Richardson RFPD Intros GaN Systems Eval Board

Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new evaluation board from GaN Systems Inc. and Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The GS61004B-EVBCD evaluation board combines GaN Systems’ GaN E-HEMT with the ultra-fast PE29102 gate driver from Peregrine. Using this evaluation platform, designers can characterize the performance advantages that result from operating a Class D…

GaN Systems’ Founders to Retire

Ottawa, Ontario – Ten years after launching a gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor company, and leading the company to #1 in the world of GaN power transistors, the two Ottawa-based co-founders of GaN Systems, President Girvan Patterson and CTO John Roberts have announced their retirement. Having achieved their goal of building GaN Systems into the world leading…

Richardson RFPD, GaN Systems Sign Distribution Agreement

Geneva, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announced an agreement with GaN Systems Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, Richardson RFPD will sell GaN Systems’ GaN on Si power devices on a global basis, excluding Israel. GaN Systems manufactures a range of gallium nitride high-power transistors for consumer, enterprise, industrial, solar/wind/smartgrid, and transportation power-conversion…

GaN Systems Names Product Line Management Director

Ottawa, Ontario – GaN Systems Inc., a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, has appointed Peter Di Maso as Director, Product Line Management.  The newly-created position is part of the company’s strategic growth and headcount increase at all levels as the company ramps up production of its market-leading Island Technology® gallium nitride devices…

GaN Systems Adds Sales Rep

Ottawa, Ontario – GaN Systems, the leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, has appointed Kruvand Associates as its representative in the US states of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana.  Specialist sales engineering and marketing company Kruvand has expertise in power, interconnect, thermal, electromechanical, RF & wireless active and passive components.  As sales of…

GaN Systems Inks Distribution Deal with Daitron

Ottawa, Ontario – GaN Systems Inc, a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Japanese company Daito Electron (Daitron) to distribute its gallium nitride (GaN) high power switching transistors in Japan and Korea.   GaN Systems’ gallium nitride power transistors are based on its proprietary Island…

GaN Systems, Mouser Sign Global Deal

Ottawa, Ontario – GaN Systems Inc, a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, today announced it is has signed an exclusive worldwide distribution agreement with Mouser Electronics.   GaN Systems’ gallium nitride power transistors are based on its proprietary Island Technology® and offer significant advantages over traditional silicon MOSFETs and IGBTs to bring smaller,…