- Vishay’s product portfolio is an unmatched collection of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and optoelectronics) and passive 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, and medical markets. Vishay is proud to be a major partner with Digi-Key.

PCB Design Tools for Optocouplers

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Find footprints, schematic symbols, 3D models and SPICE models all in one place. Learn More

Sensor Starter Kit

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Hardware and driver needed for all our Light to Digital evaluation boards. Learn More

OPTO Squad

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Join Us! See Samy test his girl detector. Watch Jim brought to his knees. Hear Deniz’s sound of one hand clapping. Learn More

Newest Products View All (95)

Surface-Mount Ambient Light Sensing Photodiodes Publish Date: 2008-02-06

Vishay's surface-mount ambient light sensing photodiodes are qualified to automotive standard AEC-Q1.

Optically Isolated IGBT/MOSFET Driver Publish Date: 2009-09-03

Vishay Semiconductors introduces the VO3120 and VO3150A optically isolated IGBT/MOSFET drivers for high-temperature and high-voltage applications.

VOM452T and VOM453T Optocouplers Publish Date: 2010-07-02

Vishay Semiconductors VOM452T and VOM453T, high speed optocouplers, each consists of a GaAlAs infrared emitting diode.

VBPW34x/VB104x Series High-Speed PIN Photodiodes Publish Date: 2010-09-16

VBPW34x / VBP104x series high-speed PIN photodiodes offer a fast 100-ns rise and fall time, low dark current of 2 nA, and a wide angle of half sensitivity of ±65°.

Ambient Light Sensors Publish Date: 2011-01-07

Vishay's ambient light sensors are used to detect light or brightness in a manner similar to the human eye.

SurfLight A850 High Power Infrared Emitters Publish Date: 2012-06-29

Vishay's SurfLights emit diodes based on surface emitting technology, resulting in high radiant intensity, high optical power, and high speed.

Tools & Support

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Video Library

OPTO video channel highlights products and technologies with technical demonstrations, product webinars, and featured products videos. Learn More

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Vishay’s TSDP Receiver Series for Infrared Data Communications

The TSDP series devices described in this application note are suitable for receiving low-speed infrared data communications from 1200 bps to 9600 bps over a range of up to 35 meters using a single TSAL6200 infrared light emitting diode. Learn More

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Optical Sensor Current Estimator

Current estimator to help determine how much current is required for your proximity sensor or proximity with light sensor applications. Learn More

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AGC Advantage Tool

Vishay tailors the IR Receiver response based on the remote control code and the type of noise you might find in your operating environment. You choose the AGC that works best for you. Learn More

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Ambient Light Sensors Publish Date: 2008-08-25

Full line of ambient light sensors feature increased functions including I2C interface, low power modes, and an integrated proximity sensor.

Duration: 10 minutes
Phototriac Publish Date: 2010-11-17

Vishay’s phototriac product lines can be used as switches for AC loads or as a pre-driver to an SCR or TRIAC and can be zero or non-zero crossing.

Duration: 5 minutes
A850 Series Infrared Surface Emitters Publish Date: 2011-10-19

Infrared Surface Emitters emit only out of the top, which leads 2x-4x more intense levels in addition to no side emission and eliminates need for a reflector.

Duration: 5 minutes
VO2223/3A Phototriacs Publish Date: 2011-11-08

Vishay's VO2223 and VO2223A consist of an optically coupled phototriac driving a power triac.

Duration: 5 minutes

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Phototriac for Consumer Applications

Vishay Phototriac for Consumer Applications

Vishay Ambient Light Sensor

Introduces the Ambient Light Sensors with Analog Output.

Vishay Infrared Receivers for 3D TV

Introduces TSOP35025 & TSOP75D25 IR Receivers for the 3-D TV.

1 MBd, High-Speed Analog Optocouplers

Introduces the VOM452T & VOM453T 1MBd High Speed Analog Optocouplers.