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In the schematic (figure 4) on the datasheet, there's a diode just above the MOSFET.  I'm not sure what to get for that part?
http://www.st.com/internet/com/TECHNICAL_RESOURCES/TECHNICAL_LITERATURE/DATASHEET/CD00234623.pdf

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Here is the schematic.  Do I need just a general purpose diode like the 1N4001 for the diode just above the MOSFET?
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That's not a separate diode, its an integral part of the MOSFET - all power MOSFETs have this "body diode" as part of their structure for reasons too complex to explain here.
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Thanks. I googled power MOSFET symbol and see what you mean!
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