GaN Systems Power & Energy Articles

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…

Webinar: What’s Driving GaN Semiconductor Mass Market Appeal?

How GaN is Revolutionizing Wired and Wireless Power This webinar covers how GaN power semiconductors have become the power solution of choice for wired power applications and how GaN can do the same for wireless power applications. Advances in GaN transistors and their market adoption have dismissed the myths of risk, cost, and reliability associated…

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’.…

GaN Systems named a Cool Vendor in the Gartner May 2020 Cool Vendors in Technology Innovation Through Power and Energy Electronics

OTTAWA, Ontario, May 28, 2020 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, today announced the company has been recognized as a Cool Vendor in the May 2020 Cool Vendors in Technology Innovation Through Power and Energy Electronics report by Gartner, Inc, the world’s leading research and advisory company (Gartner subscription…