Components | LEDs | Color LEDs | Automotive | Jul 26, 2018

Vishay Automotive Grade Power LEDs - Latest AllnGaP Technology in Smallest Chip Size

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.
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

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, a luminous intensity ratio per packing unit of ≤ 1.6, and 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.

Samples and production quantities of the VLMx335xx and VLMx235xx series will be available in Q4 2018, with lead times of six weeks.

More information is available at www.vishay.com/ppg?84589 for the VLMx235xx, and www.vishay.com/ppg?84911 for the VLMx335xx, and data sheets may be directly downloaded at www.vishay.com/docs/84589/vlmx235.pdf and www.vishay.com/docs/84911/vlmx335.pdf respectively.

About Vishay Intertechnology, Inc:

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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