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GaN Systems Launches Comprehensive Evaluation Platform for GaN Transistors

Universal motherboard and four daughterboards help power design engineers to easily evaluate the GaN E-HEMT performance in any system design OTTAWA, Ontario, November 4, 2016 – GaN Systems launches a daughterboard style evaluation kit to help power design engineers easily evaluate the GaN E-HEMT performance in any system design, along with a universal motherboard (GS665MB-EVB).…

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On Display at electronica 2016 – New Power Systems Exhibit Dramatic Performance Improvements Due to GaN Systems’ Transistors

Commercial inverters, power modules, battery chargers and energy storage systems using GaN are mainstream in transportation, consumer, and industrial applications. OTTAWA, Ontario – November 2, 2016 – Power system companies continue adopting gallium nitride (GaN) transistors in place of silicon IGBTs and MOSFETs. By designing GaN into power systems and modules, customers have launched a…

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GaN Systems Co-Founder and Industry Trailblazer John Roberts to Deliver WiPDA 2016 Keynote Address

Address to showcase GaN’s unique value in the Automotive market OTTAWA, Ontario, October 27, 2016 – GaN Systems is pleased to announce that co-founder and Chief Technology Officer John Roberts will deliver the keynote address at the 4th IEEE Power Electronics Society Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications (WiPDA). The presentation, entitled GaN…

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24th China Power Supply Society Advanced Technical Training Workshop Features GaN Systems’ Transistors

China Power Supply Society’s advanced workshop trains hundreds of power engineers to leverage the benefits of GaN transistors Shanghai, China – October 5, 2016 – Today, gallium nitride (GaN) transistors play an indispensable role in power systems by replacing power IGBTs and MOSFETs with devices that operate more efficiently, and reduce system size, weight and…

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e2v and GaN Systems Global Alliance Extends the Power of GaN to Aerospace & Defense Industries

e2v is now the global provider of GaN Systems’ power transistors for Aerospace and Defense (A&D) applications   OTTAWA, Ontario and Milpitas, CA – September 27, 2016 – A master supply agreement between e2v, the global leader in the high reliability (hi-rel) semiconductor market, and GaN Systems, the leading manufacturer of gallium nitride power transistors,…

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GaN Systems’ Founders Girvan Patterson and John Roberts Retire

OTTAWA, Ontario, August 26, 2016 – Ten years after launching a gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor company, and leading the company to #1 in the world of GaN power transistors, the two Ottawa-based co-founders of GaN Systems, President Girvan Patterson and CTO John Roberts have announced their retirement. Having achieved their goal of building GaN Systems…

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GaN Systems Wins Coveted 2015 Global Semiconductor Award

Global Semiconductor Alliance award honors GaN Systems for its industry impact. OTTAWA, Ontario, December 14, 2015 – GaN Systems, the leading manufacturer of gallium nitride power transistors, has won the coveted Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) 2015 “Start-Up to Watch” award. The award was announced and presented in front of an audience of over 1,400 executives…

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Pi Innovo and GaN Systems Collaborate to Exploit the Advantages of Gallium Nitride Semiconductors

A collaboration between Pi Innovo’s electronics design and development expertise and the superior performance of GaN Systems’ gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductors, offers automakers a pathway to the efficient and effective electrification of auxiliary systems for multi-voltage conventional, hybrid-electric, and pure electric vehicles. Multi award winning GaN Systems’ compound semiconductor devices are cost competitive with silicon…

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GaN Systems Announces 10X Production Increase at TSMC

OTTAWA, Ontario, December 1, 2015 – GaN Systems, the leading manufacturer of gallium nitride power transistors, announces that its foundry, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TMSC), has expanded the high volume production of products based on GaN System’s proprietary Island Technology® by 10X in response to surging global demand from consumer and enterprise customers. GaN Systems…

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GaN Systems Signs Distribution and Support Agreement with Eastronics

Company expands sales and support to Israeli customers OTTAWA, Ontario, February 17, 2016 – GaN Systems, the leading manufacturer of gallium nitride power transistors, announces it has entered into an agreement with Eastronics, the largest distributor of high technology products in Israel. With this agreement, GaN Systems further extends its global product sales coverage and…