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New Dual-Color IR LED Saves Space

Release Date:2016-06-01


New Dual-Color IR LED from Vishay Saves Space and Provides Balanced Signal Levels



Vishay unceils new dual-color IR LEDs for applicaitons include wearable devices and medical patient monitoring system (Vishay/LEDinside)

ishay Intertechnology introduces a new dual-color IR emitting diode designed to save space in wearable devices and medical patient monitoring systems. Offered in a compact 2 mm by 2 mm by 0.87 mm package, the Vishay Semiconductors VSMD66694 features wavelengths of 660 nm (red) and 940 nm (IR), and is built on SurfLight technology for best-in-class radiant power of 9.5 mW and 8.5 mW, respectively.

• Can replace two leaded diodes with one component in a surface-mount package

• Easily combined with any custom-designed lens system

• Balanced radiant power at red and IR wavelengths provides balanced signal levels


Product Benefits:

• Compact 2 mm by 2 mm by 0.87 mm package

• Red (660 nm) and IR (940 nm) wavelengths

• Narrow spectral bandwidth of 20 nm at 660 nm

• High radiant power to 9.5 mW

• Fast switching times of 10 ns

• Forward voltage down to 1.4 V

• Pulse current to 1 A at 100 µs

• ± 60° angle of half intensity

• Temperature range of -25 °C to +85 °C

• Moisture sensitivity level (MSL) of 3 in accordance with J-STD-020 for a floor life of 168 hours

• Supports lead (Pb)-free reflow soldering

RoHS-compliant, halogen-free, and Vishay Green