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SM74611: SM74611 as blocking diode (not bypass) in solar panel string (serial) configuration

Part Number: SM74611
Other Parts Discussed in Thread: LM5050-2


Assuming that 6 Panel with a maximum open circuit voltage of 39.4 and a maximum currant of 9 A are connected in series (max voltage thus < 240 V) and several of these strings are connected in parallel.

A blocking diode (not a bypass diode) prevents current from flowing into reverse direction from one string into another ( shaded) string, see for an illustration.

Can the SM74611 used for this application ?

Are there other options from TI ?

Kind regards