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Silicon Wafer

Silicon Wafer

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    Silicon wafers are thin, flat slices of pure silicon crystals. They serve as the substrates for most semiconductor devices central to the electronics industry, underpinning the functionality of everything from smartphones to medical equipment.

    The manufacturing of silicon wafers is among the most precise and complex production processes ever created. It starts with the production of high-purity, monocrystalline silicon ingots. These ingots are then sliced into thin discs, polished, and subjected to further chemical treatments to achieve the desired electrical properties. This is where this wafer’s journey ended. Following this, microscopic circuits are created through careful photolithographic processes of etching and deposition. Finally, they are cut out to be installed in electrical devices.

    The significance of silicon wafers in modern technology cannot be overstated. They are the foundation upon which nearly all electronic devices are built. The ability to manipulate the electrical properties of silicon at the atomic level has enabled the miniaturization of circuits, leading to an exponential growth in computing power and the proliferation of electronic devices in everyday life.


    Diameter: 3"

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      M.M. (Virginia, United States)
      Stemcell is the Best!!

      Super nice wafer! Everything top notch from Stemcell. I had an issue with the size of one of the specimens from a previous order and they promptly sent me a better specimen. That kind of customer service is hard to find these days. Thanks and you have a customer for life!

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