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Vishay Extends Low-Profile Inductor Family Aimed At High-Frequency DC-to-DC Converters:
New High-Current Devices Offer DCR from 0.6 mΩ to 25.5 mΩ, Handle Currents From 16 A to 118 A
MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA - March 7, 2003 - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced a new series of low-profile, high-current inductors with low DCR values and low losses at frequencies up to 5 MHz.
This latest addition to the IHLP family of compact surface-mount inductors is designed to provide a higher-performing, power- and space-saving solution for dc-to-dc converter and energy storage applications in end products including computers, servers, telecom, and automotive electronics.
The Vishay Dale IHLP-5050EZ-01 features the industry's best combination of high rated current and very low maximum DCR values within a small, surface-mount package.
The IHLP-5050EZ-01's self-shielded package measures just 0.508 in. (12.9 mm) by 0.520 in. (13.2 mm), with a height profile of 0.197 in. (5.0 mm). The inductor's high saturation current ranges from 16 A to 118 A, and its maximum DCR values range from 0.6 mΩ to 25.5 mΩ.
Standard inductance values range from 0.10 μH to 10 μH, with a tolerance of ±20%. At full rated current, the IHLP devices feature an inductance drop of less than 20% - a lower inductance roll-off than is provided by ferrite materials.
Devices in the patented IHLP-5050EZ-01 series meet military specifications for resistance to thermal shock, moisture, mechanical shock, and vibration.
Samples and production quantities are available now. Lead time for production quantities is eight weeks.
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.