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What does T_L mean in a diode datasheet?

With respect to power dissipation characteristics, the temperature of the lead frame to which the chip is attached to the PCB or heat sink is relevant. This temperature is referred to as TL. ...
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What does T_L mean in a diode datasheet?

TL is the Lead Temperature. This is sometimes but not always defined in the datasheet.
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Are these MOSFETs the same? Do the two differences in the datasheet matter?

A PWM application is a general application. And that the older datasheet does not mention general applications does not imply that those would not be suitable. In any case, the description has no ...
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Is there a database containing typical transistor data and characteristics?

Look into simulator packages, e.g. LTspice. They do have a large assortment of transistors to choose from, so they have all that info (and maybe much more, for simulating minor transistor behaviour ...
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