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Gallium Aresenide Technology

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carrot

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Hi

Do we have Gallium Arsenide Technology now in use?
I know most of the FAB's use Silcon. But where and who(Companies) is using this Gallium Aresenide Technology. What is the cost rate compared to Silicon?
 

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Motorola has the capability to fab with GaAs and Silicon The hybrid chips cost about 1/10 of what straigt GaAs would run, though I don't have exact numbers. Other suppliers of GaAs based chips can be found here hxxp://www.thomasnet.com/products/amplifiers-gallium-arsenide-fet-1570969-1.html
 

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Yes notably in laser diodes and optoelectronics
 

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silicon is freely available aswell it is more matures technology when compared to other fabrication techonlogy...
 

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