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Materials & Material Processing

Custom Thin Film Substrate support sidewall patterning.

March 4, 2015

Increasing design flexibility and density for equipment miniaturization, SDWP substrates accommodate die attach or wire bonding on side walls as well as top side. This lets designers provide continuity between top and bottom of die, connect wire bonds to traces on side of die, or make contact with side of die with pin. SDWP substrates feature plate thickness of ≤0.025 in., min line width and gap of ≥0.003 in., and tight line width and gap tolerances down to ±0.001 in. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Integrated UV Light Sensor features Filtron(TM) UV technology.

March 2, 2015

Incorporating photo-pin-diode (280–400 nm spectral sensitivity, 355 nm peak sensitivity wavelength) and signal processing IC in 2.35 x 1.8 x 1.0 mm SMT package, VEML6070 employs Filtron™ UV technology and converts solar UV light intensity into digital data. I²C bus interface simplifies operation, and refresh rate setting simplifies designs by eliminating need for external RC low pass filter. Temperature-compensated sensor also provides fluorescent light flicker immunity. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Dual Inductor operates up to 155°C.

February 26, 2015

Offering 2 inductors in one 4032 package, Model IHLD-4032KB-5A is optimized for automotive and commercial class D amplifier circuits. AEC-Q200-qualified inductor offers max DCR from 32.6–107 mΩ, inductance from 10–33 µH, rated current to 5.6 A, and frequency range up to 1 MHz. Manufactured with 100% lead-free, shielded, composite package, IHLD-4032KB-5A is specified for operating temperature of 55–155°C, with resistance to thermal shock, moisture, mechanical shock, and vibration. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

SMT Proximity/Ambient Light Sensor leverages Filtron(TM) technology.

February 23, 2015

Supplied in 4 x 2 x 1.1 mm package, VCNL4040 combines IR emitter, photo detectors for proximity and ambient light, signal processing IC, and 16-bit ADC. This 3-in-1 sensor features interrupt function, supports I²C bus communication interface, and simplifies window and sensor placement in consumer applications. Able to be assembled on main PCB, device can function at any depth or air gap below glass window, and Filtron™ technology enables close to human eye ambient light spectral sensitivity. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Thick Film Power Resistor offers 3 W power dissipation.

February 19, 2015

Housed in 8.2 x 7.3 x 2.8 mm surface-mount TO-252 style package, 25 Watt Model DTO25 provides resistance range from 0.016 Ω to 700 kΩ for automotive, industrial, and military applications. Non-inductive device can support up to 5 kW+ for 10–5 second pulse and 10 J for 0.1 second pulse. RoHS-compliant and AEC-Q200-qualified, resistor features tinned copper connections specified for -55 to +150°C operation. Thermal resistance at 25 W and +25°C is 5°C/W junction-to-case. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

PowerPAK 20 V MOSFET enhances reliability of portable electronics.

February 19, 2015

Supplied in 2 x 2 mm footprint PowerPAK® SC-70 package, SiA466EDJ increases power density and reliability for portable electronics. This 20 V n-channel TrenchFET® power MOSFET, with VGS rating of ±20 V, offers 25 A continuous drain current and 2,500 V ESD protection. On-resistance of 9.5 mΩ (10 V), 11.1 mΩ (6 V), and 13.0 mΩ (4.5 V) reduces conduction losses, and 6.3 nC typical gate charge and 0.9 Ω gate resistance minimize switching losses. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Digital RGBW Sensor with I²C Interface measures 2 x 1.25 x 1.0 mm.

February 16, 2015

Able to sense red, green, blue, and white (RGBW) light, SMT VEML6040 offers 16-bit resolution for each color channel and incorporates photo-pin-diodes and signal processing IC. I²C bus interface simplifies operation, while Filtron™ technology provides ambient light spectral detection from 0.0056 lx to 11.7 klx and sensitivity with responses close to human eye. All circuitry needed for color balancing, backlight control, and color temperature measurement is included in one package.
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Electronic Components & Devices

Automotive-Grade High-Current Inductor comes in 4040 case size.

February 9, 2015

Along with 4.0 mm profile, 0.47–47 µH inductance, and frequency range up to 1 MHz, AEC-Q200-qualified Vishay Dale IHLP®-4040DZ-8A features 100% lead (Pb)-free, shielded, composite construction that minimizes buzz noise. RoHS-compliant and halogen-free device, able to handle high transient current spikes without hard saturation, is suited for VRMs, high-current noise filters, and DC/DC converters in high-temperature (up to +180°C continuous) automotive applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Standard Rectifiers in Thin SMPD serve automotive applications.

February 6, 2015

Supplied in SMPD (TO-263AC) package with 1.7 mm profile, SE10DxHM3/1, SE12DxHM3/1, and SE20DxHM3/1 are AEC-Q101-qualified, 100–600 V standard rectifiers that combine ESD capability with current ratings from 10–20 A. These products reduce power loss and improve efficiency for general-purpose power line polarity protection in automotive applications. With ESD capability, devices can provide class H3B (>8 kV) performance based on AEC-Q101-001 human body model (contact mode). Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Thin Film Resistors feature T level failure rate.

February 5, 2015

Suited for critical space applications, E/H Series is qualified to TCR characteristics E, H, K, L, and M in 12 case sizes. Surface-mount resistor chips feature electroplated nickel barrier layer for operating conditions to +150°C, TAMELOX resistive element, and high-purity alumina substrate for power ratings to 1,000 mW. MIL-PRF-55342-qualified devices offer absolute TCR down to ±25 ppm/°C and wide resistance range from 10 Ω to 6.19 MΩ, depending on case size and TCR characteristics. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Quad SPST Analog Switches support wearable applications.

January 29, 2015

Housed in 1.4 x 1.4 mm WCSP package with 0.35 mm pitch and top-side lamination, 200 Ω Models DG2501, DG2502, and DG2503 save space in wearable electronics and sensors as well as consumer and communication devices. Monolithic switches provide low CD(OFF) of 2.6 pF, CD (ON) of 7.6 pF, charge injection down to -0.7 pC, and typical switch-on leakage current of 9 pA. Operating from single 1.8–5.5 V power supply, RoHS-compliant units consume <0.01 µW and offer ESD tolerance of >8 kV. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Neutral Ground Resistors protect industrial power systems.

January 29, 2015

Comprising GRE1 grid resistors in weatherproof, IP23-rated enclosures with high voltage insulation, Milwaukee Resistors NGR series combines line-neutral (1.39–8 kV) and system (2.4–13.8 kV) voltages with performance to +760°C. Drop-in replacement solutions provide ground fault, overvoltage, and short circuit protection for generators and transformers in wye (star) configurations. Current ratings range from 100–1,000 A, and resistance ranges from 1.39–80 Ω with tolerance of ±10%. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

High-Voltage MOSFETs suit SMPS applications.

January 23, 2015

Built on second-generation Super Junction Technology, 500 V Series of High-Voltage MOSFETs are optimized for operation in switch mode power supplies to 500 W. Devices range from 12–20 A with low on-resistance from 190–380 mΩ and ultra-low gate charge of 22–45 nC. Designed to withstand high energy pulse in avalanche and commutation modes, RoHS-compliant devices meet stringent 80 PLUS efficiency standards required for consumer products, lighting applications, and ATX/silver box PC SMPS. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

BiAs Single-Line ESD Protection Diode helps conserve board space.

January 22, 2015

Reducing board space required for ESD protection in portable electronics, VESD15A1-HD1-G4-08 bidirectional and symmetrical (BiAs) single-line ESD protection diode provides reverse avalanche breakdown voltage above 15.5 V and low forward voltage from 1.0 x 0.6 x <0.4 mm LLP1006-2L package. Isolation to ground is characterized by leakage current of <0.01 µA and load capacitance of 45 pF at 0 V. Max reverse and forward clamping voltages of 20 V and 1.3 V, respectively, are 1 A. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Commercial/Automotive Grade Inductors operate up to +155°C.

January 16, 2015

Supplied in 2020 case size with 3 mm profile, Vishay Dale IHLP®-2020CZ-51 and AEC-Q200-qualified IHLP-2020CZ-5A operate from 55 to +155°C and offer inductance ranges from 0.22–15 µH and frequency range of up to 1 MHz. Products handle high transient current spikes without hard saturation, while RoHS-compliant and 100% lead (Pb)-free shielded, composite construction reduces buzz noise. Heat rating current ranges from 2.4–16.0 A, and rated saturation current varies from 1.8–13.0 A. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Surface Mount Rectifiers support automotive applications.

January 7, 2015

Housed in SMF eSMP® package, AEC-Q101-Qualified Rectifiers include SS1F4HM3, SS1FH6HM3, and SS2FH6HM3 Schottky models offering 40 and 60 V reverse voltages and forward voltage drops down to 0.37 V at 1 A, 125°C. SE10FJHM3 standard rectifier, built on oxide planar chip technology, provides class H3B ESD protection of >8 kV. Hyperfast VS-1EFH02HM3 and VS-2EFH02HM3 FRED Pt rectifiers feature breakdown voltages of 200 V, forward voltage drops down to 0.93 V at 1.0 A, and recovery times down to 28 ns. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Automotive-Grade PIN Photodiodes have 7.5 mm² sensitive area.

December 19, 2014

High-speed silicon PIN photodiodes VEMD5010X01 and VEMD5110X01 come in top-view, SMT packages measuring 5 x 4 x 0.9 mm. For detection of visible and NIR radiation, VEMD5010X01's free cavity is filled with clear epoxy for 430–1,100 nm sensitivity range. For 790–1,050 nm IR applications, VEMD5110X01 utilizes black daylight filtering epoxy and is matched with 850–940 nm IR emitters. Both are AEC-Q101-qualified devices with reverse light current of 48 µA and dark current of 2 nA. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Compact 7 W SMT Resistor offers resistance down to 1 milliohm.

December 18, 2014

Offered in 2818 case size that conserves space in automotive, industrial, computer, and consumer applications, Vishay Dale WSHM2818 SMT Power Metal Strip® resistor features solid metal nickel-chrome or manganese-copper alloy resistive element with TCR < 20 ppm/°C. AEC-Q200-qualified product has 1,000-hour load life stability, resistance to short time overload of <±1%, and all-welded construction. Resistance values range from 1–100 mΩ with tight tolerance of ±1.0%. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

High-Current Inductor features integrated e-shield.

December 18, 2014

Saving board space by eliminating need for separate board-level shielding, Model IHLE-4040DC-5A contains electric field associated with EMI in tin-plated copper integrated shield, providing up to -20 dB of electric field reduction at 1 cm when shield is connected to ground. RoHS-compliant device features max DCR from 1.66–178 mΩ and inductance values from 0.47–47 µH. Housed in 4040 case size, AEC-Q200-qualified inductor is rated to 30 A and operates up to +155°C. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Power Stages target multiphase POL regulators.

December 12, 2014

Offered in 3 PowerPAK® package sizes with input voltage range of 4.5–18 V, VRPower® Integrated DrMOS Power Stages are optimized for on-board DC/DC converters in computing and storage equipment, telecom switches, routers, and graphics cards. Gate driver IC is compatible with range of PWM controllers and supports tri-state PWM logic of 5 V and 3.3 V. Diode emulation mode circuitry optimizes light-load efficiency, while adaptive dead time control further optimizes efficiency at all load points. Read More

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