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Apr 08, 2024

Dead-Time Optimization Techniques in GaN-Based Motor Drives

Andrea Gorgerino, Director of Global Field Application Engineering

Unlock the potential of GaN-based motor drives with our expert guide on dead-time optimization. Boost efficiency, enhance performance, and drive ROI.

Feb 22, 2024

Why you shouldn’t use Rds(on) to select and compare devices in switching power converters

Andrea Gorgerino, Director of Global Field Application Engineering

Learn why RDS(ON) shouldn't be your main criteria for selecting switching devices. EPC's insights reveal a more effective approach for evaluating GaN FETs.

Feb 08, 2024

How Picotest Uses eGaN FETs to Design Groundbreaking High-Speed Transient Load Current Steppers - Revolutionizing Power System Testing for Data Center, AI, EV, ASIC, and Server Applications

Renee Yawger, Director of Marketing

Discover how Picotest's transient load current steppers, powered by EPC's eGaN FETs, are transforming power system testing in data centers, AI, EVs, & more.

Jan 22, 2024

BrightLoop Converters and EPC: Collaborators Pushing the Boundaries of Power Conversion and Facilitating the Energy Transition

Renee Yawger, Director of Marketing

Discover how BrightLoop Converters reduced the size and cost of its converter while enhancing its reliability with EPC gallium nitride parts.

Nov 14, 2023

Selecting the Best GaN Gate Driver

Chang-Woo Ryu, Senior FAE, Korea

Learn about what key factors you should consider when selecting a GaN gate driver. Make the best choice for your power electronics design here.

Aug 24, 2023

This is how Gallium Nitride (GaN) is Accelerating Vehicle Electrification - From ICE to MHEV to BEV

Renee Yawger, Director of Marketing

In this blog post, we examine the three major stages of this evolution – from ICE to mild hybrid (MHEV) to BEV – and explore the role of low voltage power distribution in shaping the automotive landscape.

Aug 08, 2023

Gallium Nitride (GaN)'s Potential in MedTech

Renee Yawger, Director of Marketing

The medical technology industry includes medical devices which simplify the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and chronic illnesses. According to Fortune Business Insights,  The global medical devices market is projected to grow from $495.46 billion in 2022 to $718.92 billion by 2029 at a CAGR of 5.5%.

Aug 02, 2023

A New Approach to Design a More Efficient Vacuum Cleaner Motor Drive Inverter Using EPC9176 Evaluation Boards

Marco Palma, Director of Motor Drives Systems and Applications

Learn how EPC’s new demo board, the EPC9176 with its six QFN-packaged GaN ICs allows for more efficient, high-performance vacuum cleaner motors.

May 10, 2023

GaN Switching Frequency: Using Gallium Nitride Technology in Next-Generation High-Frequency Circuits

Renee Yawger, Director of Marketing

Gallium nitride (GaN) is a very hard, mechanically stable wide bandgap semiconductor that is used in the production of power devices as well as RF components and light-emitting diodes (LEDs). GaN switching frequency is substantially higher than silicon, enabling power electronics designers to create smaller, more efficient, and higher-performing systems that were previously challenging to achieve with silicon technologies. 

Apr 13, 2023

Gallium Nitride Audio Amplifiers: The Latest Technology in Audio Power Amplification

Renee Yawger, Director of Marketing

With the rapid adoption of gallium nitride transistors and integrated circuits, designers can now accomplish the required headline marketing THD+N performance targets and reduce transient intermodulation distortion to achieve the warm subtleties and color of music intended for the optimal listening experience.