Arkansas Power Electronics International (APEI), Inc. (Fayetteville, AR) and GaN Systems Inc. (Canada) have announced the test results for a gallium nitride power switch based DC-DC boost converter. The converter features:
- Achieved a 1 MHz switching capability.
- Demonstrated over 98.5% efficiency @ 5 kW output power.
- Demonstrated turn-on and turn-off transitions of only 8.25 and 3.72 ns.