Consumer Electronics GaN Applications

DC-DC Conversion

DC-DC Power Conversion
GaN Increases Efficiency, Reduces Size, and Lowers Cost

As computers, displays, smart phones, audio amplifiers and other Consumer electronics systems have become thinner and more powerful over the past decade, there is increasing demand for addressing the challenge of thinner solutions while extracting more power out of limited space.

GaN-based solutions increase efficiency, shrink the size, and reduce system costs for high-density consumer applications like ultra-thin laptops and high-end gaming systems.

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Reference Designs

Consumer Electronics DC-DC Reference Designs

Part Number Description VIN VOUT lOUT
(A)
FSW
(kHz)
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EPC9148 Demonstration Board
EPC914848 V - 19 V Ultra-thin, Multi-level Converter44 - 60 V19 V12.5 A400EPC2053 Buy Now
EPC9153 Demonstration Board
EPC9153250 W High Efficiency, Thin Buck Converter44 - 60 V12 - 20 V12.5 A400EPC2218 Buy Now
EPC9151 Demonstration Board
EPC9151300 W Bi-directional 1/16th Brick Evaluation Module18 V - 60 V (Buck)
12 V – 15 V (Boost)
12 V (Buck)
48 V (Boost)
25 A (Buck)
5.5 A (Boost)
500EPC2152 Buy Now
EPC9160 Demonstration Board
EPC9160Dual Output Synchronous Buck Converter9 V - 24 VDual Output:
5 V / 3.3 V
15 A2000EPC2055 Buy Now
EPC9162 Demonstration Board
EPC9162Bi-directional 50 W (Boost) / 60 W (Buck) Evaluation Module48 V (Buck)
12 V (Boost)
12 V (Buck)
60 V (Boost)
5 A (Buck)
0.85 A (Boost)
490EPC2052 Buy Now
EPC9148 Demonstration Board
EPC914848 V - 19 V Ultra-thin, Multi-level Converter44 - 60 V19 V12.5 A400EPC2053 Buy Now
EPC9153 Demonstration Board
EPC9153250 W High Efficiency, Thin Buck Converter44 - 60 V12 - 20 V12.5 A400EPC2218 Buy Now
EPC9205 Demonstration Board
EPC9205 80 10700EPC2045 Buy Now
EPC9166 Demonstration Board
EPC9166500 W 12 V input Boost Converter9 V - 28 VReconfigurable:
36 V, 48 V, 60 V
16 A @ 36 VOUT
11 A @ 48 VOUT
8 A @ 60 VOUT
490EPC2218 Buy Now

EPC’s application team is constantly working on new reference designs. If there is a requirement not met by the listed boards, please contact us via Ask a GaN Expert to discuss your application further.

Half-bridge development boards are available for quick evaluation of most eGaN FETs and ICs.

Products

Recommended Devices for Consumer Electronics DC-DC Conversion

Part Number Status Configuration VDS
max
VGS
max
max
RDS(on)
(mΩ)
@5VGS
QG
typ
(nC)
QGS
typ
(nC)
QGD
typ
(nC)
QOSS
typ
(nC)
ID (A) Pulsed ID
(A)
Package
(mm)
EPC2040 Active Single 15 6 30 0.745 0.23 0.14 0.42 3.4 28 BGA 0.85 x 1.2 Buy Now
EPC2216 Active Single AEC 15 6 26 0.87 0.21 0.13 0.53 3.4 28 BGA 0.85 x 1.2 Buy Now
EPC21601 Preferred Single eToF™ Laser Driver 40 5 1.5 3.4 15 BGA 1 x 1.5 Buy Now
EPC2055 Preferred Single 40 6 3.6 6.6 2.3 0.7 13 29 161 LGA 2.5 x 1.5 Buy Now
EPC2069 Preferred Single 40 6 2.25 12.5 3.9 2.4 32 80 422 LGA 3.25 x 3.25 Buy Now
EPC2067 Preferred Single 40 6 1.55 17.1 5.3 2 37 69 409 LGA 3.25 x 2.85 Buy Now
EPC2066 Preferred Single 40 6 1.1 25 8.9 3.2 59 90 639 LGA 6.05 x 2.3 Buy Now
EPC2035 Active Single 60 6 45 0.88 0.25 0.16 2.6 1.7 24 BGA 0.9 x 0.9 Buy Now
EPC2152 Engr Half Bridge ePower™ Stage 80 15 90 LGA 3.9 x 2.6 Buy Now
EPC2204A Preferred Single AEC 80 6 6 5.7 1.8 0.8 25 29 125 LGA 2.5 x 1.5 Buy Now
EPC2619 Engr Single 80 6 4 8.3 2.1 1 27 29 164 LGA 2.5 x 1.5 Contact EPC
EPC2065 Preferred Single 80 6 3.6 9.4 2.6 1.7 33 60 215 LGA 3.5 x 1.95 Buy Now
EPC2218A Preferred Single AEC 80 6 3.2 10.5 3.2 1.5 46 60 231 LGA 3.5 x 1.95 Buy Now
uP1966E Preferred Half Bridge Driver IC 85 BGA 1.6 x 1.6 Buy Now
EPC2036 Active Single 100 6 73 0.7 0.17 0.14 3.9 1.7 18 BGA 0.9 x 0.9 Buy Now
EPC2106 Preferred Half Bridge 100 6 70 0.73 0.24 0.14 3.96 1.7 18 BGA 1.35 x 1.35 Buy Now
EPC2106 Preferred Half Bridge 100 6 70 0.73 0.24 0.14 4.68 1.7 18 BGA 1.35 x 1.35 Buy Now
EPC2221 Preferred Dual Common Source AEC 100 6 58 0.85 0.27 0.19 4.7 5 20 BGA 1.35 x 1.35 Buy Now
EPC2051 Preferred Single 100 6 25 1.8 0.6 0.3 7.3 1.7 37 BGA 0.85 x 1.3 Buy Now
EPC2052 Preferred Single 100 6 13.5 3.5 1.5 0.5 13 8.2 74 BGA 1.5x1.5 Buy Now
EPC2044 Preferred Single 100 6 10.5 4.3 1.3 0.5 15 9.4 89 BGA 2.15 x 1.25 Buy Now
EPC23102 Engr Half Bridge ePower™ Stage 100 6.6 28 35 QFN 3.5 x 5 Buy Now
EPC23102 Engr Half Bridge ePower™ Stage 100 6.6 28 35 QFN 3.5 x 5 Buy Now
EPC2204 Preferred Single 100 6 6 5.7 1.8 0.8 25 29 125 LGA 2.5 x 1.5 Buy Now
EPC2306 Engr Single 100 6 3.8 11 4.1 1.1 41 48 197 QFN 3 x 5 Buy Now
EPC23101 Engr Half Bridge ePower™ Chipset 100 6 3.3 50 65 240 QFN 3.5 x 5 Buy Now
EPC2218 Preferred Single 100 6 3.2 10.5 3.2 1.5 46 60 231 LGA 3.5 x 1.95 Buy Now
EPC2302 Preferred Single 100 6 1.8 23 8.9 2.3 85 101 408 QFN 3 x 5 Buy Now
EPC2308 Engr Single 150 6 6 10.6 3.8 1.4 50 48 157 QFN 3 x 5 Buy Now
EPC2059 Preferred Single 170 6 9 5.7 1.3 0.9 35 24 102 LGA 2.8 x 1.4 Buy Now
EPC2054 Preferred Single 200 6 43 2.9 0.9 0.3 15 3 32 BGA 1.3 x 1.3 Buy Now
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