The History of Gallium Arsenide

Timeline created by AllisonHarbold
  • 1250

    Arsenic Discovered

    Arsenic Discovered
    Arsenic was discovered by Albertus Magnus in 1250
  • Photovoltaic Effect is Discovered

    Photovoltaic Effect is Discovered
    A French scientist named Edmond Becquerel first discovered the photovoltaic effect in 1839 .
  • Gallium Predicted

    Gallium Predicted
    It was first predicted by Dmitri Mendeleev
  • Gallium Discovered

    Gallium Discovered
    Gallium was discovered by Lecoq de Boisbaudran in 1875
  • First Solar Cell is Created

    First Solar Cell is Created
    The first solar cell is created by Charles Fritts, an inventor, in New York.
  • Solar Energy is used in Space

    Solar Energy is used in Space
    The first solar powered satellite was named " Vanguard 1 " .