Arsenic: uses

The following uses for arsenic are gathered from a number of sources as well as from anecdotal comments. I'd be delighted to receive corrections as well as additional referenced uses (please use the feedback mechanism to add uses).

  • bronzing
  • pyrotechnics
  • hardening and improving the sphericity of shot
  • doping agent in solid-state devices such as transistors
  • the arsenide is used as a laser material to convert electricity directly into coherent light

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