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Toshiba Expands Family of Ultra-Efficient, High-Speed, Low-Voltage MOSFETs with new 60V and 120V Devices

IRVINE, Calif., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., (TAEC)*, a committed leader that collaborates with technology companies to create breakthrough designs, today announced that it has expanded its family of low-voltage, high-speed MOSFETs with new, ultra-efficient 60V and 120V devices that will save space and reduce losses in secondary synchronous rectification designs.

Targeted at switch mode power supplies in applications such as AC/DC adapters, industrial systems, telecom equipment and servers, the 16 new trench MOSFET devices are based on Toshiba's eighth generation U-MOS VIII-H process. This process delivers significant improvements in trade-off characteristics between low on-resistance (R(DS(ON))) and low input capacitance (C(iss)) and improves switching speeds and minimizes radiated noise.

Available in either TO-220 or TO-220SIS 'smart isolation' package formats, the new product line consists of eight 60V MOSFETs and eight 120V MOSFETs. By offering lower R(DS(ON)) * C(iss) 'figures of merit', compared to previous generations of devices, the new MOSFETs operate with lower conduction and drive losses and deliver significant efficiency increases.

Among the new MOSFETs are the TK100E06N1 (TO-220) and TK100A06N1 (TO-220SIS) 60V devices with typical on-resistance ratings (@ V(GS) = 10V) as low as just 1.9m Omega and 2.2m Omega, respectively. The 120V series includes TK56E12N1 (TO-220) and TK56A12N1 (TO-220SIS) devices with respective typical on-resistances of 6.1m Omega and 6.5m Omega (@ V(GS) = 10V).

Samples of all of the new parts are available now.

Toshiba's Discrete Products
Toshiba is a leading supplier in a number of discrete product categories, including power transistors, rectifiers LMOS logic, CMOS logic, photocouplers, small signal diodes and transistors. The company's discrete devices are designed to meet the growing demand for high-performance and lower voltages in today's wireless telecommunications and consumer electronics applications, while emphasizing its strength in the automotive and industrial markets.

*About Toshiba Corp. and TAEC

About TAEC
Through proven commitment, lasting relationships and advanced, reliable electronic components, Toshiba enables its customers to create market-leading designs. Toshiba is the heartbeat within product breakthroughs from OEMs, ODMs, CMs, VARs, distributors and fabless chip companies worldwide. A committed electronic components leader, Toshiba designs and manufactures high-quality flash memory-based storage solutions, solid state drives (SSDs), hard disk drives (HDDs), discrete devices, advanced materials, medical tubes, custom SoCs/ASICs, imaging products, microcontrollers and wireless components that make possible today's leading smartphones, tablets, MP3 players, cameras, medical devices, automotive electronics, enterprise solutions and more.

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, Japan's largest semiconductor manufacturer and the world's third largest semiconductor manufacturer (Gartner, 2011 Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue, March, 2012). Toshiba Corporation was founded in 1875 and today has over 490 subsidiaries and affiliates, with 203,000 employees worldwide and annual sales of $77 billion. Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.

© 2011 Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. All rights reserved.
Information in this press release, including product pricing and specifications, content of services and contact information, is current and believed to be accurate on the date of the announcement, but is subject to change without prior notice. Technical and application information contained here is subject to the most recent applicable Toshiba product specifications.

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