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Move over, silicon. Gallium nitride chips are taking over

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Move over, silicon. Gallium nitride chips are taking over
Photo: Dean Takahashi, VB News

Dean Takahashi at VentureBeat profiles Alex Lidow. Silicon chips have had a decades-long run as the foundation for modern electronics. But a new kind of chip, based on the compound material gallium nitride (GaN), promises to unseat silicon because it has higher performance, less power consumption, and lower cost.

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VentureBeat
April 2, 2015