rectifiers have been used for over 25 years in the power supply
industry. It carries advantages such as very low forward voltage
drop and switching speeds that approach zero time. This makes them
ideal for output stages of switching power supplies. They are also
used in very high frequency applications including very low power
recovery time of Schottky diodes are extremely fast with soft recovery
characteristics. These properties can can eliminate the need for
snubber circuits in many applications that may otherwise be required
with fast or ultrafast rectifiers displaying abrupt recovery characteristics.
These features make schottky rectifiers a very attractive choice
for low parasitic switching losses.