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What’s GaN? And why’s it the next big thing in charging?


Standards is a series explaining various tech protocols, looking at their practical implementation, and where we could find them in devices around us. Fast charging is one of the most useful features in smartphones over the last couple of years. Some companies have developed their own charging standards, and because of that, charging bricks supplied by those manufacturers often become bulky. To solve this problem, accessory makers are using a new material called Gallium Nitride(GaN) instead of silicon. In this piece, we’ll take a look at how this new material will transform our charging solutions, and make our gadgets even more…

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