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New Vishay Intertechnology MIL-PRF-123-Qualified MLCCs Deliver Space-Level Reliability in Seven SMD Packages
For Aerospace and Military Applications, Devices Offer BP and BX Dielectrics and Case Sizes From 0805 to 2225
MALVERN, Pa. — July 23, 2015 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new series of surface-mount multilayer ceramic chip capacitors (MLCCs) qualified to MIL-PRF-123 for aerospace and military applications. These high-reliability Vishay Vitramon devices are 100 % manufactured in Vishay's MIL-STD-790-certified (Cage Code SHV71) facility, and are available with BP and BX dielectrics in seven body sizes ranging from 0805 to 2225 and with capacitance as low as 1.0 pF.
To receive MIL-PRF-123 qualification, the MLCCs released today passed 4,000 hours of life testing at 125 °C at twice the rated voltage, in addition to 1,000 hours of lot acceptance testing. Manufactured in precious metal technology (PMT/NME) with a wet build process and robust design, the devices provide space-level reliability for avionic, sonar, missile, satellite, and global positioning systems.
MIL-PRF-123 series MLCCs feature maximum voltage to 100 V. Devices with a BP dielectric offer low capacitance down to 1.0 pF, a temperature coefficient of capacitance (TCC) of 0 ppm/°C ± 30 ppm/°C from -55 °C to +125 °C, and an aging rate of 0 % maximum per decade. BX devices provide higher capacitance to 470 nF, TCC of ± 15 % from -55 °C to +125 °C, and an aging rate of 1 % maximum per decade.
The MLCCs feature lead (Pb)-bearing terminations (minimum 4 %) for tin-whisker-free performance.
Device Specification Table:
|Dielectric||Body size||Max. voltage (V)||Capacitance (pF)|
|BP||0805||100||1.0 pF||680 pF|
|1206||100||1.0 pF||2.2 nF|
|1210||100||300 pF||3.3 nF|
|1808||100||300 pF||1.0 nF|
|1812||100||1.2 nF||10 nF|
|1825||100||3.6 nF||22 nF|
|2225||50||1.1 nF||10 nF|
|BX||0805||100||330 pF||18 nF|
|1206||100||4.7 nF||39 nF|
|1210||100||5.6 nF||100 nF|
|1808||100||5.6 nF||100 nF|
|1812||100||27 nF||56 nF|
|1825||100||56 nF||470 nF|
Production quantities of the MIL-PRF-123 series MLCCs are available with lead times of 22 weeks. Pricing is competitive and varies depending on application and order quantity.
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,
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