Vishay Intertechnology Announces 'Super 12' Featured Products for 2015

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 2015. Each year, Vishay identifies a dozen key semiconductor and passive components featuring new and improved technologies that can significantly improve the performance of end products and systems. Vishay's Super 12 collection showcases the company's industry-leading capabilities in semiconductor and passive devices and provides a cross-section of Vishay's very broad product portfolio.

The Super 12 products for 2015 are:

Vishay Semiconductors FRED Pt® Gen 4 Ultrafast Recovery Diodes — The ideal match for Vishay's new Trench IGBTs, the 600 V and 650 V diodes offer ultralow forward voltage and reverse recovery charge to reduce losses and increase efficiency, while their extremely soft turn-off behavior minimizes overvoltages under all switching conditions.

Vishay BCcomponents 196 HVC ENYCAP™ Hybrid ENergY Storage Capacitors — With their low 2.5 mm profiles and industry-high energy density of 13 Ws/g, the capacitors save space in energy harvesting and power line backup applications, while their wide variety of layouts, capacitance values, and voltage ratings provide exceptional flexibility.

Vishay Siliconix SiHP33N60EF/EF Series of Fast Body Diode N-Channel Power MOSFETs — Built on second-generation superjunction technology, EF series devices offer a 10x lower reverse recovery charge (Qrr) than standard MOSFETs for increased reliability. The 33 A SiHP33N60EF features ultralow on-resistance of 98 Ω to save energy in high-power, high-performance switch mode applications.

Vishay Sfernice Massive Electro-Pyrotechnic Igniter Chip (MEPIC) Resistor — Offering Joule effect or flash ignition for fast firing times down to 250 µs, the MEPIC resistor provides very predictable, reproducible, and reliable behavior with firing energy down to 1.5 mJ and an ohmic range of 1Ω to 8 Ω.

Vishay Siliconix SiC620R VRPower® Integrated DrMOS Power Stage — The next-generation SiC620R is offered in the new 5 mm by 5 mm PowerPAK® MLP55-31L package with dual side cooling, which enables 70 A and 95 % efficiency in typical multiphase buck converter designs, while reducing power losses by 20 %.

Vishay Dale WSHM2818 Power Metal Strip® Current Sense Resistor — Designed to save space in automotive, industrial, computer, and consumer applications, the AEC-Q200-qualified WSHM2818 combines a high 7 W power rating with extremely low resistance values down to 1 mΩ in the compact 2818 case size.

Vishay Siliconix -20 V Si7157DP TrenchFET® P-Channel Gen III Power MOSFET — Designed to increase efficiency in mobile computing devices, the Si7157DP offers the lowest on-resistance ever for a p-channel MOSFET, while the device's compact 6.15 mm by 5.15 mm PowerPAK® SO-8 package saves valuable PCB space.

Vishay Beyschlag MMA 0204 HV and MMB 0207 HV Professional Thin Film High-Voltage MELF Resistors — For medical equipment and other electronics where reliability and stability are primary concerns, the MMA 0204 HV and MMB 0207 HV combine a robust construction with high continuous operating voltage to 1000 V and a surge voltage rating to 3 kV.

Vishay Semiconductors PLZ Series Zener Diodes — The first Zener Diodes to offer 500 mW of power dissipation in the new ultracompact, low-profile MicroSMF eSMP® series package, PLZ series devices combine extremely tight voltage tolerances of ± 2.5 % with low leakage current and excellent stability.

Vishay Dale IHLE-4040DC-5A Low-Profile, High-Current Inductor With Integrated E-Shield — Lowering costs and saving board space in automotive and other applications by eliminating the need for separate board-level shielding for the inductor, the IHLE-4040DC-5A provides up to 20 dB of electric field reduction.

Vishay Semiconductors VOW3120 Widebody IGBT and MOSFET Driver — For high working voltage applications, the VOW3120 features a minimum 10 mm clearance and external creepage distance, while providing high-isolation voltage ratings of VIORM = 1414 V and VIOTM = 8000 V.

Vishay BCcomponents AY2 Series Automotive-Grade Ceramic Safety Capacitors — Designed to provide high reliability for Class X1 (440 VAC) and Y2 (300 VAC) automotive applications, the AC-line-rated ceramic disc safety capacitors are optimized for on-board chargers and battery management in electric cars and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV).

More information about Vishay's Super 12 products is available at

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

ENYCAP is a trademark and FRED Pt, Power Metal Strip, and eSMP are registered trademarks of Vishay Intertechnology.

VRPower, PowerPAK, and TrenchFET are registered trademarks of Siliconix incorporated.

Vishay Contact:

Andrew Post

Senior Manager,

Global Communications

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

Telephone: 1 610-251-5287

Fax: 1 610-889-9429


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