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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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Electric Vehicle Charging

As GaN transistors are designed into charging stations, it is useful to consider EV charging from the consumer’s perspective. This article published by ReVision Energy describes the very practical aspects of using renewable energy generated by solar electric panes to charge an electric vehicle. A video is included that shows a Chevy Volt visiting a…

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eGaN vs. Silicon

This Power Systems Design article authored by EPC’s Drs. Glaser and Reusch compares dead-time losses for eGaN FETs and silicon MOSFETs in synchronous rectifiers. The benefits of GaN over silicon are detailed. Read the article.

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Powering Up the New Stop-Start Systems

This article written by Terry Costlow and published by SAE describes the status of a range of technologies used to manage the aggressive start cycles, including lithium ion batteries, ultracapacitors, and 48-V “mild hybrid” systems. Read the article.

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Capacity and Market Trends for Energy Storage Systems

This brief article published by Green Energy Storage projects the total MW capacity for battery energy storage systems by application type. Market revenue projections are made by year through 2023. Read the article.   G-Philos’ 700W GaN-based ESS is 30% smaller, and consumes 25% less power than their silicon version  

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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…

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