[TriEmbed] N-MOSFET Symbol

Shane Trent shanedtrent at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 09:43:53 CST 2016


Brian,

My understanding is that all power MOSFETs have a body diode due to the
design and method of fabrication. However, small-signal MOSFETs typically
do not have a body diode. I like to see the body diode on the symbol just
to remind me that it is there.

Shane

On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 10:26 AM Carl Nobile via TriEmbed <
triembed at triembed.org> wrote:

> Brian,
>
> From my experience many symbols don't put in the diode even though they
> are actually in the part. In other cases they are not in the part. Sorry to
> say it seems to be a decision made by whoever creates the symbol. My own
> personal opinion is to put the diode in the symbol if the part actually has
> it and leave it out if it doesn't actually have it. I'm fairly sure that as
> of now most manufacturers put the diode in the part now, but there may be
> exceptions.
>
> ~Carl
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 9:42 AM, Grawburg via TriEmbed <
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>
>> I'm making an electronic symbols sheet for a summer Raspberry Pi class.
>> Sometimes I see symbols that include the diode and sometimes without.  The
>> kids will be using a FQP30N06L or similar in one of their projects. Are
>> there some MOSFETS that do not have the internal diode? Do I need to
>> include both symbols and how would I differentiate them if I do?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Brian Grawburg
>>
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