Vishay OPTO Squad

PhotoTRIACs – What are they and what are they good for?

Phototriacs are solid-state AC switches whichconsist of an infrared emitter on the input and two thyristors, connected to a TRIAC, on the output. The light emitted from the infrared emitter triggers … Continue reading

November 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

UVA and Titanium Oxide Photocatalysis – Another UVA LED Application

Vishay Optoelectronics has introduced a number of high-power, ceramic-packaged UVA and UVB emitters, a low-power (2.5 mW) UVC emitter, and are poised to introduce a mid-power (12 mW) UVC emitter.  … Continue reading

October 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Vishay Intertechnology Automotive Grade Power LEDs Utilize Latest AllnGaP Technology in Smallest Chip Size for High Brightness and Drive Current

Offered in PLCC-2 and Ultra Compact MiniLED Packages, AEC-Q101 Qualified Devices Feature Luminous Intensity to 1400 mcd MALVERN, Pa. — July 25, 2018 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced two new … Continue reading

September 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Three Key Parameters Influencing Photodiode Switching Speed

The switching speed of a photodiode is often a key parameter that defines the response time of an overall system. You will always find the switching speed or rise and … Continue reading

July 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sensor Expo 2018 – Time To Turn Those Bright Ideas Into Stellar Products

Evaluation kits helped demonstrate the VCNL4200 long-range presence sensor and VCNL4035X01 gesture sensor To demonstrate the VCNL4200, our hardware designers rigged the presence sensor to a camera and monitor.  When … Continue reading

July 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

OPTO Squad at 2018 Sensors EXPO

Vishay at Sensors EXPO ~ booth 435 June 27-28 McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California Here is a sneak peek at what the OPTO Squad has lined-up for you … Continue reading

June 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

IoT in the Medical Market

Introduction The growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) for consumer electronics was more than evident this last holiday season. Commercials and print ads for the Smart Home, synonymous with … Continue reading

February 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

TCUT1630X01 Transmissive Sensor for Turn and Push Applications

The TCUT1630X01 is a compact transmissive sensor that includes an infrared emitter and three phototransistors, located face-to-face in a surface-mount package. The tall dome design supports additional mechanical room for … Continue reading

January 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Clock-Beating Touchdown Gives Miners Tie

The Heilbronn Miners held their first home game against the Weinheim Longhorns in the German Regional Center League before a capacity crowd in the Frankenstadion Heilbronn on May 20, 2017. … Continue reading

December 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Leading Edge Consumer Electronics Popular Under the Christmas Tree

ZVEI, the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association, has published the results of a survey on what consumers in Germany are buying for their Christmas gifts. (The article is in … Continue reading

December 6, 2017 · Leave a comment