Skip to main content
Select Source:

gallium arsenide

gallium arsenide (GaAs) devices Semiconductor integrated-circuit devices that are implemented using gallium arsenide as the intrinsic semiconductor material in preference to, say, silicon. Gallium arsenide has certain advantages over other semiconductor materials, in particular in high-speed applications and in the fabrication of optical and optically coupled devices such as light-emitting diodes and optoisolators.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"gallium arsenide." A Dictionary of Computing. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 Jun. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"gallium arsenide." A Dictionary of Computing. . Encyclopedia.com. (June 23, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/computing/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/gallium-arsenide

"gallium arsenide." A Dictionary of Computing. . Retrieved June 23, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/computing/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/gallium-arsenide

Ga (chemical symbol)

Ga, symbol for the element gallium.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Ga (chemical symbol)." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 Jun. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Ga (chemical symbol)." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Encyclopedia.com. (June 23, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/reference/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/ga-chemical-symbol

"Ga (chemical symbol)." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Retrieved June 23, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/reference/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/ga-chemical-symbol

GAAS

GAAS generally accepted auditing standards

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"GAAS." The Oxford Dictionary of Abbreviations. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 Jun. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"GAAS." The Oxford Dictionary of Abbreviations. . Encyclopedia.com. (June 23, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/gaas

"GAAS." The Oxford Dictionary of Abbreviations. . Retrieved June 23, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/gaas