GaN Systems Power & Energy Articles

New levels of resilience, inclusion, and environmental health emerge from today’s power revolution

This column by GaN Systems CEO Jim Witham originally appeared at VentureBeat, published on July 8, 2021. We are poised at the beginning of what may well be the most significant revolution in electric power since it was first used to light a few blocks of New York City 150 years ago. Global electricity demand…

The Future of GaN and Young Engineers

The Seventh Annual “GaN Systems Cup” China Power Supply Society (CPSS) design competition is now underway, reminding us of the vital role young engineers play in the future of our world and how it is powered through innovation with GaN. University students entering this contest continue to amaze us with their enthusiasm, creativity, and ingenuity…

GaN Systems Accelerates Momentum With Unprecedented Customer Growth

Driving Mainstream Adoption Of GaN Technology to Meet Rapid Growth of Data And Energy Demands in 2021 GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power transistor chips (electronics), today announced accelerated momentum and customer growth signaling mainstream adoption of GaN technology to meet rapid growth of data and energy demands across key industries.…

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…

Wireless Charging Drones and Robots

Drones and Robots are used in a growing number of applications and those with wireless power have a big future in a $100B Industry

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…