Vishay Optoelectronics High Speed IR Emitters Generate Greater Brightness over Wider Temperature Range

New Yorker Electronics Releases New Compact 850nm, 890nm and 940nm High Speed IR Emitters that Produce 30% Higher Brightness vs. Previous Generation; Opaque Walls Eliminate Unwanted Side Emissions

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NORTHVALE, New Jersey, USA – November 14, 2019 – New Yorker Electronics has expanded its optoelectronics division with the release of the new Vishay Optoelectronics High-Speed Infrared (IR) Emitters. Ideal for position tracking in virtual or augmented reality applications, these emitters help simplify designs by eliminating the need for external barriers such as rubber rings. Built on Vishay’s SurfLight surface emitter chip technology, the Vishay Semiconductors VSMY5850X01 (850nm), VSMY5890X01 (890nm) and VSMY5940X01 (940nm) deliver 30% greater radiant intensity than prior-generation devices, over a wide temperature range from -40°C to +110°C.

Unlike traditional PCB packages that utilize an all-transparent epoxy to embed the emitter chip, the opaque side walls of the VSMY5850X01, VSMY5890X01 and VSMY5940X01 prevent unwanted side emissions that can cause a halo effect in camera images. While standard IR emitters emit light in all directions, SurfLight devices emit nearly all light and power out of the top of the chip. Therefore, with most of the light concentrated on the surface, the Vishay Optoelectronics Infrared emitters are able to achieve this superior intensity.

In addition, these emitters are housed in a 2mm by 1.25mm by 0.8mm 0805 surface-mount package – the industry’s smallest package with opaque side walls. They also feature fast rise and fall times of 7ns, low forward voltages down to 1.6V at 100mA and a floor life of 168 hours.

Features & Benefits:
  • Available with peak wavelengths of 850 nm, 890 nm, and 940 nm
    • Built on SurfLight surface emitter chip technology
    • Compact size
    • ±60° angle of half intensity
    • Fast rise and fall times of 7ns
    • Automotive Grade part (qualification acc. to AEC-Q101)
    • Feature moisture sensitivity levels of 3in accordance with J-STD-020
    • Support lead (Pb)-free reflow soldering
    • RoHS-compliant, halogen-free, and Vishay Green
Applications:
  • Position tracking in virtual reality headsets
  • Proximity sensors, optical switches, and miniature light barriers
  • Automotive sensors

New Yorker Electronics is a franchise distributor for Vishay and supplies the full line of Vishay Optoelectronics including Optocouplers, Optical Sensors, 7-Segment Displays, Infrared Receivers, Solid-State Relays, LCD Displays, Visible LEDs, Infrared Emitters, Plasma Displays, Photo Detectors, IrDA Transceivers and Infrared Touch Panels.

New Yorker Electronics is a certified authorized distributor of electronic components, well known for its full product lines, large inventories and competitive pricing since 1948. New Yorker Electronics is an AS9120B and ISO AS9120:2016 certified source of capacitors, resistors, semi-conductors, connectors, filters, inductors and more, and operates entirely at heightened military and aerospace performance levels. It also functions in strict accordance with AS5553 and AS6496 standards — verifying that it has implemented industry standards into everyday practices to thwart the proliferation of counterfeit parts. It is a member of ECIA (Electronics Component Industry Association) and of ERAI (Electronic Resellers Association International).

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