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Vishay Launches 240-Milliohm, 200-V Switching MOSFET in 3.3-mm by 3.3-mm PowerPAK® 1212-8

Si7820DN's Small Size and High Power Capability Are Essential to Implementation of New Sub-Brick DC/DC Power Architectures


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SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA — April 7, 2004 — In a critical advance that will help designers meet the stringent power-density and packaging requirements of new sub-brick power architectures, Siliconix incorporated (NASDAQ: SILI), an 80.4%-owned subsidiary of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH), today announced the industry’s first 200 V power MOSFET available in the compact PowerPAK® 1212 8 package.

Intended for primary dc-to-dc switching applications for power supplies in fixed telecom networks and routers, the new n channel Si7820DN TrenchFET® power MOSFET is the smallest 200-V device on the market suited for power switching.

The PowerPAK 1212 8 package measures 3.3 mm by 3.3 mm with a low 1.07 mm height profile, offering smaller dimensions than SO 8 solutions while providing greatly superior thermal performance. Power dissipation for the PowerPAK 1212 8 package is 3.8 W, nearly double that of any MOSFET device with a TSSOP-8-size footprint or smaller. Typical thermal resistance is just 1.9 °C/W compared to 16 °C/W for the SO-8.

In addition to space savings and its high voltage capability, the Si7820DN features on-resistance of 240 mΩ and a typical gate charge of 12.1 nC (VGS=10 V). The new power MOSFET is rated for an operating junction and storage temperature range of −55 °C to +150 °C.

Samples of the 200 V Si7820DN TrenchFET power MOSFET are available now, with lead times of 10 to 12 weeks for production quantities.

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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