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New Vishay Intertechnology Composite-Coupled Inductors Built on IHLP(R) Technology for SEPIC DC/DC Converters and Common Mode Applications

Featuring Magnetic Coupling > 90 % in Compact 4040 Case Size, Devices Are Available With Eight Inductance Values From 2.2 µH to 47 µH

MALVERN, PA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/05/14 -- Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced the first devices in a new series of composite-coupled inductors, built on the company's IHLP® technology, for use in SEPIC DC/DC converters, and other applications. Offered in the compact 4040 case size, the Vishay Dale IHCL devices feature two inductors in the same package with magnetic coupling greater than 90 %, high-temperature performance to +155 degrees C, and are available in eight inductance values ranging from 2.2 to 47 microhenries.

With a frequency range up to 5.0 MHz, the devices released today are optimized for SEPIC converter circuits in automotive LED lighting. By integrating two inductors in one compact 10.16 mm by 10.67 mm package with a low 4.0 mm profile, the IHCL devices allow engineers to design more compact, robust, and efficient SEPIC converter circuits while lowering overall costs. The IHCL series can also be used for common mode applications.

The new inductors handle high transient current spikes without hard saturation. Packaged in an RoHS-compliant, 100 % lead (Pb)-free shielded, composite construction that reduces buzz noise to ultra-low levels, the devices are specified for an operating temperature range of -55 degrees C to +155 degrees C, with high resistance to thermal shock, moisture, mechanical shock, and vibration.

Samples and production quantities of the composite-coupled inductors are available now, with lead times of eight to 10 weeks for large orders.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and infrared optoelectronics) and passive electronic components (resistors, inductors, and capacitors). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, power supplies, and medical markets. Vishay's product innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made it a global industry leader. Vishay can be found on the Internet at www.vishay.com.

IHLP is a registered trademark of Vishay Intertechnology.

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Links to datasheets:
http://www.vishay.com/doc?34355 (IHCL-4040DZ-5A 2.2 µH)
http://www.vishay.com/doc?34334 (IHCL-4040DZ-5A 2.7 µH)
http://www.vishay.com/doc?34356 (IHCL-4040DZ-5A 4.7 µH)
http://www.vishay.com/doc?34357 (IHCL-4040DZ-5A 10 µH)
http://www.vishay.com/doc?34358 (IHCL-4040DZ-5A 15 µH)
http://www.vishay.com/doc?34359 (IHCL-4040DZ-5A 22 µH)
http://www.vishay.com/doc?34360 (IHCL-4040DZ-5A 33 µH)
http://www.vishay.com/doc?34361 (IHCL-4040DZ-5A 47 µH)

Link to product photo:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/vishay/12228496073/sizes/l/

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