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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

VEML6040 RGB Sensor

On a single chip, the VEML6040 measures the intensity of the red, green, and blue content of the ambient light allowing for calculation of the Correlated Color Temperature (CCT) measured … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

VCNL4040

The VCNL4040 like the VCNL4020 and VCNL4010 includes an infrared emitter, photodiode for proximity, an ambient light photodiode and signal processing IC all on a single CMOS chip. What is … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

VEML6070 UVA Sensor

VEML6070 is an advanced ultraviolet (UVA) light sensor with I2C protocol interface. VEML6070 incorporates a photodiode, amplifiers, and analog and digital circuits into a single chip. VEML6070’s adoption of Filtron™ … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

VEML6030X01 Ambient Light Sensor

Welcome to Photopia! An ambient light sensor that delivers on the promise of replicating the response of the human eye. Just look at the comparison curve. And, it does it … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · Leave a comment
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