115
BrandNXP
$0.195
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
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Single Attenuator 1 100mA 50V 1.25µs 1.1V Surface Mount UMD 3 0.25pF 1.9 Ω@ 100 mA 1.8 x 1.35 x 1.05mm 1.05mm
RS Stock No. 826-9121
Mfr. Part No.BAR66E6327HTSA1
BrandInfineon
$0.537
Each (In a Pack of 25)
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Series Surge Protection Device 2 200mA 150V 0.7µs 1.2V Surface Mount SOT-23 3 0.9pF 1.8 Ω@ 5 mA 2.9 x 1.3 x 0.9mm 0.9mm
RS Stock No. 166-0551
Mfr. Part No.BAP50-04W,115
BrandNXP
$0.177
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
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Series - 2 50mA 50V 1.05µs 1.1V Surface Mount UMT 3 0.5pF 5 Ω@ 10 mA 2.2 x 1.35 x 1mm 1mm
RS Stock No. 180-8212
Mfr. Part No.BPW34S
BrandVishay
$1.529
Each (In a Tube of 45)
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RS Stock No. 166-0557
Mfr. Part No.BAP64-06,215
BrandNXP
$0.215
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
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Common Anode Attenuator, Switch 2 100mA 175V 1.55µs 1.1V Surface Mount SOT-23 (TO-236AB) 3 0.35pF 1.35 Ω@ 100 mA 3 x 1.4 x 1mm 1mm
RS Stock No. 166-0531
Mfr. Part No.BAP65-05W,115
BrandNXP
$0.25
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
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Common Cathode Attenuator, Switch 2 100mA 30V 0.17µs 1.1V Surface Mount UMT 3 0.8pF 0.9 Ω@ 10 mA 2.2 x 1.35 x 1mm 1mm
RS Stock No. 380-1143
Mfr. Part No.BAP64-03,115
BrandNXP
$0.418
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Single Attenuator, Switch 1 100mA 175V 1.55µs 1.1V Surface Mount UMD 2 0.35pF 1.35 Ω@ 100 mA 1.8 x 1.35 x 1.05mm 1.05mm
RS Stock No. 826-9248
Mfr. Part No.BAR6502VH6327XTSA1
BrandInfineon
$0.138
Each (In a Pack of 200)
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Single Band Switching 1 100mA 30V 80ns 1V Surface Mount SC-79 2 0.9pF 0.95 Ω@ 5 mA 1.2 x 0.8 x 0.55mm 0.55mm
RS Stock No. 626-1790
Mfr. Part No.BAP65-05W,115
BrandNXP
$0.225
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Common Cathode Attenuator, Switch 2 100mA 30V 0.17µs 1.1V Surface Mount UMT 3 0.8pF 0.9 Ω@ 10 mA 2.2 x 1.35 x 1mm 1mm
RS Stock No. 626-1548
Mfr. Part No.BAP50-02,115
BrandNXP
$0.086
Each (In a Pack of 20)
units
Single - 1 50mA 50V 1.05µs 1.1V Surface Mount SOD-523 2 0.35pF 5 Ω @ 10 mA 1.25 x 0.85 x 0.65mm 0.65mm
RS Stock No. 752-6278
Mfr. Part No.RN142ZS12ATE61
BrandROHM
$11.418
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Isolated - 6 50mA 30V - 1V Surface Mount HMD 12 0.45pF 1.5 Ω@ 10 mA 2.4 x 0.8 x 0.3mm 2.4mm
RS Stock No. 626-1734
Mfr. Part No.BAP64-04W,115
BrandNXP
$0.524
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Series Attenuator, Switch 2 100mA 100V 1.55µs 1.1V Surface Mount UMT 3 0.35pF 1.35 Ω@ 100 mA 2.2 x 1.35 x 1mm 1mm
RS Stock No. 133-3285
Mfr. Part No.RN141STE61
BrandROHM
$0.495
Each (In a Pack of 50)
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Single High Frequency Switching 1 100mA 50V - 1V Surface Mount SOD-523 2 0.8pF 2 Ω @ 3 mA 1.25 x 0.85 x 0.7mm 0.7mm
RS Stock No. 146-0349
Mfr. Part No.BAP50-03,115
BrandNXP
$0.086
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
Single - 1 50mA 50V - 1.1V Surface Mount UMD 2 0.35pF 5 Ω@ 10 mA 1.8 x 1.35 x 1.05mm 1.05mm
RS Stock No. 166-0528
Mfr. Part No.BAP64-05W,115
BrandNXP
$0.209
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
Common Cathode Attenuator, Switch 2 100mA 100V 1.55µs 1.1V Surface Mount UMT 3 0.35pF 1.35 Ω@ 100 mA 2.2 x 1.35 x 1mm 1mm
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