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SNEAK PEEK: New Automotive Qualified Optocoupler!

New Automotive Grade Phototransistor Optocoupler Optocoupler group is poised to launch its first AEC-Q101 Phototransistor featuring high current transfer ratio (CTR) with a low forward current of 5 mA in the … Continue reading

March 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

TSOP33x, TSOP53x Series Infographic

Minimold package delivers the same RF noise rejection as Minicast while surpassing the high optical performance of Mold package devices. For products such as televisions, set-top boxes, air conditioners, and … Continue reading

March 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

VO2223B Integrated Power Phototriac

New Vishay Intertechnology Integrated Power Phototriac With 600 V/µs dv/dt Reduces Costs and Saves Space 1 A integrated power phototriac designed to directly drive medium AC loads. Featuring high dv/dt … Continue reading

February 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

VLMU60CL..-280-125 Ceramic / Quartz-Based UVC Emitting Diode

VLMU60CL..-280-125 Ceramic / Quartz-Based UVC Emitting Diode Delivers Exceptionally Long lifetime Vishay’s Optoelectronics group introduced a new ceramic / quartz-based UVC (short wavelength ultraviolet) emitting diode for sterilization, sanitation, and … Continue reading

February 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

VEMD5510C/CF High Speed PIN Photodiodes in Compact SMD Package

High Speed PIN Photodiodes Provide Reliable Signal Detection, Enable Slim Sensor Designs To meet the need for reliable signal detection in wearable devices and medical and industrial applications, Vishay’s Optoelectronics … Continue reading

February 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

SNEAK PEEK: The NEW IR Receiver Generation!

New “Mneme” (TSOP1xxxx) IC generation will combine enhanced suppression of noise with higher sensitivity levels and precise pulse accuracy. When choosing an IR receiver for a specific application, it is … Continue reading

February 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

VCNL4200 High Sensitivity Proximity and Ambient Light Sensor

Introducing a new high sensitivity proximity and ambient light sensor that combines long distance proximity detection up to 1.5 m with Filtron™ technology in a compact 8 mm by 3 … Continue reading

September 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

VLMTG1400 Series True Green LEDs

VLMTG1400 Series True Green LEDs in Tiny SMD 0603 ChipLED Package Increase Design-in Flexibility, Enable Smaller End Products Product Benefits: Offered in surface-mount 0603 ChipLED package measuring 1.6 mm by … Continue reading

June 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

IR Receivers in TVCastSMD Package

TSOP39xxxTR1 and TSOP59xxxTR1 Series IR Receivers in TVCastSMD Package Offer High Remote Control Performance for Flat-Panel TVs and Monitors Vishay Intertechnology broadens its optoelectronics portfolio with the introduction of two … Continue reading

June 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

VLD.1535.. Series of LEDs

VLD.1535.. Series of Space-Saving Super Red, Red, Amber, and Yellow Ultrabright LEDs in Compact Packages With Dome Lenses Introducing a new series of super red, red, amber, and yellow ultrabright … Continue reading

May 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

VCNL4035X01 Automotive Grade Proximity and Ambient Light Sensor

VCNL4035X01 Automotive Grade Proximity and Ambient Light Sensor Provides Design Flexibility for Gesture Applications The Optoelectronics group introduces a new fully integrated Automotive Grade proximity and ambient light sensor for … Continue reading

May 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

VEMD5080X01 High Speed PIN Photodiodes

  VEMD5080X01 High Speed PIN Photodiode Delivers Precise Signal Detection, Enables Slim Sensor Designs for Wearables Vishay broadens its optoelectronics portfolio with the introduction of a new high speed silicon … Continue reading

May 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hybrid Solid State Relays (SSRs)

New VOR1121A6, VOR1121B6, VOR2121A8, and VOR2121B8 Hybrid SSRs Provide Fast Operation, Wide Temperature Range, and High Load Voltage Vishay expands its VOR family of hybrid solid-state relays with four new … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

VCNT2020 Reflective Optical Sensor

VCNT2020 Reflective Optical Sensor Saves Space and Lowers Costs for Smart Home, Industrial, and Office Applications Introducing a new reflective optical sensor for smart home, industrial, and office applications. Saving … Continue reading

December 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Miniature Minimold Through-Hole IR Receivers

New Miniature Minimold Through-Hole IR Receivers Offer Improved Optical Performance and RF Noise Rejection, Wave or Reflow Soldering Options Introducing two new series of miniature infrared (IR) receiver modules for … Continue reading

September 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

VSMD66694 Dual-Color IR Emitting Diode

A new dual-color IR emitting diode designed to save space in wearable devices and medical patient monitoring systems. Offered in a compact 2 mm by 2 mm by 0.87 mm … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

VLMU3510-365-130 Ceramic-Based, High-Power UV LED

Introducing the new LED VLMU35xx series of ceramic-based, high-power UV LEDs with silicone lenses that features a wavelength in the 365 nm range. Designed to provide a reliable, energy-saving replacement … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

VEML6075 Integrated UVA and UVB Light Sensor

NEW integrated ultraviolet (UV) light sensor for the detection of UVA and UVB light intensity. Featuring Filtron™ technology for high UV sensitivity and linearity, the Vishay Semiconductors VEML6075 incorporates an … Continue reading

May 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

TSSP4056 Fast Proximity Sensor

New infrared (IR) sensor designed to provide fast, low-cost proximity sensing in a variety of systems. The Vishay Semiconductors TSSP4056 is the industry’s first fixed-gain sensor containing a band-pass filter … Continue reading

April 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

TCPT1600X01 and TCUT1600X01 Sensors for Automotive and Industrial Applications

Introducing two new AEC-Q101-qualified surface-mount transmissive optical sensors for automotive and industrial applications. Offered in a compact 5.5 mm by 4 mm by 5.7 mm package, the Vishay Semiconductors single-channel … Continue reading

April 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

VEMDxx60X01 Automotive-Grade PIN Photodiodes

Introducing six new automotive-grade, high-speed silicon PIN photodiodes that feature excellent photoresponse linearity for small signal detection. Available in three low-profile, surface-mount packages, devices in the Vishay Semiconductors VEMDxx60X01 family … Continue reading

March 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

VEML7700 Ambient Light Sensor

NEW high-accuracy digital ambient light sensor for flat-panel televisions and consumer handheld devices. The VEML7700 combines a photo-diode, low-noise amplifier, and 16-bit ADC in a miniature, transparent surface-mount package measuring … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

VLMU5200-385-140 LED

New ceramic-based, high-power UV LED with silicone lens. Designed to provide a reliable, energy-saving replacement for mercury lamps, the Vishay Semiconductors VLMU5200-385-140 delivers an exceptionally long lifetime in a 5.2 … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

High-Brightness LED: VLSL12A03-3Q3T-50A

High-Brightness LED Module Simplifies Designs and Manufacturing Processes Optimized for illumination in internal building lighting, street lighting, tunnel lights, industrial lighting, and general lighting applications, the 12 LM80-certified LEDs of … Continue reading

February 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Widebody VOW3120 Optocoupler

Vishay’s new family of widebody high-isolation and high-creepage IGBT drivers offers industrial designers a robust, economical, and easy to implement isolation IGBT driver solution for both safety and electrical noise … Continue reading

October 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

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