GaN Systems Power & Energy Articles

GaN-Based Wireless Power Transfer for 5G Applications

This article by Maurizio Di Paolo Emilio was published in full 3/31/21 on Power Electronics News. Read the full, unabridged article here.  5G supports large amounts of data, significantly reduces latency, and provides increasing bandwidth coverage to support the internet of things as it becomes even more massive. 5G is the latest-generation network that is poised to…

Renewable Energy Storage with GaN Brings Utopia Within Reach

This article by GaN Systems VP of Strategic Marketing Paul Wiener was published in full 3/10/21 on Power Electronics News. Read the full, unabridged article here.  While world leaders take center stage pushing out massive climate agendas and policies to better protect the environment, there is an untold story unfolding about the renewable energy storage…

A new way to test GaN reliability

Users need to know if the technology is reliable and does it work as it’s supposed to? By Jim Witham, CEO of GaN Systems Featured recently at Electronics Product & Technology, Jim Witham writes on the differences in testing GaN versus Silicon and a new approach to assessing reliability. Below is a preview of the…

All Eyes on GaN to Power 2021 and Beyond

As originally published on Microwaves & RF, by Paul Wiener. The market shift toward GaN transistors in 2021 isn’t just theoretical or inspirational—it’s happening now, with major companies designing and shipping products with GaN today. Human beings are a power-hungry bunch and 2021 is the year more of us do something about it. As the…

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…

Gaining the GaN Advantage is Easier Than Ever

The increasing popularity of GaN solutions in power electronics has prompted many companies to rethink the way they build their power systems. In the last few years, GaN has proven to be reliable and pushing the boundaries in smaller, lighter, and more efficient power systems in data centers, automobiles, consumer electronics, renewable energy systems, and…

Article: A High-Efficiency 65-W WPT System for 5G FWA Applications

This article, published November 20, 2020, appears in full at MWRF.com.  The very high frequency of 5G excels at transporting large quantities of data fast, but the signal doesn’t go through walls. A gallium-nitride-based power system tackles this problem with both signal and power transferred through a wall. By Tiefeng Shi, Paul Wiener Wireless technology…

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…

Article: The Imperative For A 24/7 Renewable Energy World

Jim Witham, CEO of GaN Systems, writes for the Forbes Technology Council. Read the article in full here.  For the past 150 years, electricity production and distribution have primarily been the domain of large, centralized utility companies using nonrenewable resources, while owning a one-way relationship with customers by means of a centralized grid. Electricity was…

AirFuel Alliance and GaN Systems To Host Upcoming Webinar

AirFuel Alliance, in partnership with GaN Systems, is hosting a webinar on August 12th titled ‘What’s Driving GaN Semiconductor Mass Market Appeal?’ Paul Wiener, VP of Strategic Marketing at GaN Systems, will be discussing how GaN power semiconductors have become the power solution of choice for wired power applications and how GaN can do the…