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New Vishay Intertechnology Bidirectional Single-Line ESD Protection Diodes in Small SOD-323 Package Save Board Space in Automotive Applications

MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) today released two new bidirectional single-line ESD protection diodes in the compact SOD-323 package. Measuring only 1.95 mm by 1.5 mm with a low 0.95 mm profile, the space-saving Vishay Semiconductors VLIN1626-02G and VLIN2626-02G offer low capacitance and leakage current for the protection of automotive data lines against transient voltage signals.

For LIN bus applications, the diodes released today provide transient protection for one data line as per IEC 61000‑4‑2 at ± 30 kV (air and contact discharge). The AEC-Q101-qualified devices feature low load capacitance of 15.5 pF typical and 18 pF maximum, low maximum leakage current of < 0.05 μA, and working voltages of -16 V / +26.5 V or ± 26 V. The protection diodes are lead (Pb)-free and RoHS-compliant.

Samples and production quantities of the new VLIN1626-02G and VLIN2626-02G are available now, with lead times of eight weeks for large orders.

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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Links to product datasheets:
http://www.vishay.com/ppg?85902 (VLIN1626-02G)
http://www.vishay.com/ppg?85915 (VLIN2626-02G)

Link to product photo:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/vishay/albums/72157659885077093

For more information please contact: Vishay Intertechnology Peter Henrici, +1 408 567-8400 peter.henrici@vishay.com or Redpines Bob Decker, +1 415 409-0233 bob.decker@redpinesgroup.com

Source:Vishay Intertechnology