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RG3A THRU  RG3M

GLASS PASSIVATED FAST SWITCHING RECTIFIER

Reverse Voltage - 50 to 1000 Volts    Forward Current - 3.0 Amperes

FEATURES

High temperature metallurgically bonded

construction

♦ 

Glass passivated cavity-free junction 

♦ 

Hermetically sealed package

♦ 

3.0 Ampere operation

at T

A

=55°C with 

no thermal runaway

♦ 

Typical I

R

less than 0.1

µ

A

♦ 

Capable of meeting environmental standards of 

MIL-S-19500

♦ 

Fast switching for high efficiency

♦ 

High temperature soldering guaranteed:

350°C/10 seconds, 0.375" (9.5mm) lead length, 

5 lbs. (2.3kg) tension

MECHANICAL DATA

Case:Solid glass body

Terminals: Solder plated axial leads, solderable per

MIL-STD-750, Method 2026

Polarity: Color band denotes cathode end

Mounting Position: Any

Weight: 0.04 ounce, 1.1 grams

MAXIMUM RATINGS AND ELECTRICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Ratings at 25°C ambient temperature unless otherwise specified.

SYMBOLS RG3A

RG3B

RG3D

RG3G

RG3J

RG3K

RG3M

UNITS

Maximum repetitive peak reverse voltage

V

RRM

50

100

220

400

600

800

1000

Volts

Maximum RMS voltage

V

RMS

35

70

140

280

420

560

700

Volts

Maximum DC blocking voltage

V

DC

50

100

200

400

600

800

1000

Volts

Maximum average forward rectified current

0.375" (9.5mm) lead length at T

A

=55°C

I

(AV)

3.0

Amps

Peak forward surge current

8.3ms single half sine-wave superimposed

on rated load (JEDEC Method)

I

FSM

100.0

Amps

Maximum instantaneous forward voltage at 3.0A

V

F

1.3

Volts

Maximum average reverse current

T

A

=25°C

2.0

at rated peak reverse voltage

T

A

=100°C

I

R(AV)

100.0

µ

A

Maximum DC reverse current 

at rated DC blocking voltage

I

R

5.0

µ

A

Maximum reverse recovery time 

(NOTE 1)

t

rr

150

250

400

500

ns

Typical junction capacitance 

(NOTE 2)

C

J

40.0

pF

Typical thermal resistance 

(NOTE 3)

R

Θ

JA

22.0

°C/W

Operating junction and storage temperature range

T

J

, T

STG

-65 to +175

°C

NOTES:

(1) Reverse recovery test conditions: I

F

=0.5A, I

R

=1.0A, I

r

=0.25A

(2) Measured at 1.0 MH

Z

and applied reverse voltage of 4.0 Volts

(3) Thermal resistance from junction to ambient at 0.375" (9.5mm) lead length, with both leads attached to heat sink

4/98

Dimensions in inches and (millimeters)

*

Brazed-lead assembly is covered by Patent No. 3,930,306

P

A

TENTED*

0.250 (6.3)

0.170 (4.3)

0.052 (1.32)

0.048 (1.22) 

 

DIA.

DIA.

1.0 (25.4)

     MIN

MAX.

 0.300 (7.6)

1.0 (25.4)

     MIN

Case Style G3

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0

25

50

75

100

125

150

175

0

1.0

2.0

3.0

4.0

0.2

0.4

0.6

0.8

1.0

1.2

1.4

1.6

0.01

0.1

1

10

30

100

200

10

1

10

100

10

100

1

10

100

0

20

40

60

80

100

0.01

0.1

1

10

20

RATINGS AND CHARACTERISTIC CURVES RG3A AND RG3M

FIG. 1 - FORWARD CURRENT DERATING CURVE

FIG. 5 - TYPICAL JUNCTION CAPACITANCE

FIG. 4 - TYPICAL REVERSE

CHARACTERISTICS

RESISTIVE OR

INDUCTIVE LOAD

T

J

=25

°

C

T

J

=75

°

C

T

J

=100

°

C

T

J

=125

°

C

AMBIENT TEMPERATURE, 

°

C

NUMBER OF CYCLES AT 60 H

Z

REVERSE VOLTAGE, VOLTS

AVERAGE FORWARD RECTIFIED CURRENT,

AMPERES

FIG. 2 - MAXIMUM NON-REPETITIVE PEAK

FORWARD SURGE CURRENT

INSTANTANEOUS REVERSE CURRENT,

MICROAMPERES

INSTANTANEOUS FORWARD VOLTAGE,

VOLTS

FIG.3 - TYPICAL INSTANTANEOUS

FORWARD CHARACTERISTICS

PERCENTAGE OF RATED PEAK REVERSE 

VOLTAGE, %

PEAK FORWARD SURGE CURRENT, 

AMPERES

JUNCTION 

CAPACITANCE, pF

INSTANTANEOUS FORWARD CURRENT,

AMPERES

T

J

=T

max.

8.3ms SINGLE HALF

SINE-WAVE (JEDEC Method)

T

J

=150

°

C

T

J

=25

°

C

PULSE WIDTH = 300

µ

s

1% DUTY CYCLE

0.375" (9.5mm) LEAD LENGTH

T

J

=25

°

C

f=1.0 MHz

Vsig=50mVp-p