Definitions for gallium arsenide
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a crystalline and highly toxic semiconductor, GaAs, used in light-emitting diodes and lasers.
Origin of gallium arsenide:
A binary compound of gallium and arsenic, GaAs, used as a semiconductor, especially in light-emitting diodes.
Gallium arsenide is a compound of the elements gallium and arsenic. It is a III/V semiconductor, and is used in the manufacture of devices such as microwave frequency integrated circuits, monolithic microwave integrated circuits, infrared light-emitting diodes, laser diodes, solar cells and optical windows. GaAs is often used as a substrate material for the epitaxial growth of other III-V semiconductors including: InGaAs and GaInNAs.
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