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Vishay Intertechnology Offers Super Red, Soft Orange, Yellow, Yellow Green, Blue, and White Ultra-Bright LEDs in Compact 0402 ChipLED Package

Devices measure 1.0 mm by 0.5 mm with ultra-low 0.35 mm profile; provide luminous intensity to 180 mcd.


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MALVERN, Pa. — August 16, 2012 —The Optoelectronics group of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced a new series of super red, soft orange, yellow, yellow green, blue, and white ultra-bright LEDs in a tiny surface-mount 0402 ChipLED package. Measuring 1.0 mm by 0.5 mm with an ultra-thin 0.35 mm profile, VLMx1500-GS08 series devices provide exceptional brightness with a luminous intensity to 180 mcd.

While the blue and white LEDs in the VLMx1500-GS08 series use highly efficient InGaN technology, the super red, soft orange, yellow, and yellow green devices utilize the latest advanced AllnGaP technology to increase light output by a factor of three. With their high brightness and small size, VLMx1500-GS08 series LEDS are the perfect choice for reliable performance in indicator and backlighting for audio and video equipment; office equipment; LCDs, switches, and symbols; interior and exterior lighting; and indoor and outdoor message boards

Super red, soft orange, yellow, yellow green, and blue devices are grouped by luminous intensity, wavelength, and forward voltage, and offer an extremely wide viewing angle of 130. The white LEDs are chromacity coordinated categorized according to CIE 1931, per packing unit, with typical coordinates of 0.294 (x) and 0.286 (y), and a typical color temperature of 7,000 K.

VLMx1500-GS08 series LEDs are available in 8 mm tape. RoHS-compliant and Vishay GREEN, the devices are compatible with IR-reflow soldering processes and preconditioned according to JEDEC Level 2a.

Device Specification Table:

Part # Color Luminous intensity range (mcd) @ IF (mA) Wavelength (nm) Forward voltage max. (V) Technology
VLMS1500-GS08 Super red 18 to 54 20 631 typ. 2.4 AllnGaP
VLMO1500-GS08 Soft orange 45 to 90 20 605 typ. 2.4 AllnGaP
VLMY1500-GS08 Yellow 28 to 180 20 587 to 597 2.4 AllnGaP
VLMG1500-GS08 Yellow green 18 to 35 20 571 typ. 2.4 AllnGaP
VLMB1500-GS08 Blue 11.2 to 45 5 470 to 475 3.15 InGaN
VLMW1500-GS08 White 45 to 180 5 - 3.15 InGaN/yellow converter

Samples and production quantities of the VLMx1500-GS08 series are available now, with lead times of 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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