Electronics and Semiconductors

New Yorker Electronics releases two new Vishay surface-mount PIN photodiodes

06 November 2020

Figure 1: Automotive grade PIN photodiodes. Source: New Yorker ElectronicsFigure 1: Automotive grade PIN photodiodes. Source: New Yorker ElectronicsVishay Optoelectronics has introduced two new surface-mount automotive grade silicon PIN photodiodes, now available through New Yorker Electronics. In a compact 0805 case size with a low 0.7 mm profile, these Vishay diodes are 0.15 mm lower than prior generation devices.

Offered in black packages, the opaque side walls of the Vishay semiconductors VEMD4010X01 and VEMD4110X01 eliminate unwanted side illumination to increase their signal-to-noise ratio. The Vishay photodiodes from New Yorker Electronics are used in photo detection applications such as solar load sensors; automotive rain, light and tunnel sensors; light barriers for elevators, garage doors and industrial equipment; and reflective sensors for touchless faucets, toilets and trash cans.

For the detection of visible and near infrared radiation, the VEMD4010X01 offers a sensitivity range from 550 nm to 1040 nm. For 740 nm to 1040 nm infrared applications, the VEMD4110X01 features a daylight blocking filter and is matched with 830 nm to 950 nm infrared (IR) emitters. They eliminate unwanted side illumination and increase signal-to-noise ratio.

The newly released Vishay silicon PIN photodiodes feature a sensitive area of 0.42 mm2. They provide a reverse light current of 2.4 µA and a low dark current of 1 nA. The device possesses fast response times and ± 60° angles of half-sensitivity. The moisture sensitivity level (MSL) of 3 is in accordance with J-STD-020 for a floor life of 168 hours.

New Yorker Electronics is a franchise distributor for Vishay and supplies the full line of Vishay Optoelectronics including optocouplers, optical sensors, seven-segment displays, infrared receivers, solid-state relays, LCD displays, visible LEDs, infrared emitters, plasma displays, photo detectors, IrDA transceivers and infrared touch panels.

Figure 2: These Vishay diodes are 0.15 mm lower than prior generation devices. Source: New Yorker ElectronicsFigure 2: These Vishay diodes are 0.15 mm lower than prior generation devices. Source: New Yorker ElectronicsNew Yorker Electronics is a certified franchised distributor of electronic components, well known for its full product lines, large inventories and competitive pricing since 1948. It is an AS9120B and ISO 9001:2015 certified source of passive components, discrete semiconductors, electromechanical devices, Flash and dynamic random access memory (DRAM) modules, embedded board solutions, power supplies and connectors, and operates exclusively at heightened military and aerospace performance levels. New Yorker Electronics operates in strict accordance with AS5553 and AS6496 standards in its everyday procedures to thwart the proliferation of counterfeit parts. It is a member of the Electronics Component Industry Association (ECIA) and of the Electronic Resellers Association International (ERAI).

Contact New Yorker Electronics for more information.



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