GaN Systems Consumer Articles

Article: When it comes to wireless transmission, power must catch up with data in Industry 4.0

This piece was originally published at Robotics and Automation News by Paul Wiener, GaN Systems’ VP of strategic marketing. With the proliferation of robotics, artificial intelligence, and sensors – the increasingly intelligent industrial environments of today are barely recognizable when compared to the assembly lines introduced 100 years ago. This is true – with one…

The 2020 Top Technology Trends in Power-Reliant Industries

As we move into the next decade of the twenty-first century, it is abundantly clear that we can no longer take power for granted – not its production, distribution, or use. Data and energy are the interlinked and acknowledged power duo that fuels global economic growth. The increasing demand for electricity needs to be understood…

300 W Adapter Reference Design from GaN Systems and ON Semiconductor Highlights GaN Innovation and Performance in Consumer Devices

New solution is ideal for high efficiency, ultra-high power density adapter applications for televisions, gaming notebooks and consoles, and industrial and medical devices. OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada AND Phoenix, AZ, December 19, 2019 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors and ON Semiconductor, a world-leading supplier of power semiconductor ICs, today…

Key Takeaways: The 7th Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications (WiPDA 2019)

By Peter A. Di Maso, Director at GaN Systems It was a great pleasure to attend and participate at the recent WiPDA 2019 conference held on the campus of North Carolina State University. The week started off with the semi-annual meeting of JEDEC‘s JC-70 Wide Bandgap Power Electronic Conversion Semiconductor committee. JEDEC is the global…

Top vendors brewing energy efficient 5G kit

Article: Top vendors brewing energy efficient 5G kit

Read the full article, originally published October 14, 2019, by Diana Goovaerts, on MobileWorldLive.com. An executive at semiconductor maker GaN Systems tipped global equipment vendors to begin production of more power efficient 5G kit in 2020, a move which could potentially save operators millions on energy costs. Paul Wiener, GaN Systems’ VP of strategic marketing, told…

Paul Wiener addresses the Airfuel Members Meeting

Global Wireless Charging – Full Speed Ahead

In September, I visited different corners of the globe, participating in wireless power conferences and customer discussions. My first stop was to the ITRI Wireless Power Workshop in Taiwan, where industry experts such as the analyst firm IHSMarkit reviewed the growth in wireless power and the predicted enormous expectation for future growth. Additionally, I attended…

GaN Systems is featured in EE Times

Article: GaN is driving power semiconductors

This article was originally published on www.eetimes.com on September 24, 2019, written by Maurizio Di Paolo Emilio. Power semiconductor devices with gallium nitride (GaN) and silicon carbide (SiC) are gradually replacing their silicon-based counterparts, largely because using GaN or SiC power transistors can lead to more straightforward and efficient energy storage solutions. The combined GaN…

A World Without Wires

Smart mobile electronic devices have changed the way that we perceive and interact with the world around us. Electric cars, buses, scooters, and bikes are transforming the face of our urban transportation landscape. Autonomous robots in intelligent factories and aerial drones making deliveries are challenging past preconceptions about the ways that we create and distribute…

GaN Systems could seek partnerships for subassembly strategy

This article was originally published in Acuris.com. A small portion is available here and the rest can be read along with supporting graphics and charts in the PDF below. GaN Systems, an Ottawa, Canada-based gallium nitride power systems company, could seek partnerships or capital to expand into making sub-assemblies, said Jim Witham, CEO. Witham declined to…

Using MOSFET Controllers to Drive GaN E-HEMTs

This article was originally published in Bodo’s Power Systems August 2019 issue by By Yajie Qiu, Senior Power Electronics Applications Engineer, and Juncheng (Lucas) Lu, Applications Engineering Manager, GaN Systems. A small portion is available here and the rest can be read along with supporting graphics and charts in the PDF below. Before gallium nitride (GaN),…