Over current protection

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Over current protection

Postby pasedrf » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:18 am

How to provide Over current protection in a power supply?Why schottky diodes are used in reverse voltage protection section? Why the rectifier diodes are not used in those places?
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Re: Over current protection

Postby Ramon » Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:13 am

pasedrf wrote:Why schottky diodes are used in reverse voltage protection section? Why the rectifier diodes are not used in those places?


Schottky diodes are used for that protection because of the quick switching time. Rectifier diodes are way to slow for protecting sensitive circuits.
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