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Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) Introduces 300 V Gallium Nitride Power Transistors for High Frequency Applications

EPC2025 GaN power transistor offers power systems designers a 300 V power transistor capable of 2ns rise times for high frequency DC-DC converters and medical diagnostic instruments. EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — September 2014 — EPC announces the EPC2025, a 300 V power transistor for use in applications requiring high frequency switching in order to achieve higher efficiency and power density. Applications enhanced by higher switching speeds include ultra-high frequency DC-DC converters, medical diagnostic equipment, power inverters, and LED lighting. The EPC2025 has a voltage ... Read more
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Podcast: Where engineers trying to learn power GaN get into trouble

Gallium nitride (GaN) is one of the technologies that could well displace silicon MOSFETs in the next generation of power transistors. As silicon approaches its performance limits, GaN devices conduct better and switch faster. In this short podcast, Alex Lidow talks about the differences between GaN and silicon power devices.

Power Electronic TIPS
September, 2014

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Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) Introduces Monolithic Gallium Nitride Power Transistor Half Bridge enabling 12 V to 1.2 V Point of Load System Efficiency at 25 A output over 90%

EPC2100 GaN power transistor offers power systems designers a solution that increases efficiency and power density for complete buck converter systems approaching 93% at 10 A, and over 90.5% at 25 A when switching at 500 kHz and converting from 12 V to 1.2 V. EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — September 2014 — EPC announces the EPC2100, the first commercially available enhancement-mode monolithic GaN transistor half bridge. By integrating two eGaN power FETs into a single device, interconnect inductances and the interstitial space needed on the PCB are eliminated. This increases both ... Read more
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Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) Experts Present Benchmark Performance with Gallium Nitride (GaN) Technology at the 2014 Darnell’s Energy Summit

EPC’s CEO and applications experts will conduct a half-day seminar and several technical presentations, including an invited plenary session presentation, on a multitude of applications enabled by this game-changing technology. EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — September 2014 — Efficient Power Conversion Corporation will be presenting an educational seminar and several application-focused technical presentations at Darnell’s Energy Summit 2014. The conference will be held in Richmond, Virginia from September 23th through the 25th. This summit combines efficient power ... Read more
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