GaN Systems Industrial Articles

FUTURE CAR 2017 – Key Takeaways: GaN in Automotive – Progress and Prospects by Julian Styles

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend FUTURECAR 2017 at Georgia Institute of Technology (“Georgia Tech”). This annual workshop, held by Georgia Tech and Semi, addresses the rapid evolution of automotive technology and electronics, and brings together global leaders in automotive manufacturing across the entire supply chain, design, R&D, and academia. At the conference, we…

DELTA JOINS BMW i VENTURES AS STRATEGIC INVESTOR IN GAN SYSTEMS

OTTAWA, Ontario, December 11, 2017 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN power semiconductors, has announced that Delta, the worldwide leader in power systems, has joined BMW i Ventures in participation of a strategic investment in GaN Systems. GaN Systems plans to use the funding to expand global sales and accelerate product innovation to…

The Top 2018 Trends Impacting the World’s Power and Energy Footprint – Challenges Will Be Met by A Wave of Power Systems Designed to Be Lighter, Smaller, and More Efficient

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, December 6, 2017 – Power – creating more efficient uses is one of the most pressing challenges in the 21st century. We live in an increasingly data and energy driven world that is following a clear trajectory of increasing reliance on and proliferation of data centers, electric vehicles, renewable energy, powerful industrial motors,…

“It Ain’t So Hard…” by Larry Spaziani

GaN is seen as a new technology in a new package with new characteristics. While it may not be new to some, for those who are unfamiliar to GaN’s innovation, the clock’s ticking and their competitors are developing systems with GaN. For some people, the fear of the unknown is intimidating at best. These individuals…

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2017 Wide Bandage Power Devices and Applications (WiPDA) – My Observations: The Shift in Importance of WiPDA and Setting Standards – By Peter Di Maso

Recently, I attended WiPDA 2017 in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico and participated in a panel discussion, Commercialization of GaN Devices in High-Frequency Power Electronic Applications. Consisting of thought leaders and pioneers in GaN devices from GaN Systems, TI, EPC, and others, we had a charged discussion on our industry’s key opportunities. These topics included…

GAN POWER TRANSISTORS TAKE TOP HONORS AT 2017 ECN IMPACT AWARDS

GaN Power Transistors Take Top Honors At 2017 ECN Impact Awards

GaN power transistors are changing the world and building a reputation as a technology that is enabling high performance, high efficiency, and lower cost power systems. They save millions of watts of power, enable new technologies, and enhance the quality of life – from improving the quality of air we breathe by lowering CO2 emissions…

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GaN Systems’ Eval Board Simplifies MegaHertz Power

Audio Speakers, lasers, and DC-DC wireless chargers hit record performance with GaN OTTAWA, Ontario – October 19, 2017 – From Beethoven to Beyoncé and from the Allman Brothers to ZZ Top, your music sounds better with higher highs, lower lows, and less harmonic distortion. From heavy-duty industrial cutting lasers to delicate, precise medical lasers, the…

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Global Leaders Collaborate on GaN Technology

OTTAWA, Ontario – October 2, 2017 – The world is challenged with unsustainable increases in power consumption, combating climate change, implementing cleantech technologies and meeting green, CO2 reduction initiatives. Taiwanese electronics manufacturers work at the forefront of these efforts. To meet these challenges, GaN Systems, the world’s leading provider of gallium nitride (GaN) power transistors,…

Critical Transient Processes Of Enhancement-Mode Gan HEMTs

In High-Efficiency And High-Reliability Applications Download Now > Wide-bandgap devices, such as silicon-carbide metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs) and gallium-nitride high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs), exhibit an excellent figure of merits compared to conventional silicon devices. This paper focuses on 650V/30~60A enhancement-mode GaN HEMTs provided by GaN Systems, analytically models its switching behaviors, summarizes the impact…

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Gallium Nitride Sets Innovation Bars Higher

The following article, written by Mathew Dirjish, originally appeared in Sensors Online. Silicon has been the mainstay of semiconductor fabrication for as long as one can remember. It is the meat of transistors, OP amps, microprocessors, MCUs, PLCs, and numerous other devices. The material has proven more than viable and reliable and will be with…