GaN Systems Transportation Articles

Article: “Jim Witham of GaN systems talks about the future of wide-bandgap power devices”

This article was originally published in Power Electronics News by Alix Paultre, Editor-in-Chief, on October 14, 2018.    The revolution in power electronics design and development is going forward full tilt, and the expansion of the Cloud, Industry 4.0, and the migration to the electric vehicle (EV) is changing how people consider how energy is generated,…

Article: “GaN’s Ground-Floor Opportunity”

This article was originally published in Radio-Electronics.com on September 16, 2018 by Rudy Ramos at Mouser Electronics.    The electronics industry has a major role to play in helping to save energy, by enabling better equipment and new ways of working and living that that are more efficient and environmentally friendly. Maintaining the pace of…

Mobility’s Changing Relationship with Data Centers, Robotics, and Materials

Part of The Mobility (R)Evolution series By Jim Witham, CEO at GaN Systems, and Uwe Higgen, Managing Partner at BMW i Ventures This is the fourth and final article within the series. Click here to read part 1, “The Transformative Forces of Electrification and Autonomous Driving”.   As autonomous vehicles (AVs) become generators and users of unprecedented quantities of data, not…

Addressing the Dual Concerns of ‘Driving Range Angst’ and Ubiquitous Clean Energy Sources

Part of The Mobility (R)Evolution series By Jim Witham, CEO at GaN Systems, and Uwe Higgen, Managing Partner at BMW i Ventures This is the third article within the series. Click here to read part 1, “The Transformative Forces of Electrification and Autonomous Driving”.   Charging Networks and Infrastructure Growth in the availability and performances of charging stations is required to…

Article: “The Convergence of Automotive Trends: A Conversation with GaN Systems CEO Jim Witham”

This article was originally published on All About Circuits on August 23, 2018 by Kate Smith The automotive landscape is changing rapidly. GaN Systems CEO Jim Witham spoke with AAC about the unique challenges of efficient power in automotive applications and how autonomous vehicles represent a convergence of major trends across the industry. The term…

The Impending Mass Market Adoption of Electric and Autonomous Vehicles

Part of The Mobility (R)Evolution series   By Jim Witham, CEO at GaN Systems, and Uwe Higgen, Managing Partner at BMW i Ventures This is the second article within the series. Click here to read part 1, “The Transformative Forces of Electrification and Autonomous Driving”. In any industry, an open mindset that enables changes in human attitudes has…

The Transformative Forces of Electrification and Autonomous Driving

Part of The Mobility (R)Evolution series   By Jim Witham, CEO at GaN Systems, and Uwe Higgen, Managing Partner at BMW i Ventures Few businesses can rival the global auto industry for the way that it has both shaped and reflected important social, cultural and economic trends. And at no time in the industry’s history…

Power Technologies and the Future of the Auto Industry

“The Conversation” is a video series in which GaN Systems’ executives engage in conversation with leaders in industries that are being revolutionized as a result of changes in power technologies. Change for these companies is not limited to their bottom line, but extends out to issues around technology’s impact on global energy consumption.  Industries explored…

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SiC vs GaN Head-to-Head Performance Comparison

A lot of engineers don’t have a good feel for how gallium-nitride FETs perform compared to silicon-carbide equivalents. So GaN Systems devised two 650-V, 15-A switching supplies using SiC and GaN to see how they compared. In an interview conducted by WTWH Media’s Lee Teschler, Jim Witham explains the differences that emerged in this head-to-head…

2017 ITRI Power Electronic Systems Consortium Annual Membership Conference By Stephen Coates

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend and present at this year’s annual membership conference for the Industrial Technology Research Institute for Taiwan (ITRI). One of the world’s leading R&D institutes, ITRI’s mission is to advance new technological capabilities within Taiwan and ensure that Taiwan is at the forefront of technology innovation. The conference had…