GaN Systems Power & Energy Articles

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…

Rethinking What’s ‘Smart’ For The Next Generation Smart Home

By GaN Systems CEO Jim Witham Too often, the fact that a technology merely exists drives the direction of a specific implementation, rather than focusing on developing technologies in response to real and important human needs. This has often been the case of the ‘smart home’ in its various stages of automation and intelligence. What…

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: The Year of the GaN Adapter and 5G’s Dirty Little Secret

This article was originally published at eeDesignIt on May 6, 2020. Read the rest of the interview of GaN Systems’ CEO Jim Witham by Ruth Seely here.  GaN is changing the way we power things, and that’s becoming increasingly evident whether you look at consumer, automotive, 5G, or industrial power applications. Take 5G — It’s…

Article: Power Loss Characterization and Modeling for GaN-Based Hard-Switching Half-Bridges Considering Dynamic On-State Resistance

This article was published in full in IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification. Authors: R. Hou, Y. Shen, H. Zhao, H. Hu, J. Lu and T. Long Abstract: Gallium Nitride enhancement-mode high electron mobility transistors (GaN E-HEMTs) can achieve high frequency and high efficiency due to its excellent switching performance compared with conventional Si transistors. Nevertheless,…