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sonnen: Changing The Way We Buy, Store, And Sell Electricity

This article, authored by contributing editor Peter Delly-Detwiler, was originally published in Forbes.com. I recently had an opportunity to speak with Blake Richetta, Vice President of Sales for sonnen – the residential energy storage company that began focusing on U.S. markets in 2015. Richetta, who was briefly Tesla’s North American Powerwall sales manager, has an…

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Observations about the impact of GaN technology

This article, based on an interview with GaN Systems’ CEO, Jim Witham, was originally authored by Paul O’Shea and published in powerelectronicsnews.com. As author Jeremey Rifkin put it, we are in the midst of the 3rd industrial revolution. The first was the mechanization of the textile industry, followed by the age of mass production where…

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Designers Compete to Achieve High Power Density Inverters Using GaN Power Transistors

GaN Systems sponsors inverter design competition OTTAWA, Ontario, April 24, 2017 – Choosing GaN instead of legacy silicon transistors allows power systems designers to increase both system efficiency and power density while reducing system size, weight and cost. Nowhere is this trend more apparent than in the energy market where GaN transistors are replacing MOSFETs…

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GaN Eliminates Fans and Heat Sinks in Power Electronics

The G-Philos 700W GaN-based ESS is 30% smaller and consumes 25% less power than their silicon version. 10 W to 50 kW applications leverage GaN for increased efficiency and reduced overall size OTTAWA, Ontario, March 20, 2017 – The demand for more power in electronics continues to increase, while the space allowable for power continues…

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GaN Modules and Solutions are on Display at Electronica Shanghai 2017

GaN Systems to demonstrate wireless power transfer and a broad range of commercial power modules OTTAWA, Ontario, March 13, 2017 – At the 2017 Electronica Shanghai Exposition in Shanghai, China, visitors will see state-of-the-art gallium nitride (GaN) transistors in action. From March 14-16, in Booth #E4.4212, GaN Systems will conduct live demonstrations of commercial systems…

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GaN Customer Solutions to Take Center Stage at APEC 2017

Image: GaN Systems’ 99% efficient, 3 kW PFC reference design will be among the products, systems and demonstrations on display at APEC 2017. GaN Systems to demonstrate wireless power transfer and a broad range of commercial power systems OTTAWA, Ontario, March 16, 2017 – At the upcoming 2017 Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC…

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Thermal Models of GaN Systems’ Industry-leading GaN Transistors Now on the Web

GaN transistor thermal RC models enhance the accuracy of power system SPICE simulations OTTAWA, Ontario, February 3, 2017 – GaN Systems has experienced a surge in the number of customers designing and deploying power systems using their GaN transistors. Customers have recognized that GaN devices significantly improve power efficiency and power density. By using GaN…

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Gallium Nitride is Moving Forward

The following article was written by Achim Scharf and published in the November 2016 issue of Power Electronics Europe. According to market researcher Yole 2015 – 2016 have been exciting years for the GaN power business – 600V GaN is today commercially available, after many ups and downs. And GaN power ICs have debuted, opening…

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GaN Transistors Unleash Wireless Power Transfer (WPT)

In this episode of PSDtv, originally recorded by Alix Paultre,  CEO Jim Witham takes us through GaN Systems’ booth at electronica 2016, held in Munich, Germany this past November. Mr. Witham describes our latest advances and shows examples of how customers are using our latest GaN transistor products in their power systems. Watch on YouTube…

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Improving Power Density and Efficiency in 48V Communications DC-DC Converters utilizing GaN Transistors

This article was originally published in EDN Magazine. by Di Chen, Applications Engineering Manager, GaN Systems Jason Xu, Applications Engineer, GaN Systems Background As the world’s demand for data increases seemingly out of control, a real problem occurs in the data communications systems that have to handle this traffic. Datacenters and base stations, filled with…