Semtech Expands its Portfolio of AEC-Q100 Qualified Protection Devices

Semtech Expands its Portfolio of AEC-Q100 Qualified Protection Devices

Expanded portfolio covers key interfaces for infotainment, control interfaces and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

CAMARILLO, Calif., Mar. 7, 2019 Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, announced the addition of RClamp® 3552TQ into its ever expanding portfolio of AEC-Q100 qualified devices. This new device extends the offering of products specifically targeted at Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and the design needs of high speed data interfaces for processing images towards emergency braking and collision avoidance.

“Automotive design engineers are constantly looking for improved performance on key safety subsystems in an automobile,” said Tamir Reshef, Product Marketing Director for Semtech’s Protection Products Group. “This new device - the RClamp3552TQ - joins a portfolio of more than 30 devices that protect all key automotive subsystems that feature high-speed interfaces with its superior ESD robustness and low clamping voltage performance.”

The entire portfolio of AEC-Q100 devices is featured in the TVS Automotive Selector Guide  available at the company website –

Key Features of RClamp3552TQ

  • Transient Protection to IEC 61000-4-2 (ESD) ±20kV (Air), ±17kV (Contact); IEC 61000-4-4 (EFT) 4kV (5/50ns); IEC 61000-4-5 (Lightning) 4A (8/20μs)
  • Qualified to AEC-Q100, Grade 1
  • Package design optimized for high speed lines
  • Protects up to two data lines


The RClamp3552TQ (order code: RClamp3552TQTNT) is available immediately in production quantities. Semtech offers comprehensive design assistance, including field- and factory-based support. Data sheets, volume pricing, and delivery quotes, as well as evaluation kits and samples, are available by visiting the product page.

About Semtech’s Circuit Protection Products

Semtech provides reliable system-level Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) and Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) circuit protection solutions that meet the industry's toughest requirements. Semtech ESD protection diodes feature low clamping voltage, low capacitance and low leakage current to protect your system interconnects from external ESD threats. Semtech’s portfolio of circuit protection products include the RClamp®, EClamp®, µClamp®, and TClamp® families of products, among others. For more information, visit the Semtech Circuit Protection site.

About Semtech

Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for high-end consumer, computing, communications and industrial equipment.  Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit

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