Spirit: Behind the Screen

EPC Space: What Can GaN Do in Space? Rad Hard Products and Applications

March 22, 2021

EPC Space is a joint venture company between EPC Corp and VPT Inc. focused on providing Gallium Nitride (GaN) power devices for space applications.


In this episode, EPC Space CEO Bel Lazar talks with Marti about the company's product lines and applications, as well as the ability of GaN devices to withstand radiation and harsh environmental conditions in space.


Can your device make a satellite go "chh chh"?


Jump to these times to hear about

(1:28) The story behind the move from silicon to GaN

(2:57) The GaN market size

(5:13) Space applications and product portfolio

(7:42) Radiation tolerance in space

(10:10) Reliability and testing to failure

(11:30) EPC Space design support


Bel Lazar currently serves as the CEO of EPC Space. He has over 30 years of experience in semiconductor, aerospace, and defense fields.


Spirit Electronics is an authorized distributor for EPC Space products. Visit spiritelectronics.com for a quote on EPC's GaN devices.

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