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Vishay Releases Two New Schottky Rectifiers With Ultra-Low 0.35-V Forward Voltage Drops in the Miniature MicroSMP Power Package
Devices Feature High-Current-Density Performance up to 30 V and 1 A in Space-Saving 2.7-mm by 1.4-mm Footprint
MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA. — April 15, 2009 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today launched two new Schottky rectifiers with ultra-low forward voltage drops of 0.35 V at + 85 °C and 0.4 V at + 25 °C. Featuring the miniature MicroSMP power package and voltage ratings of 20 V (MSS1P2U) and 30 V (MSS1P3U) at 1 A, the devices provide high current power density and low thermal resistance to enable space-saving designs.
The MicroSMP package of the MSS1P2U and MSS1P3U measures only 2.7 mm by 1.4 mm, with a 0.68-mm profile. Combined with the devices’ high current density of 1 A, the rectifiers are designed to provide more power in a smaller space for snubbers in hard disk drives for notebook computers, LCD TVs, and desktop TVs; secondary rectifiers for miniature switchmode power supplies and adaptors, and power supply type battery chargers; polarity protection for hand-held equipment, such as PMPs, digital cameras, MP3 players, navigation systems, GPS, and cell phones; and polarity protection of power lines and signal lines in automotive and industrial systems.
The MSS1P2U and MSS1P3U feature a peak forward surge current of 30 A and maximum junction temperature of + 125 °C. Ideal for automated placement, the rectifiers meet MSL level 1, per J-STD-020, LF maximum peak of + 260 °C. The devices are RoHS complaint in accordance with 2002/95/EC and WEEE 2002/96/EC, and are halogen-free according to IEC 61249-2-21.
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.