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21st September 2020
GaN Systems surpasses toughest reliability requirements

Are GaN (Gallium Nitride) power transistors proven and reliable? GaN Systems has released its whitepaper showing that GaN is reliable, with GaN Systems devices surpassing the criteria of both JEDEC and AEC-Q101 test specifications. The whitepaper, 'Qualification and Reliability of GaN Power Semiconductors: A Collaborative Approach with Partners and Customers' provides an overview of an enhanced qualification strategy and processes that ...

4th August 2020
New reference design announced for high power QR charger

GaN Systems has announced a new reference design for a high power density 65W QR (quasi-resonant) charger targeted for the consumer electronics market, including mobile phone and laptop computer applications. The reference design comprises of an operating charger and design documentation - providing a complete and simple to implement solution that assists customers in accelerating product development, roll out, and commer...

29th July 2020
High performance audio demand with series of amplifiers

GaN Systems has published the company’s latest technical manual titled: '12V High-Efficiency Audio Reference Designs using GaN Power Transistors'. The technical manual was developed in response to the well-received launch of GaN Systems Class-D audio amplifier evaluation kit in May 2020 and from growing customer interest for designs in the 12V market for automotive, marine, powersports, and other applications from power syste...

21st July 2020
Bringing power electronics to the road track and skies

GaN Systems and BrightLoop Converters, a French power electronics company, have 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, BrightLoop produces a range of converters that are smaller, lighter, and more efficient than currently available in the market.

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...

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