Vishay — IHLP® Power Inductors: Low-Profile Power Inductors in a Nutshell

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APPLICATIONS DC/DC converters Power supplies for computers, notebooks, graphic cards, servers Class “D” amplifiers LCD TVs and portable MP3 speakers LED driver power Commercial LED lighting LCD display backlights Automotive DC/DC converters Filters for noise suppression All currently available IHLP footprints meet or exceed AEC-Q200 Grade 0 and Grade 1 requirements SATURATION – IHLP VS. […]

Vishay – Generating Isolated Supplies for Industrial Applications Using the SiC462 in an Isolated Buck Topology

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By: Ron Vinsant, Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. Introduction Industrial power applications typically require a high input voltage. Standard voltage rails are 24V, 36V, and 48V. The DC/DC step-down (buck) switching regulators and controllers used to power circuitry in industrial applications are required to provide the solid, reliable performance needed for environments subject to noise, power surges, […]

Vishay – SiC46X microBUCK® SERIES

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Vishay – VCNL4200: High Sensitivity Long Distance Proximity and Ambient Light Sensor with I2C Interface

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VCNL4200 integrates a high sensitivity long distance proximity sensor (PS), ambient light sensor (ALS), and 940nm IRED into one small package. It incorporates photodiodes, amplifiers, and analog to digital converting circuits into a single chip using a CMOS process. The 16-bit high resolution ALS offers excellent sensing capabilities with sufficient selections to fulfill most applications […]

Vishay – Intertechnology AEC-Q200 Qualified Inductor

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Vishay has introduced a new AEC-Q200 qualified inductor that is the industry’s first to offer a continuous current rating of 125A. For automotive and industrial applications, the IHXL-2000VZ-5A features a 190A saturation current for 20% inductance reduction and continuous high temperature operation to +155°C. Mounting options for the device include through-hole, solder, welded, or bolt-on. […]

Vishay – WSHP2818 Automotive Grade Power Metal Strip® Resistor Saves PCB Space and Reduces Component Counts

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Device Features 10W Power Rating in Compact 2818 Case Size, Low Resistance Down to 1mΩ. Vishay introduced a new Automotive Grade Power Metal Strip® resistor that delivers a high 10W power rating in the compact 2818 case size. By providing the high power capability of larger resistors in a smaller footprint, the WSHP2818 is designed […]

Vishay – VCNL4035X01: Fully Integrated Proximity and Ambient Light Sensor with I2C Interface and Interrupt Function

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VCNL4035X01 integrates a proximity sensor (PS), ambient light sensor (ALS), a mux, and a driver for up to 3 external IREDs/LEDs into one small package. It incorporates photodiodes, amplifiers, and analog to digital converting circuits into a single chip by CMOS process. The 16-bit high resolution ALS offers excellent sensing capabilities with sufficient selections to […]

Vishay – New Space Saving DG2788A Dual DPDT/Quad SPDT Analog Switch That Improves Signal Integrity

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         Vishay Silconix introduces a new dual DPDT/quad SPDT analog switch featuring low resistance of 0.37W at 2.7V in the compact 2.6 x 1.8 x 0.55mm miniQFN16 package. Ideal for both analog and digital signal switching in space-constrained consumer, medical, and industrial applications, the DG2788A delivers improved resistance flatness, signal integrity, parasitic capacitance, and bandwidth. […]

Vishay – Active Control System for LED Lighting

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By: Dr. Dirck Sowada, Senior Manager of Test and Characterization, and Samy Ahmed, Manager Application Engineer for Optical Sensors While white LEDs have advantages over conventional light sources, they require an active control system to ensure that the desired lighting conditions remain predictable and stable over time. Unfortunately, today’s control systems often make use of […]