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GaN Systems is a fabless semiconductor company that is the first place systems designers go to realize all the benefits of gallium nitride in their power conversion and control applications.

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30th June 2020
GaN Systems shows why GaN is a game changer at PCIM 2020

GaN Systems has announced its participation at PCIM Europe Digital Days, taking place 7th–8th July, 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 are becoming the fundamental building block in power electronics.

1st June 2020
Gartner dubs GaN Systems a Cool Vendor

GaN Systems has announced the company has been recognised as a Cool Vendor in the May 2020 Cool Vendors in Technology Innovation Through Power and Energy Electronics report by Gartner, (Gartner subscription required).

18th May 2020
GaN Systems releases Class-D amplifier and companion SMPS

GaN Systems has announced the debut and availability of a new amplifier evaluation kit for high sound quality Class-D audio systems. The evaluation kit includes a two channel, 200W per channel (8 ohm) Class-D amplifier and companion 400W, continuous power audio-grade SMPS.

8th April 2020
Online experience showcase launched for power electronics

GaN Systems has launched its Virtual Experience site displaying the latest technology innovations that are using GaN transistors as a cornerstone technology for smaller, lighter, and more efficient power electronics systems.

26th February 2020
New transistor products to be showcased at APEC 2020

GaN Systems will showcase how its GaN transistors are a cornerstone technology for power electronics equipment. New transistor products and power modules, reference designs and tools, and customer demonstrations in consumer electronics, industrial, and automotive industries will be on display at the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) Booth 1147 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA on 15th-19th March, 2020.

21st January 2020
Siemens to achieve performance with GaN Systems power transistors

  GaN Systems has announced that Siemens is integrating part of its Simatic Micro-Drive product line with GaN Systems power semiconductors. With the integration of GaN Systems power transistors, this Siemens product line features standards and benefiting customers by power density, efficiency and robustness.

17th January 2020
GaN Systems captures a place in the 2020 Global Cleantech 100

GaN Systems has announced that it has been named a 2020 Global Cleantech 100 company by Cleantech Group. The 2020 Global Cleantech 100 is the 11th edition of the respected annual guide to the companies and themes in sustainable innovation. It features the private, independent and for-profit companies best positioned to contribute to a more digitised, de-carbonised and resource-efficient industrial future.

6th January 2020
GaN systems and SPARX advance GaN in electric vehicles

GaN Systems has announced that SPARX Group ‘Mirai Creation Fund II’ 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 future and impact our world. 

2nd January 2020
Reference design highlights GaN performance in consumer devices

  GaN Systems and ON Semiconductor have announced the availability of the highest power density 300W AC Adapter Reference Design using GaN Systems’ 650V, 15A GaN E-HEMTs and multiple award-winning ON Semiconductor Controller and Driver ICs: NCP51820, NCP13992, NCP1616, and NCP4306.

10th December 2019
The top technology trends in power for 2020

For the past several decades, the subject of ‘power’ has been consistently viewed as a challenge focused primarily on the incremental improvement - be that by technology, by government regulations, or by shifting consumer behaviour. Much attention has been paid to how the energy we use is generated, and rightly so. Energy production is one of the world’s largest sources of carbon emissions.

5th December 2019
Power electronics will be spurring tech innovation at CES 2020

  During CES 2020, GaN Systems will be exhibiting the latest technology innovations that are addressing energy efficiency challenges by using GaN as a building block for power electronics systems that are four times smaller, four times lighter, and generate four times less energy loss.

2nd December 2019
GaN Systems receives ISO 9001:2015 certification

GaN Systems has announced that the company received International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 certification for the design and manufacture of power semiconductor products. Both GaN Systems’ Canadian headquarters and Taiwanese operations facilities received ISO certification from the British Standards Institute (BSI), according to the company it is the world's first national standards body and one of the larges...

7th November 2019
Competition winners honoured at CPSS awards ceremony

GaN Systems, alongside the China Power Supply Society (CPSS), China Power Society Science Popularization Committee, and Tsinghua University have announced the winners of the fifth annual 'GaN Systems Cup' design competition at an awards ceremony at the China Power Supply Society Conference (CPSSC) on 3rd November, 2019.

4th November 2019
Evaluation board demonstrates next performance leap in GaN

GaN Systems and ON Semiconductor have announced the availability of a high speed, half bridge GaN daughter board using GaN Systems’ 650V, 30A GaN E-HEMTs and ON Semiconductor’s NCP51820 high speed gate driver evaluation board. This evaluation board is developed for existing and new PCB designs and allows designers to easily evaluate GaN in existing half bridge or full bridge power supplies.

28th October 2019
GaN advancements to be showcased at Power Supply Society Conference

GaN Systems has announced its participation at the 23rd annual China Power Supply Society Conference (CPSSC), one of the largest power electronics evenst in Asia, on 1st-4th November, 2019 in Shenzhen, China. Spearheading discussions on GaN innovation and technological development, the company will give presentations on the application of GaN in industrial and automotive industries and display its late...

14th October 2019
The GaN industry: tech, innovation and upcoming conferences

As GaN takes centre stage in conversations around power electronics and in key energy-intensive industries, GaN Systems will deliver presentations at several conferences worldwide. Various key executives and experts will be speaking about the impact and opportunities GaN brings in improving and creating new energy efficient systems and how the technology is innovating industries, including wireless charging in consumer electronics and i...

2nd May 2019
WiBotic and GaN Systems bring autonomy to mobile era

High power wireless charging for autonomous robots is an essential component in Industry 4.0 and the promise is being realised today with solutions from WiBotic. Partnering with GaN Systems, WiBotic is providing ready, off-the-shelf solutions integral to charging the rapidly growing robotics ecosystem to deliver the power levels and increased antenna range that both drones and robots demand.

29th April 2019
Highest current rated GaN power semiconductors at PCIM 2019

GaN Systems will demonstrate the 650V, 150A GaN power transistor - according to the company it is the industry’s highest current 650V GaN power transistor - at PCIM Europe in Nuremberg, Germany on 7th-9th May, 2019 at Booth 9-507. The GS-065-150 device has 100 times lower switching losses than comparable IGBTs - that’s two orders of magnitude less, a 99% reduction in switching losses.

24th April 2019
GaN Systems to show hardware innovations driving Industry 4.0 at PCIM

GaN Systems has announced that its CEO Jim Witham will deliver a keynote at PCIM Europe, the leading international exhibition and conference for power electronics and its applications, in Nuremberg, Germany fromm 7-9th May 2019. Witham’s presentation, 'GaN and Industry 4.0 – A Small Change that is Revolutionising the Industry,' will be taking place Thursday 9th May 9 at 8:45am.

19th March 2019
Design tools and resources increase system performance

GaN Systems is displaying a wide breadth of design tools including new reference designs from partners at APEC 2019. Visitors to GaN Systems Booth 553 will find the multitude of design resources that make GaN easy to incorporate into numerous power system designs, thereby expediting customer go-to-market product releases.

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