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gallium arsenide


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A dark-gray crystalline compound, GaAs, used in transistors, solar cells, and semiconducting lasers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A binary compound of gallium and arsenic, GaAs, used as a semiconductor, especially in light-emitting diodes.


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