GaN Systems Transportation Articles

Supply Chain Lessons Learned From The Covid-19 Pandemic

Originally published on Forbes.com, this article by GaN Systems CEO Jim Witham addresses what the last 18 months of the Covid-19 pandemic have shown us about how we think about the supply chain. Read it in full here.  There’s no doubt that the tumultuous events of the past 18 months led to the massive disruption…

GaN Systems and FTEX Increase E-Mobility Range and Power by 30%

GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, today announced a partnership with FTEX, a pioneer in precision motor control systems, to deliver next-generation, GaN Powered™ motor drives for personal electric vehicles (EVs) including e-scooters, e-bikes, and e-mopeds. The motor drives combine GaN Systems’ high-performance, high-frequency transistors, with FTEX’s innovative software and…

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…

How the power semiconductor market is evolving

“Why should an EV manufacturer choose GaN power semiconductors?” Matthew Beecham of Just-Auto.com spoke to Larry Spaziani, VP of Sales at GaN Systems to find out. The interview was originally printed here on June 29, 2021. Could you give us some background on GaN Systems?  GaN Systems is a leader in gallium nitride (GaN) power…

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…