Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) Wafers for Research/Production

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Gallium Arsenide VGF and LEC Grown

We have Gallium Arsenide Wafers (GaAs) III-V direct band gap semiconductor that are both the commonly used Vertical Gradient Freeze (VGF) and also Liquid encapsulated Czochralski (LEC) grown high-purity single crystal that are semi-insulating.

Gallium Arsenide Elements


Recently a researcher inquired about 150mm Gallium Arsenide with Chromium (Cr) doping.

Client request:

We are biding projects demanding around 20 pcs chromium-doped 6" GaAs wafers and 5~10pcs 4" Silicon-on-Sapphire(SOS) wafers. Can you offer these items?If yes, I will send you detailed specification.

Our Reply:

We do have the technology and equipment to make SI GaAs:Cr even in 150mm diameter.

How? A new crystal ingot would have to be grown and then sliced and polished into wafers. With Ro>1E8 Ohmcm, mobility >5,000cm²/Vs is unattainable, but we can probably reach u>4,000²/Vs. Likewise EPD<500/cm² is unrealistic for LEC process, but we can certainly achieve 5E4/cm². To dope with Chromium, we have to use the LEC rather than the VGF process.

We also quoted:

Semi-Insulating undoped Gallium Arsenide wafers, P/P

VGF SI GaAs:-[100 -2.0±0.5º towards <001>]±0.5°, Ro=(1.2-1.7)E8 Ohmcm, Both-sides-polished (Epi-Ready), Bow/Warp<30µm, Diameter 150.0±1.0mm, SEMI Notch @ (010)±5º, 1.0±0.25mm deep, {Mobility<5,000, EPD<500}

Gallium Arsenide Wafers Benefits Over Silicon

Two benefits of GaAs wafers over Silicon wafers are:2 inch gallium arsenide wafer

1) GaAs moves electrons faster while consuming less power. Think of your cell phone. Tight spaces and short battery life. GaAs provides a real advantage over silicon for some components.

2) GaAs has direct band-gap properties make all-optical buses direct light on-chips more efficiently than wires do on silicon.

We supply GaAs wafers up to 150mm in diameter. Below are just a small sample.

  Item Dia. Type/Dopant Ori


Thick Polish Stock Description
2 inch gaas wafer shopping cart 991 50.8mm Undoped (110) >1 x 10 ̂ 8 400μm SSP 1 EPD<8x10^4
2 inch gallium arsenide Wafer 2448 50.8mm P/Zn (100) N/A 270μm SSP 12 Mobility >=1500 cm2, EPD <=5000 cm-2
3 inch gaas wafer sale 990 76.2mm P/Zn (110)   600μm DSP 1 Email Us
3 inch gallium nitride wafer sale 1299 100mm Undoped (100) 1E7 625μm DSP 15 EPD <= 5,000

Below are some applications that GaAs wafers benefit.

Ultra-High Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) Radio Frequency Amplifiers

ultrahigh radio frequency amplifier

Amplifies weak signals more efficiently.

Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) Light Emitting Diodes


GaAs LED color spectrum Infrared, red, orange, yellow.


Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) Solar Panels

gaas solar panels in space

GaAs solar panels are insensitive to heat. It is also resistant to radiation.

Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) Fast Electronic Switching

Gallium Arsenide Fast Switch