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Vishay Siliconix Releases New 20-V and 30-V P-Channel TrenchFET® Power MOSFETs With Industry’s Lowest On-Resistance in the SO-8 Footprint Down to 3.3 mΩ at 10 V and 5.5 mΩ at 4.5 V


TrenchFET

Products mentioned:

Si7633DP
Si7135DP
Si4459ADY
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MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA — Dec. 17, 2008 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today released new 20-V and 30-V p-channel TrenchFET® power MOSFETs with a ±20-V gate source voltage that offer the industry’s lowest on-resistance for their device types in the SO-8 footprint.

While the available competing devices with these voltage ratings in the SO-8 footprint offer on-resistance only down to 24 mΩ, the Si7633DP offers an ultra-low on-resistance of 3.3 mΩ at 10 V and 5.5 mΩ at 4.5 V. These values are 27 % lower at 10 V, and 28 % lower at 4.5 V than the closest competing 30-V device, and 28 % and 15 % lower, respectively, than the closest competing 25-V SO-8 device. The 30-V Si7135DP offers an on-resistance of 3.9 mΩ at 10 V and 6.2 mΩ at 4.5 V. These values are 13 % lower at 10 V, and 19.5 % lower at 4.5 V than the closest competing device.

Packaged in the PowerPAK® SO-8, both MOSFETs allow for a 60 % higher maximum drain current and 75 % higher maximum power dissipation than devices in the SO-8 package.

The devices will be used as the adaptor switch and for load switching applications in notebook computers and industrial/general systems. Adaptor switches (switching between the adaptor/wall power and the battery power) are always on and drawing current. The lower on-resistance of the Si7135DP and Si7633DP translates into lower power consumption, saving power and prolonging battery life between charges.

Vishay has also released the Si4459ADY 30-V p-channel TrenchFET power MOSFET in the SO-8 package. The device offers an on-resistance of 5 mΩ at 10 V and 7.75 mΩ at 4.5 V. All devices released today are 100 % Rg- and UIS-tested and halogen-free.

Samples and production quantities of the new Si7135DP and Si7633DP TrenchFET power MOSFETs are available now, with lead times of 10 to 12 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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