GaN Systems Industrial Articles

Wireless Power a Hot Topic at Global Conferences

At the recent Wireless Power Week (WPW), ITRI (Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute), and CES conferences, many companies demonstrated what’s possible in wireless power technologies, solutions to cutting the power cord, and meeting customer requirements in power level, efficiency, cost, and performance. The common thread in the innovative solutions displayed is ease of use and…

GaN Systems Launches World’s First GaN Power Stage with Programmable Source Current and Overcurrent Protection

New Half-Bridge Daughter Cards Feature Renesas GaN FET Drivers GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, announced today the release of two 650V half-bridge daughter cards (30A and 60A), which provide an ultra-versatile platform to evaluate GaN drivers and transistors. The evaluation cards are available in two power levels, up to…

GaN Systems New Half-Bridge Designs Increase Output Power More Than 30%

Latest IMS solutions raise the bar with increased output power and efficiency with high-κ IMS3 thermal designs OTTAWA, Ontario, December 16, 2020 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, announced today the launch of its next generation Insulated Metal Substrate (IMS3) platform for use with its GaN E-HEMTs in high…

GaN Systems Expands Power Market with GaN Power Module Evaluation Kits

GaN modules meet industry standard footprints with superior system performance OTTAWA, Ontario, November 17, 2020 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, today announced the availability of four new integrated power module evaluation kits: 100V Driver GaN DC/DC Power Stage Module, 650V 150A Half-Bridge IPM, 650V 150A Full-Bridge Module and…

GaN Systems Surpasses Industry’s Toughest Reliability Requirements

Whitepaper outlines approach for rigorous lifetime and reliability testing processes and results which prove GaN Systems’ devices are reliable OTTAWA, Ontario, September 16, 2020 – Are GaN (gallium nitride) power transistors proven and reliable? GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN power semiconductors, today released its whitepaper showing that GaN is reliable, with GaN Systems…

GaN Systems Shows Why GaN is a Game Changer at PCIM 2020

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, June 30, 2020 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, announced today its participation at “PCIM Europe Digital Days,” taking place July 7–8, 2020. CEO Jim Witham will participate in two panel sessions, “GaN Devices – The Game-Changers” and “Power GaN: Past-Present-Future,” illustrating how GaN power semiconductors…

Q&A: Wide Bandgap Semiconductors Poised to Make a Splash

This article was originally published here on June 10, 2020. With silicon nearing its physical limits, electronics manufacturers are turning to non-traditional semiconducting materials, notably wide-bandgap (WBG) semiconductors. Some are adopting these technologies to hit cost and performance targets that otherwise can’t be reached, and while others seek to differentiate their products from their competitors’.…

Ready to Get the Most Out of Your GaN Power Designs?

Or curious to learn more about how to incorporate GaN into your next power system design and take advantage of the benefits of higher efficiency and lower size, weight, and total system cost? GaN Systems recently published new materials in our Design Center, a one stop source that aims to help customers make system design…

Article: GaN Growth Seen Exploding on Efficiency Gains

This article was originally published at Power Electronics News on May 12, 2020. Read the rest of the piece here.  GaN (Gallium Nitride) is experiencing surging interests across multiple segments of the electronics industry and gaining widespread acceptance because of efficiency and productivity improvements manufacturers expect from its use. There’s a major shift happening in…

Article: Silicon is reaching its limit. What’s next?

This article by Marissa Lee on April 4 was published in full at BusinessTimes.com.  IF cities today are truly high-tech, why can’t we drive electric cars up to Kuala Lumpur on a single charge? Why are we tethered by a cable to a wall socket each time our smartphones run out of juice? Why is…