Vishay Intertechnology to Showcase Leading Optoelectronics and Vishay Electro-Films Submounts, RF Capacitors, and Wire-Bondable Products at 2013 SPIE Photonics West Exhibition

MALVERN, Pa.- Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it will be showcasing its latest industry-leading optoelectronics and Vishay Electro-Films (EFI) solutions at the 2013 SPIE Photonics West Exhibition, taking place from Feb. 2-7 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. In booth 5535, products on display will include a wide range of infrared components, in addition to Vishay EFI custom submounts, high-performance RF capacitors, and wire-bondable products.

At the 2013 SPIE Photonics West Exhibition, highlighted optoelectronics from Vishay will include infrared receivers with best-in-class sensitivity, noise filtering, and transmission range; high-power SurfLight(TM) surface emitters; devices with optically isolating and protecting control circuitry; LEDs in all colors and packages, including white LED modules; and light, proximity, and transmissive sensors.

Featured submounts at the exhibition will include Vishay EFI's AlN (Aluminum Nitride), BeO (Beryllium Oxide), and Al203 (Aluminum Oxide) ceramic substrates, which offer copper-filled vias, thick copper traces, and laser-machined shapes. For bonding, gold/tin solder features 70/30 to 80/20 compositions and thickness from 2 ìm to 8 ìm.

Also on display will be Vishay EFI's RFCS surface-mount thin film RF capacitors for impedance matching circuits, decoupling, DC blocking, and lumped element filters. The devices feature capacitance from 0.2 pF to 27 pF, low DCR, and high Q and SRF. Highlighted wire-bondable products will include resistors with TCR to ± 25 ppm/°C and power ratings to 1 W; resistor networks with tolerances to 0.05 %; single and binary capacitors; and inductors with inductance from 3 nH to 150 nH.

Presented by SPIE - the international society for optics and photonics - the Photonics West Exhibition is the essential photonics and laser event, highlighting the latest products, tools, and applications. For more information on the event, visit

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1,000 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

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