Vishay Releases Industry’s First High-Intensity Power SMD LEDs in CLCC6 Ceramic Package

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. today released the industry’s first series of high-intensity yellow, amber, and white power SMD LEDs in the CLCC6 ceramic package. The VLMx61 series offers a very low thermal resistance and high optical power for thermal-sensitive applications. The CLCC6 ceramic package of the VLMK61, VLMY61, and VLMW61 devices allows the additional current drive for a maximum light output while maintaining a high service life of up to 50,000 hours. Its high-efficiency heat dissipation makes the CLCC6 the ideal light source for clustered or matrix designs where the cumulative heat is a key consideration.

The Vishay new LEDs in the VLMx61 series are optimized for backlighting and illumination in automotive and transport, consumer, and general applications. Typical end products include handheld mobile devices; traffic lights; household appliances, such as washer, dryers, and refrigerators; and exterior automotive lighting, such as turn and brake lights. Samples and production quantities of the VLMx61 high-intensity power SMD LEDs are available now, with lead times of six weeks for larger orders.