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Key Takeaways: The 7th Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications (WiPDA 2019)

By Peter A. Di Maso, Director at GaN Systems It was a great pleasure to attend and participate at the recent WiPDA 2019 conference held on the campus of North Carolina State University. The week started off with the semi-annual meeting of JEDEC‘s JC-70 Wide Bandgap Power Electronic Conversion Semiconductor committee. JEDEC is the global…

Paul Wiener addresses the Airfuel Members Meeting

Global Wireless Charging – Full Speed Ahead

In September, I visited different corners of the globe, participating in wireless power conferences and customer discussions. My first stop was to the ITRI Wireless Power Workshop in Taiwan, where industry experts such as the analyst firm IHSMarkit reviewed the growth in wireless power and the predicted enormous expectation for future growth. Additionally, I attended…

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Article: GaN is driving power semiconductors

This article was originally published on www.eetimes.com on September 24, 2019, written by Maurizio Di Paolo Emilio. Power semiconductor devices with gallium nitride (GaN) and silicon carbide (SiC) are gradually replacing their silicon-based counterparts, largely because using GaN or SiC power transistors can lead to more straightforward and efficient energy storage solutions. The combined GaN…

A World Without Wires

Smart mobile electronic devices have changed the way that we perceive and interact with the world around us. Electric cars, buses, scooters, and bikes are transforming the face of our urban transportation landscape. Autonomous robots in intelligent factories and aerial drones making deliveries are challenging past preconceptions about the ways that we create and distribute…

Article: “GaN Systems could seek partnerships for subassembly strategy”

This article was originally published in Acuris.com GaN Systems could seek partnerships for sub-assembly strategy, CEO says. GaN Systems, an Ottawa, Canada-based gallium nitride power systems company, could seek partnerships or capital to expand into making sub-assemblies, said Jim Witham, CEO. Witham declined to disclose financials, but noted the company is the market leader in…

Article: “Using MOSFET Controllers to Drive GaN E-HEMTs”

This article was originally published in Bodo’s Power Systems August 2019 issue by By Yajie Qiu, Senior Power Electronics Applications Engineer, and Juncheng (Lucas) Lu, Applications Engineering Manager, GaN Systems [Click here to download a .pdf of this article]

Lasers for Lidar: Monolithic multichannel laser moves automotive lidar toward practical use

A four-channel laser and ultrafast driver delivers more than 480 W peak power in 2 ns pulses. This article by Ann Russell and Yochay Danziger was originally published on laserfocusworld.com on August 13, 2019. The driving force behind nearly all of today’s autonomous vehicles is the extraordinary, high-powered lasers driving lidar (light detection and ranging)…

Video: “Tech it Up” with Jessica Ly Interviews Paul Wiener for GaN Systems

What are GaN transistors and how can they help the planet by letting industries be more energy efficient? Jessica Ly finds out in this episode with Paul Wiener, VP Strategic Marketing for GaN Systems.   This video appears on the Regalix Inc YouTube channel. 

Article: “The Rise of GaN-Based Power Systems—Part II”

The second of a three-part series on The Rise of GaN-Based Power Systems: Technology and Market Overview by Paul Wiener, VP Strategic Marketing, GaN Systems To read the original article in Power Electronics World, click here. Part 1 of this series exploring gallium nitride (GaN) power devices provided a brief overview of GaN technology fundamentals,…

Key Takeaways From Applied Power Electronics Conference & Exposition (APEC) 2019

As the premiere U.S. annual event in Applied Power Electronics, APEC focuses on the practical and applied aspects of the power electronics business. More than 5,500 professionals from around the world attended this year’s conference, featuring more than 300 exhibiting companies with 50 countries represented. Gallium Nitride, GaN, was at the center of many discussions…