GaN Systems APEC Articles

GaN Dominates the Conversation at Leading Power Electronics Show – Key Takeaways from Applied Power Electronics Conference & Exposition (APEC) 2018

The who’s who in the power electronics industry descended in San Antonio, Texas recently for the annual Applied Power Electronics Conference & Exposition (APEC). For those unfamiliar with APEC, it is one of the leading events of the power electronics industry, bringing together professionals from all sectors from around the world – designers, engineers, manufacturers,…

GaN Systems First To Announce Testing Success Beyond 10X Of JEDC Requirements

San Antonio, TX, Applied Power Electronics Conference & Exposition (APEC), March 6, 2018 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN power semiconductors, today announced it has surpassed 10,000 hours of qualification testing for its GaN E-HEMT devices. This is 10X the 1,000-hour requirement to meet JEDEC qualification. As the power electronics industry increases adoption…

Record-Setting 100 V/120 A GaN Power Transistor Introduced by GaN Systems

San Antonio, TX, Applied Power Electronics Conference & Exposition (APEC), March 5, 2018 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN power semiconductors, today unveiled the industry’s highest current and power efficient 100 V GaN power transistor, the 100 V, 120 A, 5 mΩ GaN E-HEMT device [GS-010-120-1-T]. It is 1.3X the current rating of…

Power Industry – Then vs. Now by Jennifer Ajersch

From renewable energy and data centers to electric vehicles and smart appliances, the role that power electronics plays in these systems is no longer that of a supporting cast member. In many cases, power electronics is taking center stage. I started my career in the power industry in the early 1990s, and at that time,…