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Navitas Releases Industry First GaNSense Half-Bridge Power ICs

Navitas Releases Industry First GaNSense Half-Bridge Power ICs

­Navitas Semiconductor announced the industry’s first GaNSense half-bridge power ICs. These half-bridge ICs enable a new level of MHz switching frequencies while dramatically reducing the system cost and complexity compared to existing discrete solutions. GaNSense half-bridge power ICs integrate two GaN F
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Date:
09/07/2022
GaN Drives Development of Next-Generation EVs

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Figure 1: Applications for GaN power semiconductors in EVs

­According to a recent report1 transportation generates around 8 billion tons of greenhouse gases annually, with passenger vehicles responsible for almost half the total. As we drive towards ‘net zero’, moving to electric vehicles (EVs) is being seen as a large part of the solution. However, there remains an
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Date:
09/01/2022
Pushing EVs Ahead of the Curve

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Figure 1: A bidirectional OBC enables new vehicle-to-everything use cases

­Electric vehicle (EV) on-board chargers (OBCs) can take several forms based on power level and functions. Charging powers vary from less than 2 kW in applications such as electric scooters to 22 kW in high-end EVs. Traditionally, charging power is unidirectional, but bi-directional charging is gaining traction. Why bidirectional OBC
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Date:
09/01/2022