EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--International Rectifier, IR® (NYSE:IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today announced the introduction of the AUIRF8736M2 DirectFET®2 power MOSFET for heavy load automotive applications including electric power steering, braking systems and pumps that require superior power density in a compact footprint.
“Combining the performance of the COOLiRFET™ silicon with the DirectFET®2 package, the AUIRF8736M2 delivers a 40% Rds(on) improvement in the same footprint, or equivalent performance to a Large Can device in a 50% smaller package reducing overall system size and cost for automotive applications”
Leveraging IR’s benchmark COOLiRFET™ silicon technology, the 40V AUIRF8736M2 offers a 40% improvement in on-state resistance (Rds(on)) compared to previous generation devices to help minimize conduction losses. The dual-side cooling Medium Can DirectFET®2 power package delivers excellent thermal performance and low parasitic inductance.
“Combining the performance of the COOLiRFET™ silicon with the DirectFET®2 package, the AUIRF8736M2 delivers a 40% Rds(on) improvement in the same footprint, or equivalent performance to a Large Can device in a 50% smaller package reducing overall system size and cost for automotive applications,” said Jifeng Qin, Product Manager, Automotive MOSFETs, IR’s Automotive Products Business Unit.
The device is qualified according to AEC-Q101 standards, features an environmentally-friendly 100% lead-free package and RoHS compliant bill of materials, and is part of IR’s automotive quality initiative targeting zero defects.
More information is available on the International Rectifier website at http://www.irf.com/whats-new/nr131010.html
Availability and Pricing
Pricing begins at US $0.82 each for the AUIRF8736M2 in 10,000-unit quantities. Production orders are available immediately. Prices are subject to change.
About International Rectifier
International Rectifier (NYSE:IRF) is a world leader in power management technology. IR’s analog and mixed signal ICs, advanced circuit devices, integrated power systems and components enable high performance computing and reduce energy waste from motors, the world’s single largest consumer of electricity. Leading manufacturers of computers, energy efficient appliances, lighting, automobiles, satellites, aircraft and defense systems rely on IR’s power management benchmarks to power their next generation products. For more information, go to www.irf.com.
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