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Vishay Intertechnology Automotive Grade Power LEDs Utilize Latest AllnGaP Technology in Smallest Chip Size for High Brightness and Drive Current

Offered in PLCC-2 and Ultra Compact MiniLED Packages, AEC-Q101 Qualified Devices Feature Luminous Intensity to 1400 mcd

MALVERN, Pa. — July 25, 2018 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced two new series of surface-mount Automotive Grade power LEDs in PLCC-2 and ultra compact MiniLED packages. Utilizing the latest advanced AllnGaP technology in the smallest chip size available, the Vishay Semiconductors VLMx335xx and VLMx235xx series deliver high brightness and maximum drive current up to 50 mA for automotive, industrial, and consumer applications.

The AEC-Q101 qualified LEDs released today combine low thermal resistance down to 400 K/W with power dissipation of 130 mW, which in turn enables their high drive current. The small 2.3 mm by 1.3 mm by 1.4 mm size of the VLMx235xx’s MiniLED package and VLMx335xx’s high luminous intensity to 1400 mcd make them ideal for automotive interior and exterior lighting; traffic signals and signs; and indicators and backlighting for audio and video equipment, LCD switches, and symbols for general use.

Offered in super red, red, amber, soft orange, and yellow, the LEDs feature a lead-frame embedded in a white thermoplast, with an inside reflector filled with a clear epoxy. The devices offer a ± 60° angle of half-intensity, forward voltage down to 1.8 V, and a luminous intensity ratio per packing unit of ≤ 1.6, and they are categorized, per packing unit, for luminous intensity and color.

RoHS-compliant, halogen-free, and Vishay Green, the LEDs are available in 8 mm tape, offer an ESD-withstand voltage up to 2 kV in accordance with JESD22-A114-B, and are compatible with preconditioning according to JEDEC Level 2a.

Device Specification Table:

Series

Color

Luminous intensity (mcd)

Wavelength (nm)

Min.

Typ.

Max.

Min.

Typ.

Max.

VLMS235S2U1

Super red

224

370

560

626

630

639

VLMR235T2V1

Red

355

520

900

619

625

631

VLMK235T2V1

Amber

355

550

900

611

616

622

VLMO235U1V2

Soft orange

450

650

1120

600

605

611

VLMO235U2V2

Soft orange

560

700

1120

602

605

609

VLMY235T2V1

Yellow

355

520

900

583

589

594

VLMS335T1U2

Super red

280

390

710

626

630

639

VLMR335U1V2

Red

450

560

1120

619

625

631

VLMK335U1V2

Amber

450

630

1120

611

616

622

VLMO335U2AA

Soft orange

560

700

1400

600

605

611

VLMY335U1V2

Yellow

450

600

1120

583

589

594

Samples and production quantities of the VLMx335xx and VLMx235xx series will be available in Q4 2018, with lead times of six weeks. Pricing for U.S. delivery only starts at $0.047 per piece.

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 www.vishay.com.

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