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Investigating Losses of GaN-HFETs in a Synchronous Buck Converter


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When a new semiconductor material is introduced into an important area of electrical engineering this raises expectations of business and industry but at the same time can be a significant challenge for manufacturers. After gallium nitride was used for the first time 20 years ago as a transistor and has been used in radio frequency technology for more than a decade, it now conquers power electronics.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://eepower.com/power-converters/investigating-losses-gan-hfets-synchronous-buck-converter-hamburg-university