GaN Systems collaborates with APEI to optimize power electronics packaging

May 3, 2012 – Marketwire — GaN Systems Inc., provider of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, and Arkansas Power Electronics International Inc. (APEI), developer of state-of-the-art technology for power electronics systems, electronic motor drives, and power electronics packaging, will co-develop a high-temperature, high-performance package optimized for gallium nitride (GaN) transistors and diodes.

The collaboration is funded in part by the Government of Canada through Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), with the goal of demonstrating the efficiency, performance, and reliability of gallium nitride power devices in a power converter for hybrid and electric vehicles (HEVs and EVs).

Next-generation power semiconductors are adopting GaN, and prospective users want to see the technology validated through real system design implementations, said Girvan Patterson, CEO of GaN Systems. GaN Systems uses a patented, island-based topology, an emerging gallium nitride device technology. "Advanced packaging…unlocks the vast potential of gallium nitride in high-power applications.

POST A COMMENT

Easily post a comment below using your Linkedin, Twitter, Google or Facebook account. Comments won't automatically be posted to your social media accounts unless you select to share.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

NEW PRODUCTS

Spectral reflectometer for film thickness measurement
04/08/2014Verity Instruments, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of its new SP2100 Spectral Reflectometer designed for film thickness measurement f...
New Kimtech Pure G3 EvT nitrile gloves
04/03/2014Kimberly-Clark Professional has introduced a new glove that is designed to provide process protection for the semiconductor and electronics industries....
UVOTECH releases UV-Ozone Cleaning System
04/03/2014Using a UV-Ozone Cleaner, near atomically clean surfaces can be achieved in minutes without any damage to your devices. ...