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GaN Systems and SPARX advance GaN in Electric Vehicles

OTTAWA, Ontario, December 17, 2019 – GaN Systems today announces that SPARX Group “Mirai Creation Fund II (“Mirai fund”)” has made an investment in GaN Systems. Mirai fund provides capital to companies with the goal of accelerating innovation, Vehicle Electrification being one of the major targets, to generate a “new power” that will shape the…

Article: GaN systems CEO sees bright future in automotive

This interview was posted in its entirety originally here on Fierce Electronics on 12/10/19.  GaN Systems, which manufactures high power gallium nitride systems, is banking that the technology’s performance advantages over silicon will help capture applications in growing areas such as automotive. “There is a lot of interest in areas such as industrial and electric…

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…

GaN Systems is featured in EE Times

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…

GaN Systems could seek partnerships for subassembly strategy

This article was originally published in Acuris.com. A small portion is available here and the rest can be read along with supporting graphics and charts in the PDF below. 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…

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. A small portion is available here and the rest can be read along with supporting graphics and charts in the PDF below. Before gallium nitride (GaN),…

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.