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Vishay Intertechnology Releases High-Voltage, Ultrafast SMD Avalanche Rectifier in Low-Profile DO-214AC Package
BYG23T Features Extremely High Reverse Voltage of 1,300 V and Fast 75 ns Reverse Recovery Time
MALVERN, Pa. — April 5, 2012 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today released a new high-voltage, ultrafast surface-mount avalanche rectifier in the plastic DO-214AC package. The BYG23T combines a low 1.98 mm profile with extremely high reverse voltage of 1,300 V and fast 75 ns reverse recovery time.
The rectifier released today is optimized for high-voltage, high-frequency rectification in switchmode power supplies (SMPS), HID ignition drives, and industrial ballasts. The BYG23T features low typical reverse current of 2.9 µA at + 125 °C, 5 mJ pulse energy in avalanche mode, forward current of 1.0 A, and forward voltage of 1.39 V at 1 A and + 125 °C.
Ideal for automated placement, the BYG23T offers a rugged maximum operating junction temperature of + 150 °C and an MSL moisture sensitivity level of 1, per J-STD-020, LF maximum peak of + 260 °C. The device is compliant to RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU and WEEE 2002/96/EC, and halogen-free according to IEC 61249-2-21.
Samples and production quantities of the BYG23T are available now.
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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