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Efficient Power Conversion | Date: 2014-07-29

A GaN transistor with polysilicon layers for creating additional components for an integrated circuit and a method for manufacturing the same. The GaN device includes an EPI structure and an insulating material disposed over EPI structure. Furthermore, one or more polysilicon layers are disposed in the insulating material with the polysilicon layers having one or more n-type regions and p-type regions. The device further includes metal interconnects disposed on the insulating material and vias disposed in the insulating material layer that connect source and drain metals to the n-type and p-type regions of the polysilicon layer.


Patent
Efficient Power Conversion | Date: 2014-09-09

A high efficiency voltage mode class D amplifier and energy transfer system is provided. The amplifier and system includes a pair of transistors connected in series between a voltage source and a ground connection. Further, a ramp current tank circuit is coupled in parallel with one of the pair of transistors and a resonant tuned load circuit is coupled to the ramp current tank circuit. The ramp current tank circuit can include an inductor that absorbs an output capacitance C


Patent
Efficient Power Conversion | Date: 2014-07-30

An integrated circuit having a substrate, a buffer layer formed over the substrate, a barrier layer formed over the buffer layer, and an isolation region that isolates an enhancement mode device from a depletion mode device. The integrated circuit further includes a first gate contact for the enhancement mode device that is disposed in one gate contact recess and a second gate contact for the depletion mode device that is disposed in a second gate contact recess.


Patent
Efficient Power Conversion | Date: 2015-10-07

An electrical circuit arranged in a half bridge topology. The electrical circuit includes a high side transistor; a low side transistor; a gate driver and level shifter electrically coupled to a gate of the high side transistor; a gate driver electrically coupled to a gate of the low side transistor; a capacitor electrically coupled in parallel with the gate driver and level shifter; a voltage source electrically coupled to an input of the gate driver and level shifter and an input of the gate driver; and, a bootstrap transistor electrically coupled between the voltage source and the capacitor. A GaN field-effect transistor is synchronously switched with a low side device of the half bridge circuit.


Patent
Efficient Power Conversion | Date: 2015-12-03

An integrated circuit having a substrate, a buffer layer formed over the substrate, a barrier layer formed over the buffer layer, and an isolation region that isolates an enhancement mode device from a depletion mode device. The integrated circuit further includes a first gate contact for the enhancement mode device that is disposed in one gate contact recess and a second gate contact for the depletion mode device that is disposed in a second gate contact recess.

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