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February 28, 2011

Eliminating the Laptop Charging Brick

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By Kevin Bullis, Technology Review

A Google-backed startup says gallium nitride could make power electronics more efficient. The startup called Transphorm has announced a technology that could eliminate the bulky charging bricks that come with laptops and other devices. It could also make data centers and electric cars more efficient. The company has been developing the technology in secret over the last four years and has raised $38 million so far from investors such as Google Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. It will unveil its first products in two weeks.

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