STMicroelectronics – High-performance Triacs for innovative and safer AC load control

ST’s T series Triacs are designed for the ever increasing number of AC loads in appliance control. These AC appliance switches meet both the immunity and high-commutation needs, offering a cost-sensitive solution.

For this series, both immunity (dV/dt) and commutation capability (dI/dt)c are specified, as well as the low gate current. This last parameter is key, as it helps optimize the power supply and allows direct drive capability through a single resistance between the microcontroller and the Triac, for all 10 mA gate types.

The trade-off of surge current (ITSM) versus immunity and commutation capability is improved. This is one step ahead of the usual offer, and a unique range on the market

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