Vishay announces the release of a Zener diode series in the SOD 523 (SC79) plastic package, which features dimensions of 1.2 × 0.8 mm with a 0.6 mm height profile. The BZX584Cxx 02 series, rated for a voltage range of 2.4 V to 15 V, is designed specifically for space-sensitive voltage-regulation applications in portable communications and computing devices including cellular and cordless phones, Bluetooth products, digital cameras, MP3 players, notebook computers, and PDAs. These diodes feature a power dissipation value of 200 mW. A die and lead-frame technology provides for a thermal resistance of 600 K/W. Each of the diodes weighs 1.5 mg and is available in tape and reel packaging.
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.