Electronic Design

Popular FETs Add Gen2 Power Transistor

Debuting as the latest member of EPC’s second-generation enhanced performance eGaN FET family, the EPC2014 environmentally friendly power transistor is a 1.87 mm2, 40 VDS, 10A device with a maximum RDS (ON) of 16 m? with 5V applied to the gate.  Advantages over the first-generation include an increase in maximum junction temperature rating to +150°C. Applications include high-speed dc/dc power supplies, point-of-load converters, class D audio amplifiers, plus hard-switched and high frequency circuits. Pricing is $1.12 each/1,000. Efficient Power Conversion Corp., El Segundo, CA. (310) 615-0280.

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