Vishay Releases Industry-First White Power SMD LEDs in CLCC-2 Flat Ceramic Package With Ultra-Low 0.75-mm Profile

Devices Combine Low Thermal Resistance of 20k/W and High Optical Power From 9000mcd to 18000mcd

Malvern, Pennsylvania, (PresseBox) - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today released the industry's first series of high-intensity white power SMD LEDs in the CLCC-2 flat ceramic package. The robust and light-efficient VLMW82.. devices offer low thermal resistance of 20K/W and high optical power from 9000mcd to 18000mcd for thermal-sensitive applications.

With an ultra-low profile of only 0.75mm, the CLCC-2 flat ceramic package of the VLMW82.. LEDs allows the additional current drive for a maximum light output while maintaining a high service life of up to 50,000 hours, making them ideal light sources in space-limited applications where thermal management is a key consideration.

The new devices are optimized for display backlighting and illumination in automotive and transport, consumer, and general applications. An eco-friendly alternative to CCFL display backlighting, the Vishay CLCC-2 LED offers excellent efficiencies in brightness, lifetime and power savings in a compact package (3.3mm x 3.4mm). Typical end products include flashes for cameras; retail and window displays; emergency lighting and signs; household appliances; and automotive instrument panels and exterior lighting, such as brake lights and turn signals.

Utilizing InGaN technology, the LEDs offer a typical luminous flux of 35000 mlm and optical efficiency of 40lm/W at 100mA. The devices feature a luminous intensity ratio per package unit of IV max/IV min 1.6, forward voltage up to 4.3V, and 60° half-intensity angle.

The VLMW82.. LEDs are compatible with IR-reflow solder processes, in accordance with CECC 00802 and J-STD-020C. Preconditioned according to JEDEC Level 4 standards, the CLCC-2 flat package is lead (Pb)-free and RoHS-compliant. The devices are automotive qualified AEC-Q101 and offer an ESD-withstand voltage up to 1kV in accordance with JESD22-A114-B.

Samples of the new VLMW82.. series of high-intensity white power SMD LEDs are available now. Production quantities will be available in July 2008, with lead times of eight weeks for larger orders.

Vishay Electronic GmbH

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., ein an der New Yorker Börse notiertes (Tickersymbol VSH) und in der "Fortune 1000"-Liste enthaltenes Unternehmen, zählt zu den weltgrößten Herstellern von diskreten Halbleiterbauelementen (Dioden, Gleichrichter, Transistoren, optoelektronische Bauteile, ausgewählte IC-Typen) und passiven elektronischen Bauteilen (Widerstände, Kondensatoren, Induktivitäten, Sensoren und Wandler). Diese Bauelemente werden in elektronischen Geräten und Einrichtungen fast aller Art eingesetzt. Das Unternehmen ist in zahlreichen Märkten präsent: Industrieelektronik, Computertechnik, Automobiltechnik, Konsumgüterelektronik, Kommunikationstechnik, Wehr-, Luft-/Raumfahrttechnik und Medizintechnik. Vishay bringt immer wieder technische Innovationen hervor, verfolgt eine erfolgreiche Akquisitionsstrategie und kann seinen Kunden eine Vielzahl von Produkten aus einer Hand anbieten. Das sind die Gründe dafür, dass Vishay heute eines der weltweit führenden Unternehmen der Bauelementebranche ist. Im Internet finden Sie Vishay unter http://www.vishay.com.

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