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Scientists at the Research and Technology Department of the Naval Surface Warfare Center in White Oak, Maryland, have produced high quality insulator films on gallium arsenide semiconductors, a concept previously thought to be impossible. The technique could refashion electronics.

According to researchers, gallium arsenide is intrinsically a better semiconductor than silicon, because electrons in the former travel at a much greater speed than in silicon.

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