Taha Ayari, Ph.D., is a Technology & Market Analyst, Compound Semiconductor and Emerging Substrates, at Yole Intelligence, part of Yole Group. As a member of the Power Electronics & Wireless division at Yole, Taha’s expertise is mainly dedicated to power, RF, and optoelectronics. He is fully engaged in the development of technology and market reports as well as custom projects.
Taha has 2 years’ experience as a Technology & Cost Analyst at System Plus Consulting, part of Yole Développement, where he focuses on the development of compound semiconductor reverse engineering & costing analyses.
Prior to Yole, Taha was a research engineer at Georgia Tech Lorraine (Metz, France). He published numerous papers with a particular focus on III-N materials.
Taha holds an M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, USA).
Power GaN business took off in the consumer market starting from 2018-2019, when it has been significantly adopted in smartphone “in-box” and accessory fast chargers. Since then, the technology has been widely chosen as a solution replacing traditional silicon to make more efficient and more compact power supplies. This led to device market growth of about 138% between 2021 and 2022, with most of players more than doubling their revenues. Besides continuing penetration in the consumer power supply market, Yole sees more expansion opportunities coming for Power GaN which will be the focus of this presentation.