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Vishay Intertechnology Releases New High-Power, High-Speed 850 nm, 890 nm, and 940 nm Infrared Emitters in Gullwing, Reverse Gullwing, and Side-View SMD Packages

Offering Wide-View Dome Lenses, Devices Feature 25 and 28 Angles of Half Intensity and Optical Power to 35 mW/sr


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MALVERN, Pa. — April 1, 2013 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (VSH: NYSE) is broadening its optoelectronics portfolio with the introduction of high-power, high-speed 850 nm, 890 nm, and 940 nm infrared emitters in gullwing, reverse gullwing, and side-view surface-mount packages with wide-view dome lenses.

VSMY2853, VSMF2893, VSMB2943, and VSMB2948 series devices consist of an adapted lens radius to provide wide 25 and 28 angles of half intensity. The resulting typical radiant intensities range from 20 mW/sr to 35 mW/sr at a 100 mA drive current. Saving space over PLCC2 solutions, the IR emitters are available in compact top-view 2.3 mm by 2.3 mm by 2.5 mm gullwing and reverse gullwing packages, and 2.3 mm by 2.55 mm by 2.3 mm side-view packages.

Featuring GaAIAs surface emitter chip (VSMY2853), double hetero (VSMF2893), and multi quantum well (VSMB2943, VSMB2948) technologies, the devices are optimized for tablet IR touch panels, shutter glass synchronization in 3D TV applications, remote controls, light curtains, light barriers, metering systems, and external emitter sources for proximity applications. For automotive applications, the VSMB2943 and VSMF2893 are AEC-Q101 qualified.

The infrared emitters released today offer fast switching speeds down to 10 ns, low forward voltages down to 1.35 V at 100 mA, and operating temperatures from -40C to +85C. The devices ensure a four-week floor life and provide a moisture sensitivity level (MSL) of 2a in accordance with J-STD-020. The VSMY2853, VSMF2893, VSMB2943, and VSMB2948 series are compliant to RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU, halogen-free per JEDEC JS709A, and conform to Vishay’s “Green” standards.




Device Specification Table:

Part number Package Peak emission wavelength (nm) Radiant intensity @ 100 mA (mW/sr) Angle of half intensity () Optical power @ 100 mA (mW) VF @ 100 mA (V) Switching times (ns)
VSMB2943GX01* Gullwing 940 20 25 40 1.35 15
VSMB2943RGX01* Reverse gullwing 940 20 25 40 1.35 15
VSMB2943SLX01* Side view 940 20 25 40 1.35 15
VSMB2948SL Side view 940 20 25 40 1.35 15
VSMF2893GX01* Gullwing 890 20 25 40 1.4 30
VSMF2893RGX01* Reverse gullwing 890 20 25 40 1.4 30
VSMF2893SLX01* Side view 890 20 25 40 1.4 30
VSMY2853G Gullwing 850 35 28 55 1.65 10
VSMY2853RG Reverse gullwing 850 35 28 55 1.65 10
VSMY2853SL Side view 850 35 28 55 1.65 10

*AEC-Q101 qualified

Samples and production quantities of the new infrared emitters are available now, with lead times of eight weeks for large 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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