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Four Key Takeaways from APEC 2022

The 37th Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), which happened on March 20-24, 2022, in Houston, is the first APEC event to be held in person since the pandemic started. APEC is one of the leading conferences for power electronic professionals, and this year did not disappoint. Here are our key takeaways from the show. Wide…

GaN Systems Brings Amazing GaN Audio to Cars, Motorcycles, and Boats

Reviewers agree that GaN Systems’ next-generation Class-D audio designs deliver near-perfect sonic reproduction and raise-the-bar in audio system performance GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, today announced the launch of its 300W Audio Boost Converter SMPS at the 37th annual Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) in Houston. The 300W reference…

GaN Systems Showcases World’s Smallest GaN Chargers at APEC

GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, and Rompower Energy Systems, an internationally recognized R&D company in power conversion, today announced industry firsts – the world’s smallest 65W and 100W GaN chargers offering the highest efficiency and best power density. These groundbreaking chargers will be displayed in the GaN Systems booth…

GaN Systems Powers Samsung Galaxy S22+ and Ultra Fast Charger with Leading Discrete GaN Solution

OTTAWA, Canada – March 14, 2022 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN power semiconductors, announced today that its high-efficiency semiconductor products have been selected to power the flagship Samsung Galaxy S22+ and Ultra smartphones. The slim and powerful 45W charger delivers on the efficiency and fast charging promise of GaN. The 45W charger…

audioXpress: GaN Technology in Audio Amplification

Now on store shelves and in your digital hands, the April 2022 issue of audioXpress is here. Stuart Yaniger looks at the possibilities with GaN amplifiers as he reviews a Class-D amplifier and switched-mode power supply evaluation kit from GaN Systems. In this article, he shares his explorations of the features and benefits of GaN…

Greenworks chooses GaN Systems for its Super Charging Station

OTTAWA, Canada – January 27, 2022 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN power semiconductors, announced today that the Greenworks’ 24V Cordless Stick Vacuum super charging station features GaN Systems power transistors. The collaboration underscores the trend towards USB charging becoming the ubiquitous solution for charging consumer,  household, and industrial products. Incorporating a multi-port…

500W Heatsinkless Audio Amplifier from Axign and GaN Systems Demonstrates a New World of Extraordinary Audio Performance

Companies unveil revolutionary, high-efficiency Class-D amplifier at CES 2022 GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN power semiconductors and audio technology innovator Axign, debuted a new groundbreaking GaN-based 500W Class-D audio amplifier. This reference design merges best-in-class technologies, including GaN Systems’ GaN power transistors and Axign’s Class-D controller, enabling companies to create unique audio systems…

GaN Systems Shrinks Size and Increases Class-D Audio Capabilities with Latest Reference Design

GaN is gladly being embraced in audio, enabling companies to launch better sounding, higher-performance, smaller, and more eye-catching audio systems. And GaN Systems is making it easier to reap the benefits of GaN with the introduction of the GeN2 Amplifier and SMPS Reference Design. GaN Systems released the GeN2 amplifier and companion power supply reference…

GaN Systems Introduces 50% Smaller 250W AC/DC GaN Charger Design

New high-power density, high-efficiency charger reference design is 50% smaller and 40% lighter weight in a slim form factor GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN power semiconductors, announced today the availability of a new turnkey 250W AC/DC GaN charger reference design. It features ultra-high-power density (16W/in3) and up to 96% peak efficiency in a…

Predictions for 2022: Powering the Global Economy

As 2022 approaches, we see bolder and more proactive action from companies around sustainability and environmental impact – particularly in the way we use power.   Over the past year, our conversations with corporate leaders have continued to confirm GaN Systems’ belief that yesterday’s silicon has reached its limits in solving critical power systems challenges…