GaN in Automotive Technology

Automotive electronics can now take full advantage of the improved efficiency, speed, smaller size, and lower cost of GaN devices. Several large applications where GaN has significant advantages over the aging silicon MOSFET have emerged, including the 48 V hybrid and electric DC-DC converters, driver assist (ADAS) and autonomous navigation, motor drives, and infotainment systems.

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GaN 48 V Hybrid Electric Powertrain

48 V Hybrid Power DC-DC

48 V systems for mild hybrid and electric vehicles allow for greater efficiency, reduced emissions, extended battery lifespan, and reduced overall costs.

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GaN Automotive Lidar ADAS

Lidar and ADAS Systems

When combined, lidar (Light Detection and Ranging) and ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) can enhance vehicle safety and performance by providing a comprehensive view of the vehicle's surroundings, allowing for advanced lidar safety features such as collision detection.

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GaN Automotive Motor Drives

Motor Drives

There are multiple BLDC motors in vehicles, including those used for motion control and position, power steering, and vehicle controls.

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GaN Infotainment Class-D Audio Automotive

Infotainment and Class-D Audio

Automotive infotainment systems are an essential component of modern vehicles, providing entertainment and information as well as improved safety features.

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Why EPC for Automotive GaN Applications?

Continuous Innovation

Our growing portfolio of automotive (AEC-Q) qualified FETs and ICs provide engineers with greater flexibility in design, higher efficiency, and higher power density for improved overall system performance and cost.

Robust Reliability

Our GaN technology has accumulated billions of hours of successful field experience in automotive applications such as lidar, 48 V power systems, ultra-high fidelity infotainment, and high-intensity headlamps. Rigorous testing results in more reliable and robust devices for improved safety and reduced maintenance costs over the lifetime of the vehicle.

Fast Time-to-Market

EPC offers a comprehensive suite of design tools and reference designs that have been optimized for specific automotive applications, including lidar, DC-DC power, infotainment, and motor drives, to help engineers reduce time-to-market and development costs.

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Automotive Gallium Nitride (GaN) FETs and ICs Product Selector Guide

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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
EPC2219 Preferred Single With Gate Diode AEC 65 5.75 3300 0.049 0.023 0.0037 0.114 0.5 0.5 BGA 0.9 x 0.9 Buy Now
EPC2219 Preferred Single With Gate Diode AEC 6 BGA 0.9 x 0.9 Buy Now
EPC2203 Active Single AEC 80 5.75 80 0.67 0.22 0.12 3.6 1.7 17 BGA 0.9 x 0.9 Buy Now
EPC2214 Active Single AEC 80 6 20 1.8 0.5 0.3 8 10 47 BGA 1.35 x 1.35 Buy Now
EPC2252 Preferred Single AEC 80 6 11 3.5 1 0.5 15 8.2 75 BGA 1.5x1.5 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
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
EPC2206 Preferred Single AEC 80 6 2.2 15 4.1 3 72 90 390 LGA 6.05 x 2.3 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
EPC2234 Preferred Single AEC 160 5.5 8 11.1 3.8 2 96 48 213 BGA 4.6 x 2.6 Buy Now
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