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STMicroelectronics and Leti to Develop GaN-on-Silicon Technology for Power Conversion

STMicroelectronics, based in Geneva, Switzerland, and Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, announced their cooperation to industrialize gallium nitride)-on-silicon (GaN-on-Si) technologies for power switching devices. ST says that this power GaN-on-Si technology will enable the company to address high-efficiency, high-power applications including automotive on-board chargers for hybrid and electric …

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Delta Electronics Uses Transphorm’s GaN FETs

Transphorm Inc.and Delta Electronics reported that the power supply unit (PSU) of Delta Electronics’ newest innovation comes from the use of Transphorm’s high-voltage (HV) GaN FETs. Delta’s latest 80Plus Platinum 800 Watt power supply unit now also offers a backup lithium-ion battery. So, in the case of a power outage …

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Plessey Orders Aixtron AIX G5+ C System for MicroLED Production

German company Aixtron SE reported that UK firm Plessey Semiconductors ordered Aixtron’s AIX G5+ C Planetary Reactor®. Plessey intends to use the metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) system to increase its manufacturing capability of gallium nitride on silicon (GaN-on-Si) epitaxial wafers for next-generation microLED applications. The AIX G5+C MOCVD …

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GaN Systems to Present at IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) 2018

Canadian power semiconductor firm, GaN Systems, announced its participation at the 10th annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) 2018. At poster sessions of the IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) 2018, experts at GaN Systems will present to-date developments, solutions, and discussions about GaN power electronics. The …

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Mission Microwave Receives Orders for BUCs for SATCOM Applications

Mission Microwave Technologies, LLC, a maker of efficient Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs) and Block Upconverters (BUCs) reported that it received substantial orders and design wins from top-tier system integrators in both government and commercial satellite communications. Significant customer wins include applications for Ku Band BUCs across the range of …

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Plessey and JDC Partner on Micro LED Technology

UK firm Plessey Semiconductors announced a strategic partnership with Jasper Display Corp (JDC) of Taiwan. Plessey intends to utilize JDC’s silicon backplane to drive the monolithic microLED displays produced on Plessey’s proprietary GaN-on-Silicon (GaN-on-Si) wafers. JDC tailored the eSP70 silicon backplane for the requirements of micro LED devices. The full-color-capable …

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CO2Meter Uses Infrared LED-based Sensors from GSS

CO2Meter is a Florida-based business specializing in gas detection and monitoring devices, primarily CO2. The company serves as a long-term partner of Gas Sensing Solutions (GSS) and has been using and supplying their next generation, LED-based CO2 sensors at the heart of the CO2Meter detection devices. These devices include level …

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