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Vishay’s HE3 Wet Tantalum High-Energy Capacitor Rated Most Popular Product of 2007 by EE Times/eeProductCenter
Device Utilizes SuperTan® Technology to Provide Ultra-High Capacitance Range of 3300 μF to 72000 μF and Low ESR of 0.035 Ω at 25 °C and 1 kHz
MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA — Jan. 16, 2008 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that its HE3 wet tantalum high-energy capacitor was rated the most popular product of 2007 by EE Times/eeProductCenter in its annual “Top 10 Products” listing.
EE Times/eeProductCenter determines its top 10 products of the year based on how many “hits” the online magazine’s published articles receive from readers. For 2007, the product showcasing of Vishay’s HE3 received more hits than any other article, making the capacitor not only a top 10 product, but also the most popular product of the year.
Vishay’s HE3 represents a major breakthrough in wet tantalum capacitor technology by utilizing Vishay’s proven SuperTan® hybrid cathode technology in combination with industry-leading anode designs. Its design features a unique double seal for improved reliability and performance, while providing a capacitance range of 3300 μF to 72000 μF, the highest capacitance per unit volume of any wet tantalum capacitor, and a low ESR of 0.035 Ω at 25 °C and 1 kHz.
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers
of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and infrared optoelectronics) and passive electronic components (resistors, inductors,
and capacitors). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial,
computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, power supplies, and medical markets. Vishay’s product
innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made it a global industry leader. Vishay can
be found on the Internet at www.vishay.com.