High-speed switching diodes

High-speed switching diodes, encapsulated in small Surface-Mounted Device (SMD) plastic packages.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
BAW56 BAW56Z 933098990300 SOT23 Order product
BAW56 BAW56,215 933098990215 SOT23 Order product
BAW56 BAW56,235 933098990235 SOT23 Order product
BAW56 BAW56,185 933098990185 SOT23 Order product
BAW56/B BAW56/B,235 934059476235 SOT23 Order product
BAW56/B BAW56/B,215 934059476215 SOT23 Order product
BAW56/DG BAW56/DG,215 934062749215 SOT23 Order product
BAW56/FD BAW56/FD,235 934011330235 SOT23 Order product
BAW56/FD BAW56/FD,215 934011330215 SOT23 Order product


  • High switching speed: trr ≤ 4 ns
  • Low capacitance: Cd ≤ 2 pF
  • Low leakage current
  • Reverse voltage: VR ≤ 90 V
  • Small SMD plastic packages
  • AEC-Q101 qualified

Target applications

  • High-speed switching
  • General-purpose switching


Type numberPackage versionPackage nameSize (mm)VR [max] (V)IFSM [max] (A)VF [max] (mV)IR [max] (nA)IFRM (mA)Configurationtrr [max] (ns)IF [max] (mA)Cd [max] (pF)
BAW56SOT23SOT232.9 x 1.3 x 17541000@IF=50mA1000@VR=75V450dual c.a.42152


Type numberPackageOutline versionReflow-/Wave solderingPackingStatusMarkingOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))

SOT23Multi-reel 11" T4/Q3 SMD Pitch 4mmSamples available / DevelopmentA1%BAW56Z
( 9330 989 90300 )
Reel 7" Q3/T4ActiveA1%BAW56,215
( 9330 989 90215 )
Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackActiveA1%BAW56,235
( 9330 989 90235 )

Quality, reliability & chemical content

Type numberOrderable part numberChemical contentRoHS / RHFLeadfree conversion dateEFRIFRMTBF (hour)MSLMSL leadfree
BAW56BAW56,215BAW56week 34, 2003358.01.666.02E811
BAW56BAW56,235BAW56week 34, 2003358.01.666.02E811
Quality and reliability disclaimer

Documentation (9)

File nameTitleTypeDate
BAV756S_BAW56_SERHigh-speed switching diodesData sheet2017-06-08
LSYMDIO-Design support1999-04-30
BAW56_Nexperia_Product_QualityBAW56 Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
BAW56_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityBAW56 Nexperia Product ReliabilityQuality document2019-04-29
BAW56BAW56 SPICE modelSPICE model2012-07-22
SOT23_235Tape reel SMD; standard product orientation 12NC ending 235Packing2013-02-05
SOT23_185Tape reel SMD; standard product orientation 12NC ending 185Packing2012-11-16
SOT23_215Tape reel SMD; standard product orientation 12NC ending 215Packing2012-11-16
SOT23plastic, surface-mounted package; 3 terminals; 1.9 mm pitch; 2.9 mm x 1.3 mm x 1 mm bodyOutline drawing2019-01-09


If you are in need of design/technical support, let us know and fill in the answer form, we'll get back to you shortly.


File nameTitleTypeDate
LSYMDIO-Design support1999-04-30
BAW56BAW56 SPICE modelSPICE model2012-07-22

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
BAW56BAW56Z933098990300Multi-reel 11" T4/Q3 SMD Pitch 4mmOrder product
BAW56BAW56,215933098990215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product
BAW56BAW56,235933098990235Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackOrder product
BAW56BAW56,185933098990185Reel 7" Q3/T4 Pitch 4mm in Multi reel packOrder product
BAW56/BBAW56/B,235934059476235Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackOrder product
BAW56/BBAW56/B,215934059476215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product
BAW56/DGBAW56/DG,215934062749215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product
BAW56/FDBAW56/FD,235934011330235Reel 11" Q3/T4, LargePackOrder product
BAW56/FDBAW56/FD,215934011330215Reel 7" Q3/T4Order product


As a Nexperia customer you can order samples via our sales organization or directly via our Online Sample Store:

Sample orders normally take 2-4 days for delivery.

If you do not have a direct account with Nexperia our network of global and regional distributors is available and equipped to support you with Nexperia samples.