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Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) Introduces Industry-Leading Second Generation 200 Volt Enhancement Mode Gallium Nitride (eGaN®) Power Transistor

EPC2010 delivers high frequency switching with enhanced performance in lead-free, RoHS compliant package. EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – June 2011 - Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (www.epc-co.com) announces the introduction of the EPC2010 as the newest member of EPC’s second-generation enhanced performance eGaNfield effect transistor (FET) family. The EPC2010 is environmentally friendly, being both lead-free and RoHS-compliant (Restriction of Hazardous Substances). The EPC2010 FET is a 200 VDS device with a maximum RDS(ON) of 25 milliohms with 5 V applied to the gate. This ... Read more
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Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) Introduces Development Board for Fast Development of Power Conversion Circuits and Systems Using Enhancement Mode Gallium Nitride (eGaN®) FETs

EPC9003 facilitates rapid design of high frequency switching power conversion systems based upon the 200 V EPC2010 with ready-made, easy to connect development board and well-documented engineering support materials. EL SEGUNDO, Calif.—June 2011 — Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) today announced the introduction of the EPC9003 development board to make it easier for users to start designing with EPC’s 200V enhancement-mode gallium nitride (eGaN) field effect transistor (FET) in applications such as solar microinverters, class D audio amplifiers, Power over ... Read more
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Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) Market Leading eGaN® Products Wins Prestigious EE Times Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Award for Energy Efficiency Technology

EL SEGUNDO, Calif-May 4, 2011 — Efficient Power Conversion Corporation’s (EPC) family of enhancement-mode gallium nitride on silicon (eGaN®) power FETs has won the Energy Technology Award issued as part of the prestigious EE Times Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards. These awards celebrate the creators of technology who demonstrate leadership and innovation in the global industry and shape the world we which we live. “We are very proud to have won the ACE Award. This award substantiates that EPC’s enhancement-mode GaN power transistors represent a ... Read more
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Microsemi announces partnership with EPC

Microsemi is working with Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) www.epc-co.com in the development of a complete line of high performance FETS for high reliability space and military applications. A jointly researched paper entitled "Enhancement Mode Gallium Nitride Characteristics Under Long Term Stress" will be presented at the Government Microcircuit Applications and Critical Technology Conference (GOMAC), March 21-24, 2011 in Orlando, Florida. The study covers the reliability testing results and demonstrates the stability of the devices at temperature and under radiation ... Read more
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Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) Selected as Finalist in Prestigious 2011 EE Times ACE Awards Competition

EL SEGUNDO, Calif-March 15, 2011 — Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) has been named a finalist in the EE Times 2011 Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards (http://www.eetimes-ace.com/finalists.php). These annual awards celebrate the creators of technology who demonstrate leadership and innovation in the global industry and shape the world we live in. EPC has been recognized as a finalist within the Energy Technology Award category. This new category recognizes companies that have made the most significant contribution through the introduction of new concepts and ... Read more
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Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) Introduces Two Industry Leading Lead-Free and RoHS Compliant eGaN™ FETs

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - March 15, 2011 - Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (www.epc-co.com) announce the introduction of the EPC2001 and EPC2015, two lead-free, RoHS-compliant (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) enhancement-mode gallium nitride on silicon (eGaN™) FETs. The EPC2001 FET is a 100 VDS device with a maximum RDS(ON) of 7 milliohms with 5 V applied to the gate, and the EPC2015 is a 40 VDS with a maximum RDS(ON) of 4 milliohms. Both eGaN FETs provide significant performance advantages over similar state-of-the-art silicon-based power MOSFETs. Both devices have low on ... Read more
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Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) Market Leading eGaN™ FET Named Finalist in Prestigious 2010 EDN Innovation Awards Competition

Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) Market Leading eGaN™ FET Named Finalist in Prestigious 2010 EDN Innovation Awards Competition

EL SEGUNDO, Calif-February 23, 2011 - Efficient Power Conversion Corporation’s EPC1010 enhancement-mode gallium nitride on silicon (eGaN™) power FET has been named a finalist in EDN’s 21st annual Innovation Awards http://innovation.edn.com/) within the Power IC’s category.

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Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) Market Leading eGaN™ Products Named Product of the Year by Electronic Products Magazine

EL SEGUNDO, Calif-January 6, 2011 — Efficient Power Conversion Corporation’s (EPC) family of enhancement-mode gallium nitride on silicon (eGaN™) power FETs have been honored with an Electronic Products’ Product of the Year award. The editors of Electronic Products — a leading trade publication for electronic design engineers — evaluated thousands of products launched in 2010. The winning products were selected on the basis of innovative design, significant advancement in technology or application and substantial achievement in price and performance. ... Read more
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Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) Market Leading eGaN™ Products Win Electronic Design News (EDN) China Innovation Award

EL SEGUNDO, Calif-November 18, 2010 -Efficient Power Conversion Corporation’s (EPC) family of enhancement-mode gallium nitride on silicon (eGaN™) power FETs have been awarded the “Editor’s Choice Award” in the power device and module segment of the 2010 EDN China Innovation Awards. "Enhancement-mode eGaN by Efficient Power Conversion Corporation was honored with Editor's Choice Award by EDN China Innovation Award's panel of judges based on the online voting by the Chinese design engineers. It is the best-recognized product yet to be fully ... Read more
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Device Models for Enhancement Mode GaN Transistors from Efficient Power Conversion Corporation

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)—Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) today announced that the company has made available updated device models for all of its enhancement mode gallium nitride (eGaN™) transistors on its web site. These updates improve the robustness of the models without changing the core equations. Performance predictions with the new models will be consistent with previous versions of EPC SPICE models. TSPICE, PSPICE, LTSPICE, and Spectre device models are provided to help designers of advanced eGaN-based power conversion circuits and systems ... Read more
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Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) today announced the introduction of the EPC9002 development board

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)—Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) today announced the introduction of the EPC9002 development board to make it easier for users to get started designing with EPC’s 100V enhancement-mode GaN transistor products. The EPC9002 development board is a 50 V maximum input voltage, 7 A maximum output current, half bridge with onboard gate drives, featuring the EPC1001 100V GaN Power Transistor. The purpose of this development board is to simplify the evaluation process of the EPC1001 GaN power transistor by including all the critical ... Read more
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Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) today announced that the company has made available on its web site SPICE models for all of its enhancement mode GaN transistors.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)—Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) today announced that the company has made available on its web site SPICE models for all of its enhancement mode GaN transistors.

TSPICE, PSPICE, and LTSPICE device models have been developed to help the designer of advanced GaN-based power conversion circuits and systems understand the value of this new power transistor family and reduce their time-to-market with benchmark products. These free downloads are available at:

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Efficient Power Conversion Corporation Announces 40 V to 200V Enhancement Mode GaN Power Transistors

EL SEGUNDO, Calif-March 8, 2010 -Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) today introduced a family of enhancement mode power transistors based on its proprietary Gallium Nitride on Silicon technology. Spanning a range of 40 Volts to 200 Volts, and 4 milliohms to 100 milliohms, these power transistors demonstrate significant performance advantages over state-of-the-art silicon-based power MOSFETs. EPC’s technology produces devices that are smaller than similar resistance silicon devices and have many times superior switching performance. Applications that benefit ... Read more
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Efficient Power Conversion Corporation Announces Exclusive Global Distribution Deal with Digi-Key Corporation

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - March 8, 2010 -Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) today announced that Digi Key Corporation will be the exclusive global distributor for EPC’s line of enhancement-mode Gallium Nitride power transistors. Spanning a range of 40 Volts to 200 Volts, and 4 milliohms to 100 milliohms, these power transistors demonstrate significant performance advantages over state-of-the-art silicon-based power MOSFETs. EPC’s technology produces devices that are smaller than similar resistance silicon devices and have many times superior switching ... Read more
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