Not All GaN Transistors are Built Equal: The Benefits of Vertical GaN-on-GaN

Conference: PCIM Europe digital days 2020 - International Exhibition and Conference for Power Electronics, Intelligent Motion, Renewable Energy and Energy Management
07/07/2020 - 07/08/2020 at Deutschland

Proceedings: PCIM Europe digital days 2020

Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDF

Ramanathan, Dinesh; Coles, Charles; Meier, Wolfgang (NexGen Power Systems, USA)

The semiconductor industry has been endorsing GaN for many years as the breakthrough innovation in power electronics. The reality however has not met the industry expectations and it is now settling down from the previous hypes. This paper describes the benefits of Vertical GaN-on-GaN and how it is going to overcome the challenges GaN has so far encountered.