Transphorm strengthens sales channel, adds Richardson Electronics and A/D Sales



Transphorm, a leader in the design and manufacturing of JEDEC-qualified 650V GaN (gallium nitride) semiconductors, announced that it has added the global distributor Richardson Electronics and the Northeast representative A/D Sales to support growing design activity for its GaN power transistors and modules.

“The power electronics industry is waking up to the realization that Transphorm GaN is enabling the most compact, highest-efficiency solar inverters, on-board electric vehicle chargers, power supplies and other high-power-density applications,” said Michael White, Transphorm’s Senior VP, Sales & Marketing. “Our new channel partners bring both knowledge and access to the design engineering community to facilitate the integration of Transphorm GaN devices into these applications.”

Transphorm to Cameo Key Applications at APEC 2016

Transphorm invites power electronics professionals to visit them at APEC 2016 (March 20-24 in Long Beach, CA) to meet new company representatives, view product demos and to attend speaker presentations.

Transphorm will exhibit the following live demos in APEC booth 2133:
A high-power 3.5kW bridgeless totem-pole PFC with 99% efficiency
A single-phase 4.5kW inverter that exceeds 99% efficiency
An end-customer (SUMOLIGHT) high-power LED lighting system that is an order of magnitude smaller and lighter than a silicon-based approach

Jason Cuadra, Transphorm’s Director of Power Electronics Applications, will also participate in the following speaker events:

PSMA/PELS workshop: “Power Magnetics @ High Frequency - Solving the Black Magic,” Saturday, March 19
Industry Session presentation (IS04):“GaN Takes Server Power Supplies' Power Density to New Heights,” Tuesday, March 22