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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…

GaN Systems Extends Market Leadership with Next Generation Automotive-Qualified Transistors

OTTAWA, Ontario, October 20, 2020 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN power semiconductors, today announced the release and availability of the first product in a family of new 650V, 60A transistors for the automotive market. The GS-065-060-5-T-A is designed to meet automotive reliability standards including AEC-Q101 qualification and GaN Systems’ AutoQual+™ testing and…

Article: Analyzing the Advantages of 100V GaN in 48V Applications

This technical article from Lei Kou, Power Electronics Applications Engineer at GaN Systems, and Juncheng (Lucas) Lu, GaN Systems Applications Engineering Manager, appears in full here at EE Power.  This article describes an ultra-low parasitics Eon/Eoff measurement platform and the advantages of 100V GaN in 48V applications. In both consumer electronics and automotive electrification, we are in…

GaN Systems Surpasses Industry’s Toughest Reliability Requirements

Whitepaper outlines approach for rigorous lifetime and reliability testing processes and results which prove GaN Systems’ devices are reliable OTTAWA, Ontario, September 16, 2020 – Are GaN (gallium nitride) power transistors proven and reliable? GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN power semiconductors, today released its whitepaper showing that GaN is reliable, with GaN Systems…

BrightLoop Converters and GaN Systems Collaborate to Bring Disruptive Power Electronics to the Road Track and the Skies

OTTAWA, Canada AND PARIS, France, July 21, 2020 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, and BrightLoop Converters, a leading French power electronics company, today announced their strategic partnership to develop the latest AC/DC and DC/DC Converter products for electric motorsport and aerospace applications. Leveraging GaN Systems’ 650V GaN transistors,…

GaN Systems Shows Why GaN is a Game Changer at PCIM 2020

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, June 30, 2020 – GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, announced today its participation at “PCIM Europe Digital Days,” taking place July 7–8, 2020. CEO Jim Witham will participate in two panel sessions, “GaN Devices – The Game-Changers” and “Power GaN: Past-Present-Future,” illustrating how GaN power semiconductors…

Article: GaN enables efficient, cost-effective 800V EV traction inverters

This article, written by Juncheng (Lucas) Lu and Peter Di Maso of GaN Systems, was published at EDN.com on May 22, 2020. Go here to read the piece in its entirety.  The number of electric vehicles (EVs) on the road has increased rapidly over the past few years and continues to accelerate. Industry analysts expect 56…