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Vishay Intertechnology’s New 650 V Fast Body Diode MOSFETs Increase Voltage Headroom for Soft Switching in Industrial, Telecom, and Renewable Energy Applications
MALVERN, Pa. — May 5, 2016 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today expanded its portfolio of fast body diode n-channel power MOSFETs with the introduction of new 650 V EF Series devices. Augmenting the company’s 600 V offering, the Vishay Siliconix SiHx21N65EF, SiHx28N65EF, and SiHG33N65EF provide additional voltage headroom for industrial, telecom, and renewable energy applications when desired.
Built on E Series superjunction technology, the 650 V fast body diode MOSFETs released today feature a 10x lower reverse recovery charge (Qrr) than standard MOSFETs. This allows the devices to block the full breakdown voltage more quickly, helping to avoid failure from shoot-through and thermal overstress and increasing reliability in zero voltage switching (ZVS) / soft switching topologies such as phase-shifted bridges, LLC converters, and 3-level inverters.
The 21 A SiHx21N65EF is offered in five packages, while the 28 A SiHx28N65EF and 33 A SiHG33N65EF are each available in two. The devices feature low on-resistance down to 157 mΩ 102 mΩ and 95 mΩ respectively, and ultra-low gate charge. These values translate into extremely low conduction and switching losses to save energy in high-power, high-performance switch mode applications, including solar inverters, server and telecom power systems, ATX/Silver box PC SMPS, welding equipment, UPS, battery chargers, external electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, and LED, high-intensity discharge (HID), and fluorescent ballast lighting.
The devices are designed to withstand high energy pulses in the avalanche and commutation mode with guaranteed limits through 100 % UIS testing. The MOSFETs are RoHS-compliant and halogen-free.
Device Specification Table:
@ 10 V
@ 25 °C
25 °C (typ.)
|SiHA21N65EF||180||71||21||1.2||Thin-lead TO-220 FullPAK|
Samples and production quantities of the new 650 V EF Series MOSFETs are available now, with lead times of 16 to 18 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.