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Phoenix, AZ - May 19, 2000 - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN) today unveiled its latest high current SWITCHMODE Schottky Rectifier in the POWERTAP II package. Referred to as the MBRP40030CTL, this 400A, 30V rectifier is housed in a rugged package increasing reliability and improving thermal and mechanical characteristics over traditional power rectifiers. This device is equipped to handle high current enabling replacement of eight discrete devices.

This new rectifier offers low forward voltage drop (VF), minimizing power loss while reducing operating costs. The POWERTAP II employs the Schottky Barrier principle with a platinum barrier metal that produces optimal trade-off between forward voltage drop and reverse leakage (Ir). With its low VF of .41volts at 200A per leg, the rectifier minimizes system loss, resulting in higher efficiency. Furthermore, with its dual diode construction, this rectifier may be paralleled for even higher current output, allowing enhanced current sharing.

"Highly integrated circuits are the result of ON Semiconductor's commitment to develop and deliver market-driven solutions for the industrial controls market segment," noted Collette Hunt, vice president and general manager for ON Semiconductor's Discrete Products Business. "The development of the MBRP40030CTL POWERTAP II, SWITCHMODE Rectifier exemplifies our willingness and flexibility to enhance our product portfolio with products that meet the unique needs of our customers."

The high temperature rating of 150:C allows designers to use smaller heat sinks, also resulting in cost and space savings. The MBRP40030CTL is well suited for ORing, or isolation diode applications, between redundant power supplies. Other features include guaranteed reverse avalanche energy capability and overall improved mechanical ratings. All external surfaces of this rectifier are corrosion resistant. It can also be used in industrial controls design applications. Designers will benefit from the improved efficiency this highly integrated device affords them.

Samples and production quantities are currently available. The manufacturers suggested retail price for the MBRP40030CTL is $35.00 per piece. Additional technical information on this product can be located at https://onsemi.com/pub/mbrp40030ctl.

About ON Semiconductor

ON Semiconductor, formerly a division of Motorola, is one of the world's largest suppliers of analog, standard logic, and discrete semiconductors for data and power management. ON Semiconductor's products include integrated circuits for high-bandwidth data applications, analog ICs for power management and low-voltage power transistors. In addition to using micropackaging technology across all product families, ON Semiconductor offers the largest selection of discrete semiconductors in a variety of surface mount and standard packages. These semiconductors turn on and connect digital electronic products to our world. ON Semiconductor is the trade name of SCG Holding Corporation's affiliate, Semiconductor Components Industries, LLC.

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Paul Loughran
Public Relations Manager
ON Semiconductor
602-244-4195
Linda Capcara
Group Manager
Brodeur Worldwide
602-954-0044

About onsemi

onsemi (Nasdaq: ON) is driving disruptive innovations to help build a better future. With a focus on automotive and industrial end-markets, the company is accelerating change in megatrends such as vehicle electrification and safety, sustainable energy grids, industrial automation, and 5G and cloud infrastructure. With a highly differentiated and innovative product portfolio, onsemi creates intelligent power and sensing technologies that solve the world’s most complex challenges and leads the way in creating a safer, cleaner, and smarter world.

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