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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…

Wireless Power a Hot Topic at Global Conferences

At the recent Wireless Power Week (WPW), ITRI (Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute), and CES conferences, many companies demonstrated what’s possible in wireless power technologies, solutions to cutting the power cord, and meeting customer requirements in power level, efficiency, cost, and performance. The common thread in the innovative solutions displayed is ease of use and…

GaN Systems Launches World’s First GaN Power Stage with Programmable Source Current and Overcurrent Protection

New Half-Bridge Daughter Cards Feature Renesas GaN FET Drivers GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, announced today the release of two 650V half-bridge daughter cards (30A and 60A), which provide an ultra-versatile platform to evaluate GaN drivers and transistors. The evaluation cards are available in two power levels, up to…

2021 Top Technology Predictions in Power Electronics

GaN Systems Predictions for 2021: Tipping Point Achieved as GaN Technology Moves from Early Adoption to Mainstream Acceptance OTTAWA, ONTARIO, December 9, 2020: As 2020 comes to a close, we will undoubtedly look back on the past twelve months as a time in which disruption was the hallmark. Amid the unprecedented socioeconomic upheaval brought about…

GaN Systems Expands Power Market with GaN Power Module Evaluation Kits

GaN modules meet industry standard footprints with superior system performance OTTAWA, Ontario, November 17, 2020 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, today announced the availability of four new integrated power module evaluation kits: 100V Driver GaN DC/DC Power Stage Module, 650V 150A Half-Bridge IPM, 650V 150A Full-Bridge Module and…

Article: Test and Qualification Help Ensure the Reliability of GaN

Published in its entirety at EETimes.  By Maurizio Di Paolo Emilio, November, 12, 2020 It is a fact that GaN transistors have increased the performance of power systems while reducing the relative cost of components. But what about quality and reliability? In an interview with EE Times, Jim Witham, CEO of GaN Systems, highlighted how the…

Article: The Imperative For A 24/7 Renewable Energy World

Jim Witham, CEO of GaN Systems, writes for the Forbes Technology Council. Read the article in full here.  For the past 150 years, electricity production and distribution have primarily been the domain of large, centralized utility companies using nonrenewable resources, while owning a one-way relationship with customers by means of a centralized grid. Electricity was…