Bidirectional ESD protection diodes

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has released two new bidirectional single-line ESD protection diodes in the compact SOD-323 package. Measuring 1.95 x 1.5 mm (0.077 x 0.06 in) with a low 0.95-mm (0.037-in) profile, the space-saving Vishay Semiconductors VLIN1626-02G and VLIN2626-02G offer low capacitance and leakage current for the protection of automotive data lines against transient voltage signals. For LIN bus applications, the diodes provide transient protection for one data line as per IEC 61000 4 2 at ± 30 kV (air and contact discharge). The AEC-Q101-qualified devices feature low load capacitance of 15.5 pF typical and 18 pF maximum, low maximum leakage current of <0.05 μA, and working voltages of -16 V / +26.5 V or ± 26 V. The protection diodes are lead-free and RoHS-compliant. Samples and production quantities of the new VLIN1626-02G and VLIN2626-02G are available. For more information, visit http://www.vishay.com/.

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