Vishay Intertechnology announced a new series of surface-mount transient voltage suppressor (TVS) protection diodes that are the industry’s first to feature a 2 % breakdown voltage tolerance. Offered in the low-profile SMF package, Vishay Semiconductors VTVSxxASMF series devices provide high surge capability of 400 W at 10/1000 µs for portable electronics.
With their low 1 mm profile, low-noise technology, and very fast response times, the devices released today are ideal for line transient voltage protection in space-constrained electronics, such as laptops, notebooks, tablets, smartphones, and external hard drives.
The VTVSxxASMF series consists of 23 devices with working voltages from 5 V to 63 V, with breakdown voltage tolerances of 2 % or 5 % available. The TVS offer a peak pulse current from 2.9 A to 20.3 A, excellent clamping capability from 14.8 V to 103.5 V, low incremental surge resistance, and operating temperatures from -55 °C to +175 °C.
The protection diodes provide ESD capability of ± 30 kV (air and contact discharge) in accordance with IEC 61000-4-2, support high-temperature soldering to 260 °C / 10 s at their terminals, and meet the MSL Level 1 standard per J-STD-020. The AEC-Q101-qualified devices are RoHS-compliant, halogen-free, and Vishay Automotive Grade.
Samples and production quantities of the VTVSxxASMF series are available now, with lead times of eight weeks for larger orders.
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