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What does GaAs stand for?

GaAs stands for Gallium Arsenide

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To build the new ion device, Monroe and his colleagues used conventional microchip-fabrication methods to first deposit layers of the semiconductor compounds gallium arsenide and aluminum gallium arsenide onto a gallium arsenide wafer.
Wafers of gallium arsenide and other semiconductors that can transmit electrons at high speeds and efficiently emit or detect light are costly and fragile.
amp; RICHARDSON, Texas -- TriQuint Semiconductor (Nasdaq:TQNT), a leading supplier of microwave and millimeter wave products for military communications systems and the wireless industry, will introduce two new gallium arsenide (GaAs) switches today at the start of the IMS MTT-S Exhibition in San Francisco, CA.
By delicately parting curtains of electrons, scientists have gazed for the first time into channels on a crystal of the semiconductor gallium arsenide (SN: 8/16/97, p.