IEC 60747-2:2016 provides standards for the following categories or sub-categories of rectifier diodes, including:
- line rectifier diodes;
- avalanche rectifier diodes;
- fast-switching rectifier diodes;
- Schottky barrier diodes.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) Schottky barrier diodes and its properties are added;
b) Clauses 3, 4, 5 and 7 were amended with some deletions of information no longer in use or already included in other parts of the IEC 60747 series, and with some necessary additions;
c) Clause 6 was moved and added to Clause 7 of this third edition;
d) some parts of Clause 7 were moved and added to Clause 7 of this third edition;
e) Annex A was deleted.
This publication is to be read in conjunction with IEC 60747-1:2006