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Vishay’s New 600-V, 8-A PFC Rectifier Series Features Diodes with Voltage Drop as Low as 1 V and Recovery Charge as Low as 62 nC in 175 C-Rated Package


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MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA. — May 27, 2010 — Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE: VSH) today introduced six new FRED Pt™ hyperfast rectifiers for consumer electronics applications. The new 600-V, 8-A devices feature an ultra-low typical voltage drop of 1 V at rated current, fast recovery times as low as 16 ns in hard switching conditions, and typical leakage current at 125C as low as 30 A.

Addressing 70-W to 400-W switchmode power supply (SMPS) applications, the new rectifiers will provide an energy-efficient power factor correction (PFC) solution for laptop computer and printer adaptors, desktop PCs, TVs and monitors, game controllers, and ac-to-dc power supplies in DVD and Blu-ray players. The devices will also be used for lighting/ballast applications. Their low VF, optimal stored charge, and low recovery current are designed to minimize conduction and switching losses, improve application efficiency, and reduce EMI generation.

Three device versions are available to suit the main types of SMPS PFC implementations, as summarized in the table below. Each is available in TO-220AC and TO-220FPAC packages with a 175 C maximum junction temperature-rating.

Device number Typical PFC Application Package type Max VF* at
25 C
(V)
Typical tRR** at 25 C
(ns)
Typical QRR** at 125 C
(nC)
VS-8E2TL06-E DCM / CRM TO-220AC 1.07 200 2400
VS-8E2TH06-E CRM TO-220AC 2.5 22 120
VS-8E2TX06-E CCM TO-220AC 3.2 16 62
VS-8E2TL06FP-E DCM / CRM TO-220FPAC 1.07 200 2400
VS-8E2TH06FP-E CRM TO-220FPAC 2.5 22 120
VS-8E2TX06FP-E CCM TO-220FPAC 3.2 16 62

*At IF = 8 A
**At IF = 8 A, di/dt = 200 A/s, VR = 390 V

Samples and production quantities of the new hyperfast rectifiers are available now, with lead times of 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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FRED Pt is a trademark of Vishay Intertechnology

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