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Gallium and Gallium Arsenide: Supply, Technology, and Uses.
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As part of the nation's growing concern with the competitiveness of U.S. firms in the world economy, especially with respect to advanced materials, the Bureau of Mines assessed the actual and potential recovery and manufacturing capabilities for gallium and gallium arsenide (gaas). Gaas has advanced from a laboratory curiosity to a material with important "high-tech" applications within only the last few years, and although protected North American gallium supplies are currently considered adequate, consumption could grow to the point that this assessment would need reevaluation.
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