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Vishay’s New Automotive-Qualified PIN Photodiodes and Phototransistors Combine Low 0.85-mm Height with Sensitivity to UV, Visible, and Near-Infrared Light

Photo Detectors Feature Small Footprint of 1.25 mm by 2.0 mm With Spectral Bandwidth from 350 nm to 1120 nm or from 750 to 1050 nm


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MALVERN, Pa. — Oct. 9, 2009 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) has broadened its optoelectronics portfolio with the introduction of the new AEC-Q101-qualified miniature TEMD7x00X01 PIN photodiodes and TEMT7x00X01 phototransistors. Featuring an 0805 surface-mount package with an ultra-small 1.25-mm by 2.0-mm footprint and low 0.85-mm profile, the devices are available with spectral sensitivity to ultraviolet, visible, and near-infrared, or to near-infrared radiation only.

The devices released today are designed to free up board space or to fit onto already heavily populated boards. The TEMD7x00X01 and TEMT7x00X01 photo detectors are optimized for ambient light, tunnel, and rain sensors in automotive applications, as well as light curtains and barriers and encoding wheels in industrial applications.

The photodiodes combine a fast 100-ns response time with a spectral sensitivity range of 350 nm to 1120 nm or 750 nm to 1050 nm, while the phototransistors offer a high light current of 450 μA and spectral sensitivity range of 470 nm to 1090 nm or 750 nm to 1010 nm with a visible light filtering epoxy. The TEMD7x00X01 and TEMT7x00X01 devices feature a 1-nA dark current, 60 angle of half sensitivity, and have a matching emitter in the recently introduced 940-nm VSMB1940X01.

The devices offer a temperature range of − 40 C to + 100 C. The lead (Pb)-free photo detectors support lead-free processing in accordance with RoHS 2002/95/EC and WEEE 2002/96/EC, and are compatible with lead-free reflow solder assembly.

Device Specification Table:

Part number Device type Daylight blocking filter included Spectral bandwidth (nm) Wavelength of peak sensitivity (nm) Sensitive to Light current (μA)
TEMT7000X01 Phototransistor No 470 to 1090 850 Visible and infrared 450
TEMT7100X01 Phototransistor Yes 750 to 1010 870 Infrared 450
TEMD7000X01 PIN Photodiode No 350 to 1120 900 UV, visible, and infrared 3
TEMD7100X01 PIN Photodiode Yes 750 to 1050 950 Infrared 3

Samples and production quantities of the new photodiodes and phototransistors are available now, with lead times of six to eight 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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