GaN Systems Power & Energy Articles

Data Centers and Energy Efficiency

“The Conversation” is a video series in which GaN Systems’ executives engage in conversation with leaders in industries that are being revolutionized as a result of changes in power technologies. Change for these companies is not limited to their bottom line, but extends out to issues around technology’s impact on global energy consumption.  Industries explored…

GaN Systems First To Announce Testing Success Beyond 10X Of JEDEC Requirements

San Antonio, TX, Applied Power Electronics Conference & Exposition (APEC), March 6, 2018 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN power semiconductors, today announced it has surpassed 10,000 hours of qualification testing for its GaN E-HEMT devices. This is 10X the 1,000-hour requirement to meet JEDEC qualification. As the power electronics industry increases adoption…

Record-Setting 100 V/120 A GaN Power Transistor Introduced by GaN Systems

San Antonio, TX, Applied Power Electronics Conference & Exposition (APEC), March 5, 2018 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN power semiconductors, today unveiled the industry’s highest current and power efficient 100 V GaN power transistor, the 100 V, 120 A, 5 mΩ GaN E-HEMT device [GS-010-120-1-T]. It is 1.3X the current rating of…

GaN Systems Announces World’s Highest Current Rated GaN Power Transistor

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, February 28, 2018 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN power semiconductors, today made public the 120 A, 650 V GaN E-HEMT, extending its leadership with the industry’s most powerful line of high performance GaN transistors. Power levels continue to rise creating the need for higher operating current. The numerous advantages…

Power Industry – Then vs. Now by Jennifer Ajersch

From renewable energy and data centers to electric vehicles and smart appliances, the role that power electronics plays in these systems is no longer that of a supporting cast member. In many cases, power electronics is taking center stage. I started my career in the power industry in the early 1990s, and at that time,…

Shorter Time to Market Now in Play with New GaN Systems’ High-Performance Buck Converter Evaluation Board

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, February 27, 2018– GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN power semiconductors, today announced the availability of its 5MHz buck converter evaluation board (GS61008P-EVBHF) using GaN Systems’ 100V E-Mode GaN transistor and pSemi’s PE29101 integrated high-speed driver. The outputs of the pSemi driver can provide switching transition speeds in the sub nano-second…

Power Technologies and the Future of the Auto Industry

“The Conversation” is a video series in which GaN Systems’ executives engage in conversation with leaders in industries that are being revolutionized as a result of changes in power technologies. Change for these companies is not limited to their bottom line, but extends out to issues around technology’s impact on global energy consumption.  Industries explored…

Design Power Electronics: HF Power Semiconductor Modeling

Download PDF Now > This webinar sponsored by Keysight Technologies and given by Dr. Ingmar Kallfass provides a new workflow for projects that include modeling and characterization of components and devices such as GaN transistors, electro-thermal co-simulation, and integration of GaN into power electronic circuits.

2017 ITRI Power Electronic Systems Consortium Annual Membership Conference By Stephen Coates

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend and present at this year’s annual membership conference for the Industrial Technology Research Institute for Taiwan (ITRI). One of the world’s leading R&D institutes, ITRI’s mission is to advance new technological capabilities within Taiwan and ensure that Taiwan is at the forefront of technology innovation. The conference had…

Bodo Power Electronics Conference – My Observations: Practical Solutions Design with GaN Power Transistors By Peter Di Maso

On December 5, 2017, I attended and presented at the first Bodo Power Electronics Conference, in Munich, Germany. Bodo Power Systems and ICC Media/AspenCore Europe organized this one-day conference, focused on Wide Band Gap Semiconductors. The conference brought together leading experts in the areas of Silicon Carbide (SiC) and GaN and showcased that Wide Band…