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Vishay’s New Series of Low-Profile, Surface-Mount 1-A Rectifiers Features Voltage Range of 100 V to 200 V and Ultrafast 25-ns Reverse Recovery Time in MicroSMP Package
MALVERN, Pa. — August 3, 2009 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced a new series of low-profile, surface-mount 1-A rectifiers with a 100-V to 200-V voltage range and ultrafast 25-ns reverse recovery time for high-frequency applications.
The MUH1Px series offers designers a choice of 100-V (MUH1PB), 150-V (MUH1PC), and 200-V (MUH1PD) reverse voltage ratings. The MUH1PD is the industry’s first 1-A, 200-V ultrafast rectifier in a super miniature package.
The rectifiers released today are offered in an eSMP™ series MicroSMP package with footprint dimensions of just 2.3 mm by 1.2 mm and a profile of 0.65 mm. The devices’ compact size saves space in secondary rectifiers and freewheeling diodes for ac-to-dc and dc-to-dc converters, battery chargers, and portable consumer electronics.
The MUH1Px rectifiers feature a high average forward current of 1 A, forward surge capability of 10 A, low forward voltage drop, and low leakage current of 1 μA. The devices offer an oxide planar chip junction and are ideal for automated placement.
The new rectifiers feature a rugged maximum junction temperature of + 175 °C and an MSL moisture sensitivity level of 1. The devices are compliant to RoHS directive 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.
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