Diodes

Electronic Components & Devices

HexaTech Demonstrates UVSure(TM) High-Performance UV-C LED

July 28, 2016

First Generation Aluminum Nitride-Based Device Achieves Market-Leading Performance MORRISVILLE, N.C. - HexaTech Inc. announced today the demonstration of its first generation UVSure™ UV-C LED, based on HexaTech's proprietary and world-leading aluminum nitride (AlN) substrate material. The 263 nm wavelength device achieves 6 mW in a 0.15 mm2 active area die. When scaled to our... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

SMD LED features ultra-miniature 0201 footprint.

July 28, 2016

Engineered with AlGalnP and InGaN chips, HELI-UltraMiniature measures 0.65 x 0.35 x 0.20 mm, making it suitable for wearable consumer products as well as disposable healthcare applications and portable devices with limited space. RoHS-compliant product is compatible with automatic placement equipment and features Level 2 moisture sensitivity. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Compact, Mid-Power UV LED (365 nm) delivers extended lifetime.

July 27, 2016

Able to replace mercury lamps in medical, industrial, and printing applications, shock-resistant VLMU1610-365-135 is built on InGaN technology and comes in 1.6 x 1.6 x 1.4 mm SMT package. Typical radiant power is 18 mW at 20 mA and 50 mW at 60 mA in 362.5–370 nm wavelength range. Along with silicone lens that enables lifetimes up to 25,000 hr, features include 135° emission angle, Moisture Sensitivity Level of 3 (J-STD-020), and immunity to degradation from frequent on/off switching. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

LED Shoebox Area Lights come in low- and high-voltage versions.

July 18, 2016

Available in low (12–24 Vdc) and high (277–480 Vac) input options, ETL-Listed SBX series feature IESNA Type V circular lighting pattern and can serve as replacements for HID lighting in outdoor applications. Low-profile, 24–300 W luminaires, available in 3000K, 4000K, and 5000K CCTs, produce 2,274–29,000 lm and can also replace Metal Halide/HPS fixtures of 100–1,000 W. Multiple mounting accessories are available, and IP65 safety rating suits wet locations. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

BiSy 2-Line, ESD Protection Diode conserves space in portables.

July 13, 2016

Featuring flow through design, VBUS05M2-HT1 offers low load capacitance (0.35 pF typ) and leakage current (< 0.1 µA max @ 5.5 V) for protection of high-speed data lines in smartphones, tablets, notebooks, and wearable devices against transient voltage signals. Other characteristics include 8.5 V typ breakdown voltage at 1 mA and 18 V max clamping voltage at 3.6 A. Supplied in LLP1006-3L package, product provides transient protection for data lines per IEC 61000 4 2 at ± 20 kV. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Thin Compact LEDs are available in 15 colors.

July 5, 2016

Optimized for wearable tech, portable devices, and drones, PICOLED™ SML-P1 series comes in 1.0 x 0.6 mm package with 0.2 mm form factor made possible via combination of low gold wire loop and thin light emitting element. This low-profile, thin chip LED series, weighing 0.2 mg, also leverages element technology that eliminates wavelength variations. Furthermore, penetration countermeasures are integrated within package to prevent solder intrusion. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

LED High Bays operate in hazardous environments.

June 27, 2016

Equipped with integrated power supply providing 6 kV surge protection, High Efficiency ATEX/IECEx Zone 1 SafeSite® High Bays provide 9,650–23,500 lm output with up to 110 lm/W efficiency. Units feature typical mounting height up to 13 m, offering retrofit for conventional 400 W HID fixtures. Operating from -40 to +60°C and L70 lifetime rated for more than 150,000 hours, high bays are suited for oil, gas, chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and other hazardous area applications. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

Blue LED Warning Light increases safety around heavy machinery.

June 20, 2016

By actively providing early notification for nearby workers and pedestrians in path of oncoming forklift, EPL-TN-FKLT-BLUE expands safety measures in hazardous work area. Explosionproof solution, mounted on front or back of forklift or other heavy machinery, produces 2,250 lm while drawing 2.09 A from 12 V electrical system. Combined with parabolic reflectors, five 5 W blue LEDs produce narrow, 5° spread spot beam; center beam is visible at night and during day. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Future Electronics Promotes High Brightness Single-Rank LEDs from ROHM Semiconductor

June 16, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, recently announced immediate shipping availability of the SML-D15 Series of high brightness single-rank LEDs from ROHM Semiconductor. ROHM's SML-D15 series of single-rank LEDs reduce brightness variations by 75%, making them ideal for applications where... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

WDR SWIR Camera Systems serve fast triggered imaging applications.

June 16, 2016

Without any processing or tone mapping, New Imaging Technologies (NIT) wide-dynamic-range (WDR), indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) SWIR sensors and camera systems deliver dynamic range >140 dB in one snapshot. InGaAs photodiode array features ROIC and comes in 640 x 512 (15 micron pitch) or 320 x 256 (25 micron pitch) pixel resolution; both operate in from 900–1,700 nm. Under all lighting conditions, internal Fixed Pattern Noise correction offers images with optimized uniformity. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

Dimming LED Lamps mimic incandescent light sources.

June 15, 2016

Warm Dim Series, which includes A19 (9.5 W), BR30 (9 W), and B11 (5 W) lamps, offers retrofit solutions that offer warm dimming to mimic incandescent light sources. When dimmed, CCT gradually warms from 2700K to 2200K to create appropriate ambience in residential, hospitality, restaurants, and other applications. A19 and B11 are ENERGY STAR® certified, and all models, suitable for use in enclosed fixtures, last 25,000 hr. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

Dual Color Emitting Diode offers radiant power to 9.5 mW.

June 14, 2016

Offered in 2 x 2 x 0.87 mm package for use in wearables and medical monitoring systems, SurfLight™ VSMD66694 features wavelengths of 660 nm (red) and 940 nm (IR) with radiant power of 9.5 mW and 8.5 mW, respectively. Device has narrow spectral bandwidth of 20 nm at 660 nm and provides balanced signal levels for SpO2 and pulse rate monitoring. Suitable for high pulse current operation to 1 A at 100 µs, RoHS-compliant emitter features ±60° angle of half-intensity and switching time of 10 ns. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Iolite Modular LED Downlight from Nora Lighting Wins Product Innovation Award

June 6, 2016

COMMERCE, CA Nora Lighting’s Iolite modular LED downlight has won a Product Innovation Award (PIA) from Architectural SSL magazine, reported Fred Farzan, Nora Lighting president and CEO. The award honors the most innovative LED/solid-state luminaires and fixtures on the market, while also recognizing the companies that manufacture these light sources. “The PIA program recognizes... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

TVS Diode Array protects equipment from ESD.

June 6, 2016

Fitting into 0201-size footprint, SP1026 Series 15 pF Bidirectional Discrete TVD Diode Array protects sensitive electronic equipment from damage due to electrostatic discharges. Zener diodes fabricated using proprietary silicon avalanche technology protect each I/O pin. Diodes can safely absorb repetitive ESD strikes at ±30 kV (contact discharge, IEC 61000-4-2) without performance degradation. Additionally, each diode can safely dissipate 5 A of 8/20 µs surge current (IEC61000-4-5). Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Ceramic UV LED with Silicone Lens replaces mercury lamps.

May 31, 2016

Targeting medical, industrial, and printing applications, ceramic-based VLMU3510-365-130 is built on InGaN technology, comes in 3.45 x 3.45 mm SMT package, and has up to 25,000 hr lifetime. Typical radiant power is 690 mW at 500 mA and 945 mW at 700 mA in wavelength range of 362.5–370 nm, emission angle is 130°, and radiant intensity is 315 mW/sr at 700 mA. Shock resistance and immunity to degradation from frequent on/off switching promotes reliable operation. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Waste Handling Equipment

Ultraviolet LEDs enable clean water and environments.

May 27, 2016

Measuring 6.5 mm wide, UV LEDs can be incorporated into range of products from self-disinfecting water bottles to hospital surface cleaners. Technology provides up to 40 mW at 100 mA continuous current operation in single surface mount package. With wavelength range of 280–290 nm, LEDs can deactivate DNA of bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens, preventing disease. Coupled with hemispherical quartz lens, UV LEDs provide precise beam shape, enabling uniform light distribution over large area. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Microsemi Showcases Leadership in Differentiated Products with Introduction of 15 New RF, Microwave and Millimeter Wave Devices at IMS 2016

May 26, 2016

New Product Exhibitions Featured in San Francisco, California May 22-27 ALISO VIEJO, Calif. - Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced it will feature 15 new products from its radio frequency (RF), millimeter wave integrated circuits (ICs), monolithic microwave integrated... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

Three-Way LED Lamp replaces 40/60/100 W incandescent bulbs.

May 26, 2016

Emitting 3 distinct levels of light while consuming down to 5 W, ENEGY STAR®-certified 3-Way Omnidirectional A-Lamp lets user choose from 450, 800 or 1600 lm for task at hand via integrated switch. These RoHS-compliant and UL-Listed lamps come in 2700K and 3000K color temperatures and are rated to last 25,000 hr. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Laser Diode Driver offers repetition rate up to 1 MHz.

May 24, 2016

Offering user-adjustable pulse width capability from 150 ps to 1 ns, Model 766 Short Pulse Seed Laser Diode Driver is suitable for driving 14-pin butterfly packaged laser diode modules at output currents up to 1.1 A. Driver supplies bidirectional proportional-integral-derivative thermoelectric cooler controller with current capability of 3 A and voltage capability of 4.2 V. Applications include seeding fiber lasers for materials processing, time-resolved spectroscopy, and LIDAR. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Low-Profile 400 W TVS Diodes protect sensitive electronics.

May 19, 2016

Available in SMT SOD-123FL package, SMF4L Series protects portable devices/hard drives, notebooks, VCC busses, POS terminals, SSDs, power supplies, and monitors from voltage transients induced by lightning and other transient voltage events. Flat lead, plastic package occupies 3.10 x 2.00 mm footprint and has 0.98 mm profile. Along with 400 W @ 10/1000 µsec peak pulse power dissipation capability, features include standard voltage ranges from 5–85 V. Read More