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Vishay’s First Automotive Grade Phototransistor Optocoupler

VOMA617A ~ New AEC-Q101 Qualified Device With 5 mA Forward Current Comes in SOP-4 Mini-Flat Package Vishay Intertechnology launches its first Automotive Grade phototransistor optocoupler, the VOMA617A. The new device combines … Continue reading

July 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

High Speed PIN Photodiode Offers Enhanced Sensitivity for Visible Light

VEMD8080  Delivers Precise Signal Detection in 4.8 mm by 2.5 mm SMD Package with Industry-Low 0.48 mm Profile Featuring fast switching times and low capacitance of 47 pF for precise … Continue reading

July 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Proximity Sensors Capabilities and Custom Options

Check out the capabilities and custom options of Vishay’s proximity sensors.  And don’t be shy, if you would like to see a sensor that does “xyz”, let us know in … Continue reading

July 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

VIDEO: AEC-Q101 Automotive Grade Coupler

VOMA617A, automotive AEC-Q101 qualified phototransistor optocoupler in SOP-4 mini-flat package for 30 % PCB space savings over DIP-4 package. watch the video

June 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

LED and Display Product Overview

Vishay offers LEDs in all colors, surface mount and through-hole packages, high and standard power, wide and narrow viewing angles, and automotive qualified.  Extending this portfolio, we  also offers seven-segment … Continue reading

June 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Video: TCUT1630X01 for Turn and Push Applications

Check out Vishay’s new TCUT1630X01 transmissive optical sensor and learn why this 3-channel slotted interrupter is idea for turn and push applications see for yourself

June 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Optical Isolator for I2C Bus System – APPNOTE

INTRODUCTION The I2C bus, also known as inter-IC bus, is a bidirectional, two-wire, multi-user bus, as shown in Fig. 1. It was developed by Philips Semiconductors (1) to connect micro … Continue reading

June 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

3- and 4-Channel Optical Sensors for Turn and Push, Absolute, and Incremental Encoding

AEC-Q101 Qualified Transmissive Sensors Offered in Compact SMD Package for Automotive and Industrial Applications Introducing TCUT1630X01 and TCUT1800X01, the industry’s first 3- and 4-channel transmissive sensors, respectively. The triple-channel TCUT1630X01 … Continue reading

April 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Designing Linear Amplifiers Using the IL300 Optocoupler

INTRODUCTION This application note presents isolation amplifier circuit designs useful in industrial test and measurement systems, instrumentation, and communication systems. It covers the IL300’s coupling specifications, and circuit topologies for … Continue reading

April 18, 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

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

Minimold IR Receivers Withstand Infrared Reflow Soldering

Learn how the new Minimold IR Receivers eliminate requirement for 2nd wave soldering View Video

April 27, 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

Friendly Informative Chat: VCNL4100

The VCNL4100 can sense objects up to 1 meter away. It is a fully integrated sensor which includes an infrared emitter, proximity detector, ambient light sensor, signal conditioning IC, and I2C interface. It offers programmable high and low threshold interrupts, a built-in background light cancellation scheme, and Filtron™ technology for ambient light sensing close the human eye. Display control for home appliances, light controls, robot and drone collision detection, gaming attract mode. . .

December 23, 2016 · 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

VEML6075 UVA, UVB Light Sensor Video

Industry’s First UVA and UVB Light Sensor one of Vishay’s 2016 Super12 product picks.  Watch this quick introduction video to find out why. click here to view the video Learn more … Continue reading

September 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Remote Control Window Sizing Tool

A new online tool from the Optoelectronics group is speeding up a time-consuming task for designers of home entertainment systems. Anything that uses a remote control needs a window with precise … Continue reading

September 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Robot Battles (or… this is what happens when German engineers have spare time in the lab)

In the Vishay, Heilbronn Germany, Opto lab they decided to have a bit of fun with Vishay components.  These little guys have LEDS and IREDs as weapons (and one has a IREDs nose).  … Continue reading

September 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

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