GaN Systems Inc.
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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Paving the way for power electronics innovation at APEC 2021
GaN Systems has announced it will showcase its most recent GaN-based solutions at the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) 2021, taking place from 14th-17th June, 2021. The company will demonstrate new GaN Systems’ solutions in mobile phone and laptop PC chargers, audio, electric vehicles and more, highlighting the technology’s ability to meet the rapid growth of data and energy demands across key industries.
Syng Cell Alpha speaker features GaN Systems transistors
GaN Systems has announced that the Syng Cell Alpha wireless speaker uses GaN Systems transistors. Innovative audio company Syng is founded by former Apple designer Christopher Stringer, who helped develop the HomePod, iPhone, iPad, and MacBook, and entrepreneur Damon Way, co-founder of DC Shoes and Incase.
GaN Systems Cup China Power Supply Society competition is now underway
GaN Systems has announced that the seventh annual 'GaN Systems Cup' China Power Supply Society (CPSS) design competition is now in progress. Engineering teams from China’s top universities are in the preliminary stages of the competition with the goal to develop the best design for a high efficiency, high power density wide output power supply design using GaN Systems GS-065-011-1-L transistors.
GaN Systems expands automotive-grade 650V transistors
GaN Systems, the specialist in GaN power semiconductors, has announced the expansion of its family of automotive-grade 650V transistors. The GS-065-060-5-B-A is a 60A, bottom-side cooled transistor developed for demanding high-power electric vehicle applications such as onboard chargers, traction inverters, and DC/DC converters.
GaN Systems tailors reference design for data centres
PCIM 2021 Digtial Days: A GaN-based reference design from GaN Systems exceeds the 80 PLUS Titanium standard for power supplies for high power density and high efficiency resonant converter design
GaN Systems at PCIM Europe 2021
GaN Systems has announced its participation at PCIM Europe Digital Days, the exhibition and conference for power electronics, taking place May 3rd to 7th, 2021. CEO Jim Witham will join other GaN experts in a panel session moderated by Bodo's Power Systems, ‘WBG GaN: Serving Low to Line Voltage’, on May 5th, 2021 to illustrate how GaN power semiconductors have become the fundamental building block in power electronics.&...
GaN Systems accelerates customer growth momentum
GaN Systems has announced accelerated momentum and customer growth signaling mainstream adoption of GaN technology to meet rapid growth of data and energy demands across key industries.
Small 100W GaN Charger Reference Design launched
GaN Systems has announced the release of what it claims is the industry’s smallest 100W dual USB-C intelligent PD GaN charger. This turnkey reference design, says GaN Systems, achieves the highest power density of any 100W charger on the market while being the smartest. The charger can balance and appropriately power a variety of plugged-in device power level combinations from a single 100W device, two devices at 65W and 30W, or t...
65W ACF GaN charger reference design released
GaN Systems has announced a new reference design for the highest power density, high efficiency 65W Active Clamp Flyback (ACF) GaN charger in collaboration with Silanna Semiconductor. The reference design is now available at Silanna Semiconductor and provides an easy design for ACF USB-C PD GaN chargers, reducing design cycles and product time to market for customers.
GaN power transistor prices drop below $1.00
GaN Systems has announced that its low current, high volume GaN power transistors have fallen below $1.00. These transistors are commonly used in GaN chargers and AC adapters for smartphones and laptop applications and a wide variety of consumer and industrial applications.
GaN Systems ships 20,000,000 GaN transistors
GaN Systems has announced the shipment of its 20 Millionth GaN transistor and that its factory partners are on schedule to complete a 40X capacity expansion in 2021.
New half-bridge daughter cards feature GaN FET drivers
GaN Systems has announced 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 3kW (GS-EVB-HB-66508B-RN) and up to 6kW (GS-EVB-HB-66516T-RN) and include the Renesas RAA226110 low-side GaN FET driver.
Gaining the GaN advantage is easier than ever
The increasing popularity of GaN solutions in power electronics has prompted many companies to rethink the way they build their power systems. In the last few years, GaN has proven to be reliable and pushing the boundaries in smaller, lighter, and more efficient power systems in data centers, automobiles, consumer electronics, renewable energy systems, and factories.
GaN Systems Cup 2020 winners announced at awards ceremony
GaN Systems has announced the winners of the sixth annual 'GaN Systems Cup' China Power Supply Society (CPSS) design competition at an awards ceremony at the CPSS Conference on 21st December, 2020. The competition challenges top engineering teams from China’s universities to design new or improved power electronics systems using GaN power transistors. Six engineering teams were awarded for their GaN-based ...
Fast charger reaches new levels with GaN Systems transistors
GaN chargers are now the norm. GaN Systems has announced that the Philips SPS2316G/93, a 2C1A 65W GaN charger, features GaN Systems power transistors. This novel charger includes three AC outlets and three USB ports eliminating the need for multiple chargers.
Half-bridge designs increase output power more than 30%
GaN Systems has announced the launch of its next generation Insulated Metal Substrate (IMS3) platform for use with its GaN E-HEMTs in high power, high efficiency automotive, data centre, and industrial applications.
The 2021 predictions in power electronics
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 by COVID-19, organisations have had to pivot and strategise, adapt and change in new ways - in a far more agile manner than at any time in history.
Duo release 100V high speed, half bridge evaluation board
GaN Systems has announced a new 100V High-Speed, Half-Bridge Evaluation Board (GS-EVB-HB-61008P-ON) in collaboration with ON Semiconductor. Available now through distribution partners, this high performance solution is developed for existing and new PCB designs and allows power electronics designers to easily evaluate GaN for growing 48V market applications, including non-isolated step-down converters, non-isolated step-u...
Finalists to compete in live final of ‘GaN Systems Cup’
Now in its sixth year, the ‘GaN Systems Cup’ China Power Supply Society Design (CPSS) Competition has spurred excitement and innovation in the power electronics industry. Fourteen teams have been selected to move on to the final round from the 35 teams that entered the competition in April. The competition finals and awards ceremony will be held in December 2020.
Expanding market with GaN power module evaluation kits
GaN Systems has 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 Driver, and 650V 300A 3-Phase Module and Driver.