GaN Systems Industrial Articles

Article: Wireless Charging to Bring ‘True Autonomy’ to Mobility Era in Robotics

This Q&A with Paul Wiener, VP of Strategic Marketing at GaN Systems, was originally published in its entirety on Robotics Tomorrow on December 10, 2019. Imagine a factory floor with fast wireless charging pads or stations that doesn’t require a human operator to make a physical connection and placed strategically around a facility to enable…

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…

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…

Article: GaN Transistor Technology to Wirelessly Charge Workplace Robots

This piece by Rob Coppinger was originally published at Electropages.com on September 18, 2019. Robots in the workplace can be wirelessly charged at a distance using Gallium Nitride transistor technology which can cope with the high energy levels needed. With more and more robots and autonomous vehicles in factories and other workplaces, recharging these machines…

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…

Article: “GaN Systems could seek partnerships for subassembly strategy”

This article was originally published in Acuris.com GaN Systems could seek partnerships for sub-assembly strategy, CEO says. 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 disclose financials, but noted the company is the market leader in…

Article: “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 [Click here to download a .pdf of this article]

Industry 4.0 eBook

Much of the focus around innovation in industrial robotics has been in around increased intelligence with an emphasis on data and software, AI and machine learning. In order to realize the full potential of Industry 4.0, robotic design must now also address hardware challenges around energy efficiency, performance, and autonomy. Industry 4.0’s potential, robotic design…

Industry 4.0: Driving Innovation with Robotic Hardware

To realize Industry 4.0’s potential, robotic design must address hardware challenges around energy efficiency, performance, and autonomy. The ebook by GaN Systems’ CEO Jim Witham was originally published on AutomationWorld.com. Much of the focus around innovation in industrial robotics has been in around increased intelligence with an emphasis on data and software, AI and machine…