Littelfuse Inc. announced the new SMTOAK2 TVS Diode Series. The compact, 2 kA 8/20 μs rated, surface-mount package series allows electronics designers to achieve a more robust transient voltage, overvoltage protection, and lightning protection system while using less printed circuit board (PCB) space.
 The SMTOAK2 TVS Diode Series is ideal for high power density applications that require robust protection in a small footprint, including:
 • ICT, medical, industrial DC power supplies.
 • High-power DC bus protection.
 • DC power supplies used in exposed and harsh environments.
 • Power over Ethernet (PoE) ports.
 • Small cell, micro cell, remote radio units (RRU), baseband units (BBU).
 • High power density SiC and GAN-based DC/DC converters/power supplies .

"Global trends and regulatory requirements for higher efficiency power supplies, high current and high-speed MOSFET/IGBT designs are increasingly in demand," said Ben Huang, senior product marketing manager at Littelfuse. "These fast-switching designs need protection against inductive kickback. By using the high-power SMTOAK2 TVS Diode Series, designers can achieve high reliability and robustness while reducing the required board space and assembly time.”
 The SMTOAK2 TVS Diode Series are available in tape and reel format in quantities of 500.