Seymour Cray: “What's All This about Gallium Arsenide?” (Part 1)

Seymour Cray: “What's All This about Gallium Arsenide?” (Part 1)
Episode 10 Nov 20, 2018

Seymour Cray is often referred to as the “Father of Supercomputing.” In part one of his 1988 lecture “What's All This about Gallium Arsenide?,” Cray talks about the use of gallium arsenide in his Cray-3 and Cray-4 supercomputer designs and how the compound could change the course of computer design.

Image: © Cray Computer Corporation. Collection of the Computer History Museum,102685990.

This episode is part of our From the Archives podcast.