High Voltage and GaN: Gateways to Better Power-Supply Efficiency (.PDF Download)

July 26, 2016

Every electronic device has a power supply. Most of those power supplies are of the switch-mode variety, which offer good efficiency. These include ac-dc supplies, dc-dc converters, ac motor drives, and inverters for solar-power conversion. Yet, as recent developments show, efficiency can be further improved by using GaN semiconductor devices and high-voltage techniques. These and other benefits can be realized thanks to the arrival of new products...

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