A new 4-stage pHEMPT MMIC device model TU-W1320302 is now available from Arralis, covering a frequency range of 98-102GHz and providing better than 5 dB noise figure with more than 20dB of stable small signal gain.
EpiGaN, a key global player in III/V materials technology, has appointed Markus Behet as Chief Marketing Officer for its GaN/Si and GaN/SiC epitaxy wafer product lines serving a host of innovative applications in the power switching and RF markets. In this newly created role, effective Feb 1, Markus Behet will lead the company’s global commercial and marketing programs directly reporting to EpiGaN’s CEO Marianne Germain.
EPC9106 Class-D audio amplifier reference design, using high frequency switching gallium nitride power transistors, demonstrates efficiency enhancement, size reduction and eliminates need for a heat sink while delivering prosumer quality sound.
Hanergy Thin Film Power Group Ltd. held a mobile energy strategy presentation yesterday and the launch ceremony of its global thin-film solar product innovation competition. Mobile energy, as envisioned by Hanergy, is a novel concept and strategic judgment based on the global energy development trend.
Transphorm Inc. today stated that Yaskawa Electric Corporation is launching the mass production of world’s smallest power conditioner in its class – and the first to use a GaN power module. Based on Transphorm’s EZ-GaN IP-protected platform, Yaskawa’s Enewell-SOL V1 series 4.5kW indoor PV inverter will be distributed in Japan, with a targeted annual production of 34,000 systems.
According to a new market research report GaN RF Market Update: 2014 - 2019 from Strategy Analytics, the market for RF GaN devices will reach nearly $560 million by 2019, with a CAGR approaching 22 percent from 2014 to 2019.
STMicroelectronics state their new SCT20N120 silicon-carbide power MOSFET brings advanced efficiency and reliability to a broader range of energy-conscious applications such as inverters for electric/hybrid vehicles, solar or wind power generation, high-efficiency drives, power supplies, and smart-grid equipment.