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All Eyes on GaN to Power 2021 and Beyond

As originally published on Microwaves & RF, by Paul Wiener. The market shift toward GaN transistors in 2021 isn’t just theoretical or inspirational—it’s happening now, with major companies designing and shipping products with GaN today. Human beings are a power-hungry bunch and 2021 is the year more of us do something about it. As the…

Wireless Power a Hot Topic at Global Conferences

At the recent Wireless Power Week (WPW), ITRI (Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute), and CES conferences, many companies demonstrated what’s possible in wireless power technologies, solutions to cutting the power cord, and meeting customer requirements in power level, efficiency, cost, and performance. The common thread in the innovative solutions displayed is ease of use and…

CES 2021: Electronics Innovation Thrives

CES 2021 is officially over. Despite being a remote, virtual experience this year, CES has shown that it is still a fantastic way to get a taste of the tech year ahead. We took away several insights into future technology, gadgets, and trends for the coming year and beyond. Now that we’ve had a chance…

Gaining the GaN Advantage is Easier Than Ever

The increasing popularity of GaN solutions in power electronics has prompted many companies to rethink the way they build their power systems. In the last few years, GaN has proven to be reliable and pushing the boundaries in smaller, lighter, and more efficient power systems in data centers, automobiles, consumer electronics, renewable energy systems, and…

Powered by GaN: Philips SPS2316G/93, 2C1A 65W GaN Charger

2020 is the year of the GaN charger and the announcement we made today about the Philips multi-port 65W GaN fast charging device validates that point. This 65W charger is the next generation of Philips’ 2C1A 18W product and shows big improvements from the previous version. It’s compact and offers higher power and faster charging…

2021 Top Technology Predictions in Power Electronics

GaN Systems Predictions for 2021: Tipping Point Achieved as GaN Technology Moves from Early Adoption to Mainstream Acceptance OTTAWA, ONTARIO, December 9, 2020: As 2020 comes to a close, we will undoubtedly look back on the past twelve months as a time in which disruption was the hallmark. Amid the unprecedented socioeconomic upheaval brought about…

Article: A High-Efficiency 65-W WPT System for 5G FWA Applications

This article, published November 20, 2020, appears in full at MWRF.com.  The very high frequency of 5G excels at transporting large quantities of data fast, but the signal doesn’t go through walls. A gallium-nitride-based power system tackles this problem with both signal and power transferred through a wall. By Tiefeng Shi, Paul Wiener Wireless technology…

Article: Here’s why GaN-based chargers are growing in popularity

Interest in GaN power chargers is at an all-time high Published in its entirety at Techradar.com.  By Jim Witham, CEO GaN Systems GaN (gallium nitride) power chargers had a significant presence at CES in 2020 – signalling that this year will see widespread interest and adoption in these smaller, faster charging, and more energy efficient…

Article: Analyzing the Advantages of 100V GaN in 48V Applications

This technical article from Lei Kou, Power Electronics Applications Engineer at GaN Systems, and Juncheng (Lucas) Lu, GaN Systems Applications Engineering Manager, appears in full here at EE Power.  This article describes an ultra-low parasitics Eon/Eoff measurement platform and the advantages of 100V GaN in 48V applications. In both consumer electronics and automotive electrification, we are in…

Whitepaper Details Important GaN Systems’ Advantages in Class-D Audio

Not all Class-D amplifier transistor approaches are the same as latest whitepaper shows comparing various GaN and Silicon devices OTTAWA, Ontario, September 14, 2020 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, today released its newest whitepaper, “GaN in Class-D Audio: Advantages with GaN Systems – a Comparative Look,” which reviews…