GaN Systems Transportation Articles

The Future of GaN and Young Engineers

The Seventh Annual “GaN Systems Cup” China Power Supply Society (CPSS) design competition is now underway, reminding us of the vital role young engineers play in the future of our world and how it is powered through innovation with GaN. University students entering this contest continue to amaze us with their enthusiasm, creativity, and ingenuity…

New U.S. Infrastructure Plan: A Win for Our Planet and the Electric Vehicle Market

By Paul Wiener U.S. President Biden’s recent $2 trillion infrastructure proposal includes a proposed $174 billion earmarked for the Electric Vehicle (EV) industry. This proposal includes $100 billion in new consumer rebates for EV purchases and $15 billion to build a half-million new charging stations. While still in its early stages, the plan is already…

GaN Systems Expands Automotive Product Line

GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN power semiconductors, announced today the expansion of its family of automotive-grade 650V transistors. The GS-065-060-5-B-A is a 60A, bottom-side cooled transistor developed for demanding high-power electric vehicle applications such as onboard chargers, traction inverters, and DC-DC converters. The high frequency properties of GaN combined with GaN Systems’ proprietary…

PCIM Europe 2021: GaN Systems Shows How GaN is Now Mainstream

GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, today announced its participation at PCIM Europe Digital Days,” the world’s leading exhibition and conference for power electronics, taking place May 3–7, 2021. CEO Jim Witham will join other GaN experts in a panel session moderated by Bodo’s Power Systems, “WBG GaN: Serving Low…

Is GaN the future for EV chips?

Gallium Nitride technology aims to replace silicon and boost electric-vehicle performance while cutting cost. This article by Paul Wiener was published in full 4/22/21 on SAE.Org. Read the full, unabridged article here, complete with reference gallery.  Technology advances in electric vehicles (EV) are steadily shrinking the vehicle bill-of-materials cost while creating power efficiencies and new…

GaN Systems Accelerates Momentum With Unprecedented Customer Growth

Driving Mainstream Adoption Of GaN Technology to Meet Rapid Growth of Data And Energy Demands in 2021 GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power transistor chips (electronics), today announced accelerated momentum and customer growth signaling mainstream adoption of GaN technology to meet rapid growth of data and energy demands across key industries.…

Fierce Electronics: GaN Systems sees EVs making up 60% of GaN growth in coming years

Fierce Electronics published an interview February 15, 2021, with GaN Systems’ CEO Jim Witham. Read the full interview here.  Gallium nitride (GaN)-based power transistors make up a fraction of all power transistors used by industrial and auto customers today, but the technology is having a positive impact during a global chip shortage that has led…

The EV Tipping Point is Near

When will the electric vehicle market hit its tipping point? It could be as soon as in the next three or four years. All signs point to electrification in the automotive industry as more car manufacturers such as BMW, NIO, BAIC, General Motors, and Honda debut new electric vehicles in the coming years while new…

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…

All Eyes on GaN to Power 2021 and Beyond

As originally published on Microwaves & RF, by Paul Wiener. The market shift toward GaN transistors in 2021 isn’t just theoretical or inspirational—it’s happening now, with major companies designing and shipping products with GaN today. Human beings are a power-hungry bunch and 2021 is the year more of us do something about it. As the…