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Podcast on GaN transistors and integrated circuits
Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) Corporation has posted an update to its popular ‘How to GaN’ video podcast series. These updated videos are based on the recently published third edition textbook, ‘GaN Transistors for Efficient Power Conversion’.
Power stage IC family is based on eGaN FET technology
The EPC2152 is a monolithic 80V, 12.5A power stage IC for 48V DC/DC conversion in high-density computing, motor drives for e-mobility and Class D audio applications.
Demonstration board uses eGaN FETS to develop ToF in automotive applications
Time of flight (ToF) relies on fast and accurate object detection. In automotive design, it is used in lidar systems for safety systems in advanced driver assisted systems (ADAS).
Go-ahead for GaN
It’s getting harder to avoid using GaN power transistors and ICs, says Alex Lidow, Efficient Power Conversion
eGan FET wins AEC Q101 qualification
EPC has been achieved successful AEC Q101 qualification of its 15V EPC2216 eGaN FET. It is designed for lidar applications where increased accuracy is vital such as in self-driving cars and other time-of-flight (TOF) applications including facial recognition, warehouse automation, drones and mapping.
GaN textbook with power conversion applications focus
Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) announce the publication of the third edition of ‘GaN Transistors for Efficient Power Conversion’, a textbook written by power conversion industry experts and published by John Wiley and Sons. It is designed to provide power system design engineering students, as well as practising engineers, basic technical and application-focused information on how to design more efficient power conversio...
GaN technology is transforming medicine
GaN is making possible what was once thought to be impossible in many industries. Alex Lidow, EPC, explains how GaN technology is contributing to significant improvements in medicine
AEC-qualified FETs exploit GaN technology for autonomous vehicles
The EPC2206, and EPC2212 eGaN FETs by Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) are both discrete transistors in wafer level chip-scale packaging (WLCS) with 80 and 100V DS ratings respectively. They have received AEC Q101-qualification and will be joined by more discrete transistors and ICs designed for the harsh automotive environment, says the company.
Two eGaN discrete transistors are qualified to AEC Q101 for automotive use
Two eGaN discrete transistors are qualified to AEC Q101 for automotive applications, announces Efficient Power Conversion (EPC). The company believes the certification brings its eGaN technology to vehicle design.
GaN transistor is x20 smaller than silicon option
Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) claims that its 350V eGaN power transistor is 20 times smaller than the comparable silicon. This makes it suitable for use in multi-level converters, for EV charging, solar power inverters and motor drives.
GaN-based development board reduces power supply size
A five-phase development board by Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) demonstrates the reduction in size and the enhanced efficiency for power conversion that can be achieved using high frequency switching eGaN power transistors, says the company.
GaN transistor shrinks by a factor of eight compared with MOSFETs
A 40V gallium nitride (GaN) power transistor from Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) is eight times smaller than equivalently-rated MOSFETS.
Board reduces development time in evaluating eGaN
Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) has announced the EPC9086 half-bridge development board with a 30V eGaN and Peregrine Semiconductor's gate driver.
Demonstration kits show versatility of AirFuel-resonant power transfer
Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) has released two demonstration kits, the EPC9127 and EPC9128, that show GaN FETs and ICs can be used in resonant wireless power transfer systems.
GaN FETs demonstrate AirFuel wireless charging
A demonstration kit from Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) targets Class 4 AirFuel Alliance-compatible wireless power for wireless charging and is based on the company's eGaN FETs.
Evaluation board demonstrates LiDAR in automotives
To demonstrate how eGaN FETs can drive laser diodes to enhance LiDAR measuring systems used in vehicles for accuracy and processing speed, Efficient Power Conversion offers the EPC9126.
Development boards help to evaluate 200V GaN transistors
Designed to enable power systems engineers quickly evaluate the efficiency achieved with 200V GaN (gallium nitride) transistors in class-E amplifiers, current-mode class D, and push-pull converters operating up to 30MHz, Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) has released three GaN-based differential mode development boards.
FET packs power into a small footprint for wireless transfer
The EPC2039 is compact and competitively priced for wireless power transfer and other high frequency applications, says Efficient Power Conversion (EPC).
Efficient Power Conversion Introduces 96% Efficient, 1 MHz Buck Converter Demonstration Board
Efficient Power Conversion introduces the EPC9107, a fully functional buck power conversion demonstration circuit. This board is a 9 V-28 V input to 3.3 V, 15 A maximum output current, 1MHz buck converter. It uses the EPC2015< eGaN FET in conjunction with the LM5113 100V half-bridge gate driver from Texas Instruments.
Efficient Power Conversion Introduces Development Board Featuring 100 V Enhancement Mode Gallium Nitride FETs
Efficient Power Conversion introduces the EPC9010 development board to make it easier for engineers to start designing with a 100 V enhancement-mode gallium nitride field effect transistor in applications such as high-speed DC-DC power supplies, point-of-load converters, class D audio amplifiers, hard-switched and high frequency circuits.