My reason for wanting to pick a Schottky diode is being lead to believe they have lower \$V_F\$ than conventional silicon or germanium ones. So I was a little taken back to look at offerings at Mouser and digi-key. Even for fairly low forward current ratings (100mA would more than suffice), the \$V_F\$ values are really no better than silicon. In fact much worse. Am I just "looking for love in all the wrong places" here?
I'm thinking now I'm missing some key parameters in my search. I may pull my post until I've been a little more thorough. Thanks though!
Here's a typical part whose forward voltage drop of 1V seems ridiculous: BAT41 datasheet