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5 Small Signal MOSFETs in Tiny SC-70 Package Unveiled by Vishay


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MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA - March 27, 2000 - Five new low-threshold small-signal MOSFETs for load switching and driver applications were announced today by Vishay Intertechnology. Packaged in the 3-pin and 6-pin SC-70, the new Vishay Siliconix MOSFETs combine a tiny footprint with a typical gate-threshold voltage of just 0.9 V, making them ideal for cell phones, PDAs, and other battery-operated systems.

Released today were the n-channel TN0205A (single) and TN0205AD (dual), the p-channel TP0205A (single) and TP0205AD (dual), and the dual n- and p-channel TC0205AD. All five devices offer rated operation at 2.5 V to maximize battery life. Maximum on-resistance per channel for the TN0205A and TN0205AD is 2 ohms at a 4.5-V gate drive and 2.5 ohms at a 2.5-V gate drive. Maximum on-resistance per channel for the TP0205A and TP0205AD is 3.8 ohms at a -4.5-V gate drive and 5 ohms at a -2.5-V gate drive. Maximum current ratings are 250 mA for the n-channel devices and -180 mA for the p-channel devices.

In addition to the end products mentioned above, the new devices will be used as drivers in displays and memories, where the TC0205AD can be used to replace a more expensive digital transistor.

Packaged in 3-pin (TN0205A and TP0205A) and 6-pin (TN0205AD, TP0205AD, TC0205AD) SC-70 packages with a footprint measuring just 2.0 mm x 2.1 mm, samples of all five new MOSFETs are available now with lead times of 8 to 10 weeks for larger orders.

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.

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