Industrial GaN Applications

DC-DC Power Conversion

GaN Increases Efficiency, Reduces Size, and Lowers Cost

Several DC-DC converters are used in robotics for factory automation, surveillance systems, and delivery robots, as well as in retail POS systems, e-mobility, and drones to provide the various voltages needed by the different components of the system.

Reduce time-to-market with pre-designed GaN-based reference designs for DC-DC power conversion. Other industrial applications include small, efficient LED lighting modules, as well as commercial and professional Class-D audio systems. The high-frequency capability of GaN FETs and ICs also enable high-speed test systems.

GaN devices increase the power density and efficiency and reduce system cost for the DC power systems used in all these systems.

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Reference Designs

Industrial DC-DC Reference Designs

Part Number Description VIN VOUT lOUT
(A)
FSW
(kHz)
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EPC9157 Demonstration Board
EPC9157300 W 1/16th Brick Evaluation Module18 V - 60 V12 V25 A500EPC2218 Buy Now
EPC9143 Demonstration Board
EPC9143300 W 1/16th Brick Evaluation Module18 V - 60 V12 V25 A500EPC2053 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
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
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 Industrial 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)
EPC2100 Active Half Bridge 30 6 8.2 3.6 1.3 0.6 6.1 10 100 BGA 6.05 x 2.3 Buy Now
EPC2100 Active Half Bridge 30 6 2.1 15 4.8 2.7 29 40 400 BGA 6.05 x 2.3 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
EPC2102 Preferred Half Bridge 60 6 4.9 8 2.5 1.5 26 30 220 BGA 6.05 x 2.3 Buy Now
EPC2102 Preferred Half Bridge 60 6 4.9 8 2.5 1.5 31 30 220 BGA 6.05 x 2.3 Buy Now
EPC2152 Engr Half Bridge ePower™ Stage 80 15 90 LGA 3.9 x 2.6 Buy Now
EPC2103 Preferred Half Bridge 80 6 5.5 6.5 2.2 1.1 30 30 195 BGA 6.05 x 2.3 Buy Now
EPC2103 Preferred Half Bridge 80 6 5.5 6.5 2.2 1.1 34 30 195 BGA 6.05 x 2.3 Buy Now
EPC2065 Preferred Single 80 6 3.6 9.4 2.6 1.7 33 60 215 LGA 3.5 x 1.95 Buy Now
EPC2105 Active Half Bridge 80 6 14.5 2.7 0.9 0.5 11 10 70 BGA 6.05 x 2.3 Buy Now
EPC2105 Active Half Bridge 80 6 3.6 11 3 2.1 51 40 300 BGA 6.05 x 2.3 Buy Now
EPC2206 Preferred Single AEC 80 6 2.2 15 4.1 3 72 90 390 LGA 6.05 x 2.3 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
EPC2104 Preferred Half Bridge 100 6 6.8 6.8 2.3 1.4 35 30 180 BGA 6.05 x 2.3 Buy Now
EPC2104 Preferred Half Bridge 100 6 6.8 6.8 2.3 1.4 41 30 180 BGA 6.05 x 2.3 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
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
EPC2207 Preferred Single 200 6 22 4.5 1.3 0.7 23 14 54 LGA 2.8 x 0.925 Buy Now
EPC2215 Preferred Single 200 6 8 13.6 3.3 2.1 69 32 162 LGA 4.6 x 1.6 Buy Now
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