Why are Chips Square, but Wafers Round

Why are Chips Square, but Wafers Round?

63 In popular perception, a wafer is a thin, round piece of high-purity silicon crystal. Various electronic circuit elements can be fabricated on this high-purity silicon crystal, turning it into an integrated circuit product with specific electrical functions. Numerous components are neatly arranged on a single crystal silicon material, all square and orderly. Hence, in …

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