IR Extends Packaging Portfolio with the Introduction of an Ultra-Compact PQFN2x2 Power MOSFET for Low Power Applications

Date
06/11/2011

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International Rectifier, IR (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today announced the extension of its packaging portfolio with the introduction of a PQFN 2mm x 2mm package featuring IR's latest HEXFET® MOSFET silicon that delivers an ultra-compact, high density and efficient solution for a wide variety of lower power applications including smart phones, tablet PCs, camcorders, digital still cameras, and notebook PC, server and network communications equipment. Featuring a footprint of just 4mm2, the new PQFN2x2 devices, which are available in 20 V, 25 V and 30 V with standard or logic level gate drive, utilize IR's latest low voltage N-Channel and P-Channel silicon technologies to offer very low on-resistance (RDS(on)), and high power density in line with a PQFN3.3x3.3 or PQFN5x6 package. "IR's new PQFN2x2 devices further expand IR's broad portfolio of power MOSFETs and fulfill our customers' requirements to further miniaturize package size while incorporating benchmark silicon. Offering ultra-compact size and high density, these new devices are ideally suited to applications featuring a high digital content," said Stéphane Ernoux, director, IR's Power Management Devices Business Unit. The PQFN2x2 family includes P-Channel devices optimized for use in the high-side of load switches, providing a simpler drive solution. Featuring a low profile of less than 1 mm, the devices are compatible with existing Surface Mount Techniques, feature industry-standard footprint and are RoHS compliant. Datasheets and a MOSFET product selection tool are available on the International Rectifier website (below). Availability and Pricing Pricing for the IRFH6342 begins at US $0.33 each in 1,000-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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