GaN Systems Industrial Articles

GaN Systems Unveils Annual Power Semiconductor Predictions for 2023

Key Take-Aways 2023 will be another landmark year for GaN—with the now widely-adopted technology estimated to reach $2 Billion by 20271, driven by rising adoption across consumer electronics, automotive, data centers, and sustainability initiatives. Supply Chain – The initiation of historic multi-year programs to change where and how semiconductors are fabricated and packaged. Sustainability – Motivations…

Optimum Power Stage Design with GaN for Next Generation Power Supplies

In this webinar: GaN power stage design for several topologies and power levels will be detailed Examples of thermal and electrical performance optimization will be reviewed You will learn how to implement proven power stage design techniques to maximize performance in applications ranging from consumer chargers and adapters, to enterprise and industrial power supplies, to…

GaN Systems CEO on Transformation through GaN Power Transistors

GaN Systems showcased some of the latest power electronics solutions at PCIM Europe 2022 in Nuremberg, Germany. According GaN Systems, power supplies using its GaN transistors have 2x higher power density compared to conventional PSUs and can save up to 20 percent of energy in data centers. This video shows GaN transistors for traditional large-size…

Four Key Takeaways from APEC 2022

The 37th Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), which happened on March 20-24, 2022, in Houston, is the first APEC event to be held in person since the pandemic started. APEC is one of the leading conferences for power electronic professionals, and this year did not disappoint. Here are our key takeaways from the show. Wide…

Predictions for 2022: Powering the Global Economy

As 2022 approaches, we see bolder and more proactive action from companies around sustainability and environmental impact – particularly in the way we use power.   Over the past year, our conversations with corporate leaders have continued to confirm GaN Systems’ belief that yesterday’s silicon has reached its limits in solving critical power systems challenges…

GaN Systems and Partners tackle the Net Zero Challenge

GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, today announced its growing ecosystem of partners collaborating to address the Net Zero Challenge to neutralize emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases by accelerating the global sustainability and cleantech revolution.  Efficient power generation, distribution and conversion are key factors in driving…

The 2022 Top Technology Predictions in Power Electronics

GaN Systems Predictions for 2022: Powering The Global Economy   OTTAWA, CANADA, December 15, 2021: For the past several decades, the subject of power consumption has consistently been viewed as a challenge addressed primarily by incremental technology improvements, government regulations, and shifting consumer behavior. As 2022 approaches, GaN Systems predicts bolder and more proactive action…

GaN Systems Announces “GaN Systems Cup” 2021 Winners Honoring Rising Power Electronics Engineers

GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, released today the winners of the “GaN Systems Cup” China Power Supply Society (CPSS) design competition. Now in its seventh year, this annual competition challenges engineering students from China’s leading universities to design power electronics systems that are more efficient, use less energy, and…

Supply Chain Lessons Learned From The Covid-19 Pandemic

Originally published on Forbes.com, this article by GaN Systems CEO Jim Witham addresses what the last 18 months of the Covid-19 pandemic have shown us about how we think about the supply chain. Read it in full here.  There’s no doubt that the tumultuous events of the past 18 months led to the massive disruption…

Breaking Through the Invisible Barriers of Wireless Power Transfer

This is the part two of our series titled: “Did You Know…”, which highlights the latest applications and innovations being enabled by GaN technology. Read part one of the series, “Space Industry Launches with GaN Systems,” here. Read part three, “GaN: Taking Charge of Your Power Needs,” here. Imagine a world without wires, where we are…