GaN Systems Power & Energy Articles

Four Key Takeaways from APEC 2022

The 37th Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), which happened on March 20-24, 2022, in Houston, is the first APEC event to be held in person since the pandemic started. APEC is one of the leading conferences for power electronic professionals, and this year did not disappoint. Here are our key takeaways from the show. Wide…

Predictions for 2022: Powering the Global Economy

As 2022 approaches, we see bolder and more proactive action from companies around sustainability and environmental impact – particularly in the way we use power.   Over the past year, our conversations with corporate leaders have continued to confirm GaN Systems’ belief that yesterday’s silicon has reached its limits in solving critical power systems challenges…

GaN Systems and Partners tackle the Net Zero Challenge

GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, today announced its growing ecosystem of partners collaborating to address the Net Zero Challenge to neutralize emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases by accelerating the global sustainability and cleantech revolution.  Efficient power generation, distribution and conversion are key factors in driving…

The 2022 Top Technology Predictions in Power Electronics

GaN Systems Predictions for 2022: Powering The Global Economy   OTTAWA, CANADA, December 15, 2021: For the past several decades, the subject of power consumption has consistently been viewed as a challenge addressed primarily by incremental technology improvements, government regulations, and shifting consumer behavior. As 2022 approaches, GaN Systems predicts bolder and more proactive action…

GaN Systems Announces “GaN Systems Cup” 2021 Winners Honoring Rising Power Electronics Engineers

GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, released today the winners of the “GaN Systems Cup” China Power Supply Society (CPSS) design competition. Now in its seventh year, this annual competition challenges engineering students from China’s leading universities to design power electronics systems that are more efficient, use less energy, and…

GaN: Taking Charge of Your Power Needs

This is part three of our series titled: “Did You Know…”, which highlights the latest applications and innovations being enabled by GaN technology. Read part one of the series, “Space Industry Launches with GaN Systems,” here. Read part two, “Breaking Through the Invisible Barriers of Wireless Power Transfer,” here. Today, people have access to a wide…

New Higher Performance, Lower Cost Transistors Debut from GaN Systems

 GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN power semiconductors, today introduced two new transistors in the industry’s broadest portfolio of GaN power transistors. The transistors are packaged in an industry standard 8×8 mm PDFN package. The GS-065-011-2-L allows users to reduce the cost per watt of delivered powered in 45W to 150W applications and the…

Mandarin Versions: GaN Powered: Revolutionizing Today’s Most Power Demanding Industries

We live in a data and energy driven world increasingly defined by power-reliant industries including data centers, electric vehicles, renewable energy systems, industrial motors, and consumer electronics. These businesses have long faced formidable and universal challenges around energy wasted in power conversion, as well as the size limitations placed on overall product design by the…

GaN Powered: Revolutionizing Today’s Most Power Demanding Industries

We live in a data and energy driven world increasingly defined by power-reliant industries including data centers, electric vehicles, renewable energy systems, industrial motors, and consumer electronics. These businesses have long faced formidable and universal challenges around energy wasted in power conversion, as well as the size limitations placed on overall product design by the…

WSJ: Gallium is Transforming Our Increasingly Electrified World

The Novel Material That’s Shrinking Phone Chargers, Powering Up Electric Cars, and Making 5G Possible Originally featured in the Wall Street Journal on July 17. 2021, this column by Christopher Mims explores the uses and potential of Gallium Nitride. Read the full column here.  If you’re reading this on a screen, it’s likely you’re literally…