TurtlePerson2 wrote:These things rarely escape semiconductor companies. I don't know why, but I do know that companies throw these things away and don't let people walk out with them.
Wirko wrote:The manufacturers don't want anyone to take a wafer with recent technology chips to someone with serious imaging equipment. So they "remove intellectual property" (what a silly term)
ludi wrote:Under the right circumstances, obtaining an entire wafer's worth of unpackaged dies would open the intellectual property equivalent of Pandora's box.