10 May '13, 8am

International Rectifier starts commercial shipments of GaN-on-Si devices - Semiconductor Today

International Rectifier starts commercial shipments of GaN-on-Si devices Power semiconductor device maker International Rectifier Corp (IR) of El Segundo, CA, USA has qualified and shipped product built on its gallium nitride (GaN)-based power device technology platform for a home theater system manufactured by a ‘leading consumer electronics company’. “Commencing commercial shipments based on our leading-edge GaN-based technology platform and IP portfolio extends IR's leadership in power semiconductor devices,” claims president & CEO Oleg Khaykin. “We fully anticipate the potential impact of GaN-based technology on the power conversion market to be at least as large as the introduction of the power HEXFET by IR over 30 years ago,” he adds. International Rectifier says that the achievement underlines its strategic advantage in the power management market, providing a capit...

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