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Richardson RFPD Announces Sponsorship of GaN Systems Webinar


100 V and 650 V GaN on Si transistors to be featured in August 16th  webinar hosted by IEEE GlobalSpec

Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announced its sponsorship of an August 16th webinar, hosted by IEEE GlobalSpec and featuring the portfolio of gallium nitride power switching transistors from GaN Systems Inc.

Since launching their product portfolio in 2014, GaN Systems’ enhancement-mode gallium nitride transistor technology has been widely adopted across consumer, enterprise, industrial and transportation markets.

The upcoming webinar will include a review of the fundamentals of GaN technology and GaN Systems’ products and capabilities, including its specialized packaging and critical driver specifications. GaN Systems will review its Island Technology® and GaNPX™ packaging, which allow GaN to be used at higher frequencies and higher currents. Information on switching speed, voltage, current waveforms, efficiencies, thermal specifications, and MTTF data will also be presented, with a comparison of overall performance and reliability with other GaN and silicon MOSFET devices.

Key webinar topics will include:

  • The basics of GaN transistors
  • The applications that benefit from GaN
  • GaN performance characterization, comparison data and drive techniques
  • Critical driver specifications and industry standard drivers
  • GaN reliability and failure modes

Explore the Benefits of Gallium Nitride Power Switching Transistors will be presented by Larry Spaziani, GaN Systems VP Sales and Marketing, on August 16, 2016 at 11 a.m. (EDT). The webinar is free to attendees. Online registration is available now.

To find more information on the featured devices, or to purchase these products today online, please visit the GaN Systems GaN Power Transistors webpage. The devices are also available by calling 1-800-737-6937 (within North America); or please find your local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support. To learn more about GaN Systems, please visit the GaN Systems storefront webpage.

About Richardson RFPD
Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, is a global leader in the RF and wireless communications, power conversion and renewable energy markets. It brings relationships with many of the industry’s top radio frequency and power component suppliers. Whether it’s designing components or engineering complete solutions, Richardson RFPD’s worldwide design centers and technical sales team provide comprehensive support for customers’ go-to-market strategy, from prototype to production. More information is available at the GaN Systems storefront webpage.

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About GaN Systems
GaN Systems is the place electronics designers go to realize all the system benefits of gallium nitride transistors in their power conversion applications. To overcome silicon’s limitations in switching speed, voltage and current, the company develops the most complete range of gallium nitride power switching transistors for consumer, datacenter, industrial and transportation markets. GaN Systems’ Island Technology® addresses today’s challenges of cost, performance, and manufacturability resulting in products that are smaller and more efficient than other GaN design approaches. The fabless semiconductor company is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. For more information, please visit: www.gansystems.com.