GaN Systems Power & Energy Articles

Video: “Tech it Up” with Jessica Ly Interviews Paul Wiener for GaN Systems

What are GaN transistors and how can they help the planet by letting industries be more energy efficient? Jessica Ly finds out in this episode with Paul Wiener, VP Strategic Marketing for GaN Systems.   This video appears on the Regalix Inc YouTube channel. 

Listen: A New Wireless Charging Alliance on the PSDcast

Recently, Paul Wiener, VP Strategic Marketing for GaN Systems, appeared on the PSDcast from Power Systems Design. Listen to it here. In this episode of the PSDcast, we’re chatting with GaN Systems about a new wireless charging collaboration with NuCurrent. Be sure to catch us on iTunes here.

Article: “The Rise of GaN-Based Power Systems—Part II”

The second of a three-part series on The Rise of GaN-Based Power Systems: Technology and Market Overview by Paul Wiener, VP Strategic Marketing, GaN Systems To read the original article in Power Electronics World, click here. Part 1 of this series exploring gallium nitride (GaN) power devices provided a brief overview of GaN technology fundamentals,…

Fifth Annual “GaN Systems Cup” China Power Supply Society Design Competition is Underway

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, May 28, 2019 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, is sponsoring the distinguished China Power Supply Society (CPSS) design competition, now underway with a record-breaking 40 engineering teams entering the competition from leading universities throughout China. GaN Systems recently participated in the kick-off ceremony at Tsinghua University…

The New Hardware Innovations Designed To Drive Industry 4.0

This article was originally published on Forbes.com on May 16, 2019 by Jim Witham, GaN Systems CEO. We are in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The first assembly lines introduced 100 years ago and the computers added 50 years later seem almost primitive as intelligent cyber-physical systems take their place on factory floors.…

GaN Systems Upcoming Webinar Illustrates the Insignificant Effects of Dynamic Rds(on) to overall System Losses

GaN Systems announces an upcoming webinar on Thursday, May 16th at 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time titled: The Effect of Dynamic On-State Resistance to System Losses in GaN-based Hard-Switching Applications. GaN power transistors are the building blocks of change for the design of a new generation of smaller, lower cost, more efficient power systems –…

GaN Systems Shows World’s Highest Current Rated GaN Power Semiconductors at PCIM 2019

GaN Systems, the global leader in gallium nitride (GaN) power semiconductors, will demonstrate the 650 V, 150 A GaN power transistor – the industry’s highest current 650 V GaN power transistor – at PCIM Europe in Nuremberg, Germany on May 7-9, 2019 at Booth 9-507. The GS-065-150 device has 100 times lower switching losses than…

GaN Systems’ CEO to Deliver PCIM Keynote on GaN and New Hardware Innovations Driving Industry 4.0

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, April 24, 2019 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, today announced that its CEO Jim Witham will deliver a keynote at PCIM Europe, the leading international exhibition and conference for power electronics and its applications, in Nuremberg, Germany May 7-9, 2019. Witham’s presentation, “GaN and Industry…

The Need for Wireless Charging Is Clear

By Paul Wiener, VP of Strategic Marketing for GaN Systems Wireless charging, more generally referred to as wireless power transfer or wireless energy transmission, is on its way to becoming mainstream. Yet, developing products that feature the benefits users want has its challenges. Take the recent news from Apple announcing the cancellation of its AirPower…

Why GaN E-HEMTs are a Power Designer’s Transistor of Choice

Article originally posted on allaboutcircuits.com on April 09, 2019 by Gary Elinoff. Wireless charging was all over APEC 2019’s power conference as some of the biggest companies in the industry gear up to provide wireless power solutions. Meanwhile, tech juggernaut Apple pulls its wireless charging platform. What gives? Wireless charging is all about effortless convenience.…