Products, Materials + Tools | Dec 02, 2010

Vishay Intertechnology Releases Metal-Core-Based, Cold White LED Power Modules

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced two metal-core-based, cold white LED power modules, each assembled with 12, 24, or 36 high-brightness LEDs. The new VLSL40xxA is designed for flexible use by utilizing optional special reflectors to adjust the modules’ emission characteristics, while the VLSL50xxA features a clear silicone lens for a butterfly-shaped radiation characteristic.

Optimized for illumination in streetlights, internal building lighting, tunnel lights, and general lighting applications, the VLSL40xxA and VLSL50xxA offer a color temperature range of 5000 K to 7000 K. Both devices feature a shiny white surface and a metal-core, single-side PCB with a Cu thickness > 0.75 µm. Each module includes a conductive top layer with a minimum Cu of 18µm and a 63-µm prepreg 1080 FR4 type isolation layer.

The VLSL40xxA is available with the VLSL-REFL01 reflector, which is composed of an Al-alloy material with a non-high-polished surface. By using different reflector combinations, the emission in one direction can be adjusted in a typical range of 120° to 55°. The clear silicone lens of the VLSL50xxA allows for a ± 35° vertical and ± 60° horizontal angle of half intensity.

The VLSL40xxA and VLSL50xxA are based on InGaN technology and provide a maximum current of 700 mA. The LED modules feature standard solder mask material, and offer luminous flux and color binning. The devices provide ESD withstand voltage up to 2 kV in accordance with JESD22-A114-B and comply with ROHS 2002/95/EC.

Device Specifications Table:

Part #LEDsLuminous intensityPower dissipationAngle of half intensity
VLSL4012A 12 1740 lm 35 W ± 80°
VLSL4024A 24 3480 lm 69 W ± 80°
VLSL4036A 36 5220 lm 104 W ± 80°
VLSL5012A 12 1740 lm 35 W ± 35° (vertical); ± 60° (horizontal)
VLSL5024A 24 3480 lm 69 W ± 35° (vertical); ± 60° (horizontal)
VLSL5036A 36 5220 lm 104 W ± 35° (vertical); ± 60° (horizontal)

Samples and production quantities of the LED power modules are available now, with lead times of eight to 25 weeks for larger orders.

About Vishay:
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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