October 22, 2021

CHICAGO PIXELS

SEMICONDUCTOR RESEARCH CENTER

TI’s GaN used in Delta’s enterprise server power supplies for data centers

Dallas-based Texas Instruments Inc (TI) — which designs, manufactures and tests analog and embedded processing chips for markets such as industrial, automotive, personal electronics, communications equipment and enterprise systems — says that its gallium nitride on silicon (GaN-on-Si) technology and C2000 real-time microcontrollers (MCUs) are being combined with Delta Electronics’ high-efficiency power electronics expertise in the design of an enterprise server power-supply unit (PSU) featuring an 80% improvement in power density with 1% better efficiency — up to 99.2% — for data-center applications, compared with enterprise server power supplies using a traditional architecture. A 1% improvement equals 1MW (or 800 households) total cost of ownership (CoO) savings per data center, according to Energy Innovation…