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Predictions for 2022: Powering the Global Economy

As 2022 approaches, we see bolder and more proactive action from companies around sustainability and environmental impact – particularly in the way we use power.   Over the past year, our conversations with corporate leaders have continued to confirm GaN Systems’ belief that yesterday’s silicon has reached its limits in solving critical power systems challenges…

The 2022 Top Technology Predictions in Power Electronics

GaN Systems Predictions for 2022: Powering The Global Economy OTTAWA, CANADA, December 15, 2021: For the past several decades, the subject of power consumption has consistently been viewed as a challenge addressed primarily by incremental technology improvements, government regulations, and shifting consumer behavior. As 2022 approaches, GaN Systems predicts bolder and more proactive action from…

GaN Systems Announces “GaN Systems Cup” 2021 Winners Honoring Rising Power Electronics Engineers

GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, released today the winners of the “GaN Systems Cup” China Power Supply Society (CPSS) design competition. Now in its seventh year, this annual competition challenges engineering students from China’s leading universities to design power electronics systems that are more efficient, use less energy, and…

Space Industry Launches with GaN Systems

GaN Transistors Powering Space Applications Including Jupiter Exploration, Suborbital Space Travel, and Satellite Communications This is the first part of our new series titled: “Did You Know…”, which highlights the latest applications and innovations being enabled by GaN technology. Read part two of the series, “Breaking Through the Invisible Barriers of Wireless Power Transfer,” here. Read…

Mandarin Versions: GaN Powered: Revolutionizing Today’s Most Power Demanding Industries

We live in a data and energy driven world increasingly defined by power-reliant industries including data centers, electric vehicles, renewable energy systems, industrial motors, and consumer electronics. These businesses have long faced formidable and universal challenges around energy wasted in power conversion, as well as the size limitations placed on overall product design by the…

GaN Powered: Revolutionizing Today’s Most Power Demanding Industries

We live in a data and energy driven world increasingly defined by power-reliant industries including data centers, electric vehicles, renewable energy systems, industrial motors, and consumer electronics. These businesses have long faced formidable and universal challenges around energy wasted in power conversion, as well as the size limitations placed on overall product design by the…

WSJ: Gallium is Transforming Our Increasingly Electrified World

The Novel Material That’s Shrinking Phone Chargers, Powering Up Electric Cars, and Making 5G Possible Originally featured in the Wall Street Journal on July 17. 2021, this column by Christopher Mims explores the uses and potential of Gallium Nitride. Read the full column here.  If you’re reading this on a screen, it’s likely you’re literally…

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…

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…

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…