The advantage of Schottky diode some of below
- It has a very low cut-in voltage of about 0.3 V.
- Schottky diode has very low switching time.
- Schottky diode has very low power consumption.
- it has a very rapid response to a change in bias.
- The Schottky diode is closer to the ideal diode.
- Schottky diode has negligible storage time.
The disadvantages of Schottky diode are give below,
- Schottky diode is more expensive.
The application of Schottky diode some of below
- Schottky diode is used as a fast switching device in digital computers.
- It can be used in clamping and clipping circuit.
- The Schottky diode is used in AC to DC (ADC) converters.
- It is used in mixer and detectors.
- The Schottky diode is used in RADAR system.
- It is used in switch mode power supply.
- Schottky diodes are used as general-purpose rectifier.
- It is used to detect signals.
- It is used in logic circuit.