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GAN POWER TRANSISTORS TAKE TOP HONORS AT 2017 ECN IMPACT AWARDS

GaN Power Transistors Take Top Honors At 2017 ECN Impact Awards

GaN power transistors are changing the world and building a reputation as a technology that is enabling high performance, high efficiency, and lower cost power systems. They save millions of watts of power, enable new technologies, and enhance the quality of life – from improving the quality of air we breathe by lowering CO2 emissions…

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GaN Systems’ Eval Board Simplifies MegaHertz Power

Audio Speakers, lasers, and DC-DC wireless chargers hit record performance with GaN OTTAWA, Ontario – October 19, 2017 – From Beethoven to Beyoncé and from the Allman Brothers to ZZ Top, your music sounds better with higher highs, lower lows, and less harmonic distortion. From heavy-duty industrial cutting lasers to delicate, precise medical lasers, the…

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Global Leaders Collaborate on GaN Technology

OTTAWA, Ontario – October 2, 2017 – The world is challenged with unsustainable increases in power consumption, combating climate change, implementing cleantech technologies and meeting green, CO2 reduction initiatives. Taiwanese electronics manufacturers work at the forefront of these efforts. To meet these challenges, GaN Systems, the world’s leading provider of gallium nitride (GaN) power transistors,…

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Newly Enhanced LTSpice Model Simplifies Designing with GaN

Engineers gain a head-start and design accuracy OTTAWA, Ontario, August 15, 2017 – Power system design engineers want to be fast, accurate and confident with their simulated designs prior to building hardware. Achieving these goals with GaN designs has become easier with GaN Systems’ new set of LTSpice models. Increasing efficiency and power density requires…

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BMW i Ventures Leads Strategic Investment in GaN Systems

Mountain View – July 18, 2017 – GaN Systems, the world’s leading provider of GaN power transistors, announced the closing of an investment round led by BMW’s investment arm, BMW i Ventures. Consistent with its investment strategy, BMW i Ventures recognizes that GaN Systems’ products maximize the efficiency of electronic systems while dramatically reducing size,…

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GaN at PCIM 2017: Customers Smashing Power Density Records Using GaN Systems’ Transistors

The above photo was provided by 3NERGY. From 70 W to 70 kW, customers continue to make giant steps in size reduction OTTAWA, Ontario, May 10, 2017 – Everybody knows GaN can increase efficiency and reduce size. However, seeing is believing. By replacing legacy MOSFETs with gallium nitride (GaN) transistors, GaN Systems’ customers improve system…

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PFC Design – Maximizing Efficiency and Lowering Cost with GaN Transistors

GaN Systems releases industry’s first E-HEMT bridgeless-totem-pole Power Factor Correction reference design OTTAWA, Ontario, May 9, 2017 – Achieving efficiencies greater than 98% in conventional Power Factor Correction (PFC) circuits is challenging. The major hurdle is fixed diode bridge losses. An option to overcome this is to use silicon MOSFETs in place of the diodes…

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GaN Systems’ Transistors Enable SolPad’s Revolutionary Solar Power Inverter

GaN transistors maximize FlexGrid inverter’s power efficiency while minimizing size and weight OTTAWA, Ontario, April 26, 2017 – GaN Systems’ gallium nitride (GaN) transistors are being used by power inverter design engineers to increase power efficiency, and to reduce inverter size and weight. These performance advantages have compelled SolPad™, designer of state-of-the-art sustainable personalized energy…

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Designers Compete to Achieve High Power Density Inverters Using GaN Power Transistors

GaN Systems sponsors inverter design competition OTTAWA, Ontario, April 24, 2017 – Choosing GaN instead of legacy silicon transistors allows power systems designers to increase both system efficiency and power density while reducing system size, weight and cost. Nowhere is this trend more apparent than in the energy market where GaN transistors are replacing MOSFETs…

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GaN Systems’ Investors Receive Venture Capital Awards

Chrysalix Venture Capital Named 2017 Financial Investor of the Year Cycle Capital Management named Canada’s 2nd most active VC in 2016 OTTAWA, Ontario, April 17, 2017 – As GaN Systems’ gallium nitride transistors revolutionize the power electronics market, the company’s funding partners are being recognized for their investment success. After releasing its 8th annual Global…