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High-speed switching diode

High-speed switching diode, encapsulated in a very small SOT323 (SC-70) Surface-Mounted Device (SMD) plastic package.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
BAW56W BAW56W,115 934026020115 SOT323 Order product
BAW56W BAW56W,135 934026020135 SOT323 Order product

Features and benefits

  • High switching speed: trr ≤ 4 ns
  • Low capacitance: Cd ≤ 2 pF
  • Low leakage current
  • Reverse voltage: VR ≤ 90 V
  • Very small SMD plastic packages


  • 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)
BAW56WSOT323SC-702 x 1.25 x 0.957541000@IF=50mA1000@VR=75V500dual c.a.41502


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackagePackage informationReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9340 260 20300 )
Samples available / DevelopmentA1%
Multi-reel 11" T4/Q3 SMD Pitch 4mm
( 9340 260 20115 )
ActiveA1%Reel 7” Q1/T1 or Q2/T3
( 9340 260 20135 )
ActiveA1%Reel 13” or 11 ¼” Q1/T1

Quality, reliability & chemical content

Type numberOrderable part numberChemical contentRoHS / RHFMSLMSL leadfree
Quality and reliability disclaimer

Documentation (7)

File nameTitleTypeDate
BAV756S_BAW56_SERHigh-speed switching diodesData sheet2017-06-08
LSYMDIOLetter Symbols - Diodes GeneralDesign support1999-04-30
BAW56W_Nexperia_Product_QualityBAW56W Nexperia Product QualityQuality document2019-05-20
BAW56W_Nexperia_Product_ReliabilityBAW56W Nexperia Product ReliabilityQuality document2021-03-19
BAW56WBAW56W SPICE modelSPICE model2012-07-22
BAW56WBAW56W SPICE modelSPICE model2021-09-20
WAVE_BG-BD-1Wave soldering profileWave soldering2021-09-08


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File nameTitleTypeDate
LSYMDIOLetter Symbols - Diodes GeneralDesign support1999-04-30
BAW56WBAW56W SPICE modelSPICE model2012-07-22
BAW56WBAW56W SPICE modelSPICE model2021-09-20

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
BAW56WBAW56W,115934026020115Reel 7” Q1/T1 or Q2/T3Order product
BAW56WBAW56W,135934026020135Reel 13” or 11 ¼” Q1/T1 Order product


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