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Tiny True Green LEDs Work in Strenuous Environments

21 June 2017

The VLMTG1400 series. Source: Vishay IntertechnologyThe VLMTG1400 series. Source: Vishay IntertechnologyVishay Intertechnology, Inc. has introduced a new series of true green light-emitting diodes (LED) that achieve high luminous intensity up to 2,800 mcd.

The VLMTG1400 series measure 1.6 mm by 0.8 mm in an ultra-thin 0.55mm profile and work in arduous environments such as backlight keypads and displays for navigation systems, smartphones, industrial control systems and traffic signals and message boards.

The LEDs have a typical wavelength of 525 nm and forward voltage from 2.75V to 3.2V. The LEDs are available in 8mm tape and are RoHS-compliant, halogen-free and compatible with IR-reflow soldering processes as well as preconditioned according to JEDEC Level 2a.

The VLMTG1400 series is in production and sample quantities are available.

To contact the author of this article, email Peter.Brown@ieeeglobalspec.com


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