Optocouplers

Optics & Photonics

Radiation-Tolerant Optocouplers isolate circuits in deep space.

August 18, 2016

Suited for such deep spaceflight applications as satellites, launch vehicles, space craft, and planetary rovers, HCC100x series uses light-sensitive interface to offer electrical isolation between input and output circuits. Design, which consists of IR LED and NPN silicon phototransistor mounted in several package choices, ensures operation in harsh, dirty environments. Products feature 1 kV electrical isolation and other optoisolator assemblies extending out to 50 kV. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Vishay Intertechnology to Exhibit Industry-Leading MOSFETs, ICs, Passive Components, Diodes, and Optoelectronics at APEC 2016

March 16, 2016

MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced its technology lineup for the Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC) 2016, taking place March 20-24 in Long Beach, California. In booth 2017, the company will be highlighting its latest industry-leading power MOSFET, IC, passive component, diode, and optocoupler technologies for a wide range of...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Vishay Intertechnology Announces Technology Lineup for ELECRAMA-2016

February 8, 2016

Industry-Leading Passive and Semiconductor Components Deliver High Performance for High-Voltage, Solar Energy, Smart Grid, Wind Turbine, and Traction Applications MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced its technology lineup for ELECRAMA-2016, taking place Feb. 13-17 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Center in India. In hall 3B, booth H3M5, the...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Vishay Intertechnology to Highlight Industry-Leading Components at Solar Power International 2015

September 3, 2015

MALVERN, Pa.– Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the company will be highlighting its latest technologies and components at Solar Power International (SPI) 2015, being held Sept. 14-17 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Vishay's technology lineup at the event will include a wide range of MOSFETs, diodes and rectifiers, optoelectronics,...Read More

Optics & Photonics

High-Isolation Optocouplers are capable of data rates to 10 MBd.

September 19, 2014

Consisting of GaAIAs IR emitting diode optically coupled with integrated photo detector, VOW135/136/137/2611 isolate low- to high-voltage circuits in alternative energy systems and industrial applications. Optocouplers, which feature safety isolation as well as internal Faraday shield, provide VIOTM of 8,000 V and VIORM of 1,414 V and offer external creepage distance of >10 mm. Respectively, VOW135/VOW136 and VOW137/2611 offer common mode transient immunity of 1,000 V/µs and up to 40,000 V/µs. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Future Electronics Announces Availability of the FOD816 Series from Fairchild Semiconductor

March 11, 2014

Pointe Claire, Quebec— Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, announces availability of Fairchild Semiconductor's FOD816 Series optocouplers. The FOD816 consists of two gallium arsenide infrared emitting diodes, connected in inverse parallel, driving a silicon photodarlington output in a 4-pin dual in-line package. Features of Fairchild Semiconductor's...Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Vishay Intertechnology to Highlight Latest MOSFETs, Passives, Diodes, and Optoelectronics at ELECRAMA-2014

January 8, 2014

MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced its technology line-up for ELECRAMA-2014, taking place Jan. 8-12 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Center in India. In hall 3B, booth H3J12, the company will be highlighting its latest industry-leading power MOSFET, passive component, diode, and optoelectronics technologies for solar, smart grid, wind turbine, and...Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Future Electronics Offers Availability of Vishay's IL420 Series

October 25, 2013

Montreal, Quebec– Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, announces immediate availability of the IL420 Series by Vishay. The IL420 consists of a GaAs IRLED optically coupled to a photosensitive non-zero crossing TRIAC network. The TRIAC consists of two inverse parallel-connected monolithic SCRs. These three semiconductors are assembled in a six-pin dual...Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Low Input Current Optocouplers feature phototransistor output.

July 11, 2013

Supplied in SSOP-4 mini-flat package with double-molded construction, Models VOS628A and VOS627A have low input currents of 1 mA and 5 mA, respectively, and are suited for PLCs, industrial control systems, and office automation. Devices protect equipment users from electrical shocks and protect microprocessors within systems from damage by voltage spikes. SSOP-4 package provides 3,750 Vrms isolation voltage, half lead pitch of 1.27 mm, and creepage and clearance distance of ≥5 mm. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Vishay Intertechnology to Showcase Semiconductor and Passive Component Solutions for Solar and Advanced Energy Storage and Management Solutions at Intersolar Europe 2013

June 17, 2013

MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) will be showcasing semiconductors and passive components for solar panel junction boxes and inverters as well as advanced energy conversion, energy management, and smart grid applications in booth A4.354 at the Intersolar Europe 2013 exhibition, taking place June 19-21 at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Munich, Germany. Featured...Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Interface Modules monitor/control high-voltage field devices.

May 16, 2013

Measuring 22.5 mm wide, DIN rail-mount BusWorks®XT Series connects discrete field devices to measurement and control system I/O modules. XTA-120V-6 optocoupler modules have 6 individually isolated 120 Vac/Vdc digital inputs to sense on/off levels and provide 5–32 Vdc logic outputs to fieldbus input module or controller. XTA-MRNO-6 interposing relay module receives 4–32 Vdc logic-level signals from output module or controller to switch 6 mechanical relay outputs. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Low Input Current Optocouplers provide phototransistor output.

March 12, 2013

Housed in SSOP-4 mini-flat package, Series VOS618A and VOS617A feature DC input currents of 1 mA and 5 mA, respectively. Units have GaAs infrared emitting diode, which is optically coupled to silicon planar phototransistor detector. SSOP-4 package provides 3,750 Vrms isolation voltage rating, half lead pitch of 1.27 mm, and creepage/clearance distance of ≥5 mm. Offering CRT ranges from 40–600%, devices protect users from electrical shocks and microprocessors within systems from voltage spikes. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Low Input Current Optocouplers feature phototransistor output.

September 26, 2012

Housed in SOP-4 mini-flat package, Series VOM617A and VOM618A feature input currents of 5 mA and 1 mA, respectively. Each includes 9 current transfer ratio ranges from 40–600%. Equipped with GaAs IR emitting diode that is optically coupled to silicon phototransistor, devices are designed for isolated feedback loops, I/O isolation, and isolation in switchmode power supplies, AC adapters, and motor drivers. Package provides 3,750 Vrms isolation voltage and creepage/clearance distance of ≥ 5 mm. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Low-Input Current Optocouplers come in SOP-4 mini-flat package.

September 25, 2012

Featuring respective input currents of 5 and 1 mA, VOM617A and VOM618A series each offer phototransistor output and 9 current transfer ratio (CTR) ranges from 40%–600%. Products are designed for isolated feedback loops, I/O isolation, and isolation in switchmode power supplies, AC adapters, motor drivers, solar invertors, networking switches, and telecom line cards. Optocouplers protect equipment users from electrical shocks and protect MPUs from being damaged by voltage spikes. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Phototriac Optocouplers feature blocking voltage of 600 Vac.

June 13, 2012

Housed in miniflat SOP-4 package with 2.0 mm height, VOM160 and VOM305x Series offer input trigger LED current of 5, 7, and 10 mA. Non-zero crossing phototriac optocouplers turn motors and solenoid controls on/off in refrigerators, lamps, washers, and coffee makers. Models VOM3052T and VOM3053T, with static dV/dt of 1,500 V/µs, are well suited for noisy environments where lower dV/dt can cause thyristor to be triggered as result of high slew rate transient on output load. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Non-Zero Crossing Phototriac Optocouplers come in Green package.

June 12, 2012

Supplied in miniflat SOP-4 package with 2.0 mm profile, VOM160 and VOM305x series offer 3 choices of input trigger LED current: 5 mA (VOM160NT/VOM3053T), 7 mA (VOM160PT), and 10 mA (VOM160RT/VOM3052T). Blocking voltage is 600 Vac, and static dV/dt is 500 or 1,500 V/µs. In addition to being used for turning on/off motors and solenoid control in refrigerators, washers, lamps, and coffee makers, products may also be used to drive TRIACs for solid-state relays and static AC power switches. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Vishay to Showcase Power Electronics for Solar Energy at Intersolar Europe 2012

June 11, 2012

Vishay Intertechnology to Showcase Broad Range of Standard and Special Power Electronics for Solar Energy at Intersolar Europe 2012 MALVERN, Pa. - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the company will be presenting powerful and energy-efficient power electronics products such as rectifiers, resistors, aluminum and film capacitors, diodes, MOSFETs, and optocouplers at...Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Isolated Half-Bridge Gate Drivers have 50-year operating life.

May 11, 2012

Respectively providing 3 kV rms isolation in narrow-body, 16-lead SOIC and 5 kV rms reinforced isolation in wide-body, 16-lead SOIC, ADuM3223 and ADuM4223 use iCoupler® digital isolator technology, feature sub 55 nsec propagation delay and less than 5 nsec delay matching, and offer 700 Vpeak galvanic isolation between high- and low-side outputs. With 2 independent isolation channels, drivers feature 4 A PEAK current drive and operate from 3.3-5.5 V. Read More

Optics & Photonics

ATEX-Certified Optocoupler serves potentially explosive areas.

April 5, 2012

Supplied in 17.8 x 9.6 x 6.1 mm plastic package, CNY65Exi meets EU ATEX 94/9/EC directive for operation in potentially explosive atmospheres while offering isolation voltage of 11,600 V and comparative tracking index of 475. IR light transmits data and control signals from typically low-voltage control side to high-voltage equipment, and emitter and detector are separated by distance of greater than 3 mm. Multiple current transfer ratio binning options are available from 50%-300%. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Vishay Intertechnology Announces 'Super 12' Featured Products for 2012

March 29, 2012

Innovative Components Offer Industry-Leading Specifications for a Variety of Applications MALVERN, Pa. - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced its "Super 12" featured products for 2012. Each year, Vishay's Super 12 collection showcases the company's industry-leading capabilities in semiconductor and passive devices, providing design engineers with a shortcut to leading...Read More