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Ingot Slicing

Intel Shows How A CPU Is Made
By , Kevin Parrish, Intel Corporation
Ingot Slicing

The ingot is then moved onto the slicing phase where individual silicon discs, called wafers, are sliced thin. Some ingots can stand higher than five feet. Several different diameters of ingots exist depending on the required wafer size. Today, CPUs are commonly made on 300 mm wafers.

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