How to GaN Webinar Series

GaN Webinar Series

Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) webinars represent over 60 years of combined experience in advanced power management technology. From understanding critical design aspects to GaN power device reliability to identifying the value of GaN in specific applications such as high-density computing, ultra-thin laptops, automotive systems, and satellites.

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Summer of GaN Webinar Series — Season 4

Date: Various

Time: 10:00 AM PDT

Join the EPC GaN Experts this summer for a series of intensive webinar trainings focused on design techniques to achieve maximum performance in your GaN designs. Each session will last one hour including time for Q&A sessions with our GaN Experts. Webinars will take place bi-weekly throughout July and August and topics will include motor drive efficiency, next generation audio amplifers, designing GaN right the first time.

July 16, 2024
Achieving Benchmark Power Density of 5130 W/in3 with GaN FETs and Digital Control

July 24, 2024
Next Generation Audio Amplifiers with EPC GaN FETs: Compact and High Fidelity

August 7, 2024
GaN First Time Right: Controllers, Gate Drivers, and PCB Layout Tips for DC-DC Converters and Motor Drives

August 21, 2024
GaN First Time Right: Web-based Design Tools to Accelerate Your Time-to-Market

Unlocking Efficiency and Precision: Leveraging GaN FETs and ICs in 48 V Motor Drives

Next Generation Audio Amplifiers with EPC GaN FETs: Compact and High-Fidelity

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Join us for this webinar on the application of EPC GaN FETs in Class-D Audio Amplifiers. Our experts will provide a comprehensive overview of Class-D Audio Amplifier applications, highlighting how EPC GaN FETs can be leveraged to achieve a compact, efficient, and high-fidelity solution.

We will explore the features and benefits of using EPC GaN FETs in Class-D Audio Amplifiers, showcasing the capabilities of the 2 x 700 W EPC9192KIT evaluation board.

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GaN First Time Right: PCB Layout Rules for Converters and Motor Drives

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Watch this webinar on PCB Layout Rules for Converters and Motor Drives. In this webinar, we will cover essential guidelines to ensure your GaN-based designs succeed from the start. In this webinar we will show how parasitic inductances impacts converter performance, recommend best practices to design the best PCB for EPC GaN FETs.

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Practical Application of GaN for Motor Drives

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Watch this webinar to discover how to use the enhancement-mode gallium nitride (eGaN®) FETs and ICs for motor drives.

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Ultra-compact DC/DC Converters with GaN

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Emerging power conversion applications demand more power in smaller form factors. In addition to the expanding needs of the server market, artificial intelligence and computing, automotive systems are introducing 48 V distribution systems to fulfill the requirements of the most power-hungry functions. In this webinar learn how GaN-based reference designs can help you meet the higher demands of today’s power converters across a myriad of applications, power levels and topologies.

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GaN Basics and Applications

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In this webinar we will show how GaN is providing superior performance transistors. We will discuss the basic structure of the EPC eGaN FET and ICs and the key differences and advantages over silicon MOSFETs. We will describe briefly the key layout and thermal design techniques to take full advantage of the speed of GaN. Finally, we will briefly introduce the applications for which GaN is best suited.

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Summer of GaN Reliability Webinar Series

We cordially invite you to join Efficient Power Conversion's GaN experts for Summer of GaN Webinar Series on GaN reliability in real-world Applications. Each session is one hour and includes interaction and Q&A time with GaN experts. Webinars will be held in July and August, and topics include reliability of GaN devices, in Solar, DC-DC Converter Topologies, Space, and Motor Drive Applications.

Using Test-to-Fail Methodology to Accurately Predict Projected Lifetime of GaN FETs and ICs in Motor Drive Applications

Using Test-to-Fail Methodology to Accurately Predict How eGaN® Devices Can Last More Than 25 Years in Solar Applications

Using Test-to-Fail Methodology to Accurately Predict Projected Lifetime of eGaN® Devices in Common DC-DC Converter Topologies

Using Test-to-Fail Methodology to Accurately Predict Projected Lifetime of GaN FETs and ICs in Space Applications

GaN for Consumer Applications Series: Design with GaN Power Electronics for Higher Efficiency, Smaller, Lower Cost Power Banks, Battery Management and Regulators

As the proliferation of portable devices and consumers dependency on those devices grows, the demand for portable and always available power has increased exponentially. Power banks supply power to portable devices such as smartphones and tablets through the USB port and are likewise charged through the USB port and store that charge for later use. GaN FETs and ICs enable power bank designs that are ultra-compact and maximize energy storage.

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GaN for Consumer Applications Series: Design with GaN Power Electronics for Smaller, Lighter, Lower Cost Power tools, eMobility, and Vacuums

The competing demands and innovations in consumer electronic devices to perform an ever-growing array of power-hungry tasks yet remain small and lightweight requires more efficient, smaller, and lower cost electronic systems. Gallium nitride (GaN) is beginning to show up across a wide range of consumer applications due to its fast switching and much smaller form factors than silicon-based solutions.

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GaN for Consumer Applications Series: Design with GaN Power Electronics for Smaller, More Efficient, USB PD 3.1 Fast-Chargers

The USB-C power delivery standard aims to provide variable charging power up to 100 so that a single AC adapter can then be used to charge a wide variety of devices. The wide adoption of this standard has created a demand for ultra-compact and efficient fast chargers.

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GaN for Consumer Applications Series: Design with GaN Power Electronics for Hi-Fidelity Class D-Audio for a Better Listening Experience

Gallium Nitride (GaN) devices deliver double the power density over silicon MOSFETs, require no heatsink, and provide easier output stage scaling for high-power (> 100 W/channel) home, professional, and car and boat audio applications.

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Design with GaN Power Electronics for More Efficient and Reliable Solar Inverters and Energy Storage Systems

Gallium nitride (GaN) FETs and ICs are being widely adopted for solar applications because they offer significant benefits for efficiency, size, weight, and long lifetime.

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Design Smaller, Lighter, More Efficient Motor Drives with Useful GaN-Based Reference Designs

Gallium nitride (GaN) has quickly become the semiconductor of choice to provide the extremely small size, lowest EMI, lowest weight, and highest density solution for motor drive designs that result in longer range, lower distortion for lower acoustic noise, lower current ripple for reduced magnetic loss, lower torque ripple for improved precision, and lower filtering for lower cost.

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Design Tips to Maximize the Performance of GaN-Based Designs

In this webinar we will show how using GaN FETs can be as simple as using silicon FETs by employing some easy and inexpensive design techniques. Join the webinar to discover the basic techniques for using GaN transistors in high-performance power conversion circuits to achieve maximum performance.

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GaN Device Reliability – Proven More Robust than Silicon

In this webinar learn more about the extensive reliability testing conducted to continue the understanding of the behavior of GaN devices over a wide range of stress conditions and applications and how that knowledge is used to create even more robust devices.

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Design DC-DC Converters with Higher Efficiency, Smaller Size, and Lower Cost with Useful GaN-Based Reference Designs

Emerging computing applications demand more power in much smaller form factors. In addition to the expanding needs of the server market, some of the most challenging applications are multi-user gaming systems, autonomous cars, and artificial intelligence.

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Why GaN in Space?

Watch the on-demand webinar to discover why GaN transistors and ICs have gained major traction for high-reliability applications owing to their intrinsic radiation tolerance and superior circuit performance. In this webinar EPC and Micross will demonstrate why GaN power transistors and ICs are quickly becoming the ideal solution for power conversion applications in space-based systems.

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Why GaN for Robotics and Drones?
(Conducted in Mandarin, English, and Japanese)

Watch the on-demand webinar to discover why the superior performance of gallium nitride-based FETs and ICs make them the ideal solution for multiple applications within today’s robotic and drone systems. Learn why GaN is used today in these systems for applications as widely varied as warehouse automation, medical robotics, delivery drones, and even household robotics such as vacuum cleaners.

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GaN-based Solutions for Cost Effective Direct and Indirect Time-of-Flight Lidar Transmitters

Watch the on-demand webinar to discover how GaN ICs are designed in 3D imaging: direct time-of-flight (DToF) and indirect time-of-flight (IToF) time-of-flight/lidar systems to enable them to see farther, see faster, see better.

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The 48 V Revolution: Why GaN + Digital Control for Ultra-thin Laptops

Watch the on-demand webinar to learn how GaN-based solutions coupled with digital control can increase efficiency, shrink the size, and reduce system costs for high-density computing applications like ultra-thin laptops and high-end gaming systems.

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Harnessing the Power of GaN for Motor Drives (Conducted in Chinese)

Watch the on-demand webinar to discover how to harness the power of enhancement-mode gallium nitride (eGaN®) FETs and ICs for motor drives.

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Easy Design Tips to Maximize Performance in Your GaN Designs (Conducted in Japanese)

Watch the on-demand webinar to discover the basic techniques for using GaN transistors in high-performance power conversion circuits to achieve maximum performance.

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GaN…Driving Changes in Automotive Systems

Watch the on-demand webinar to discover how GaN-based solutions are improving automotive systems by enabling higher efficiency and high reliability with power densities higher than ever achievable with the silicon MOSFETs used in vehicles today.

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Harnessing the Power of GaN for Motor Drives

Watch the on-demand webinar to learn how to harness the power of enhancement-mode gallium nitride (eGaN®) FETs and ICs for motor drives.

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Easy Design Tips to Maximize Performance in Your GaN Designs (Conducted in Chinese)

Watch the on-demand webinar to learn about the basic techniques for using GaN transistors in high-performance power conversion circuits to achieve maximum performance.

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The 48 V Revolution: GaN for High Density Computing and Ultra-thin Laptops

Watch the on-demand webinar to learn about how GaN-based solutions can increase efficiency, shrink the size, and reduce system costs for high density computing applications and ultra-thin laptops.

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