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Vishay Unveils New UVC Emitting Diode in SMD Package

Vishay Intertechnology is adding short-wavelength ultraviolet (UVC) emitting diodes with a compact new SMD device for sterilization, sanitation, and purification applications.

Vishay Unveils New UVCDesigned to replace mercury UVC lamps, the Vishay Semiconductors VLMU35CL..-280-120 delivers an extremely long lifetime in a 3.5 mm by 3.5 mm by 1.2 mm surface-mount package with a quartz window that eliminates the need for an external lens.

The Key Features of the Ceramic UVC Emitting Diode include:

  • Ceramic SMT package with quartz window
  • Dimension (L x W x H) in mm: 3.5 x 3.5 x 1.2
  • Forward current: up to 70 mA

The Key Application of the Device includes:

RoHS-compliant, halogen-free, and Vishay Green, the VLMU35CL..-280-120 is compatible with reflow soldering processes and features a Moisture Sensitivity Level of 3 in accordance with J-STD-020.

Samples of the new UVC emitting diode are available now. Production quantities are available now with lead times of four to six weeks.

Further information on the product: Click Here


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