April 22, 2014

Cutting Thin Silicon

Thin silicon with thickness below 10 micrometer is like a piece of paper and can be cut by scissors without breaking into pieces. It is different from rigid thick Si, which would break by scissor cut.

Credit: Yi Cui / Stanford School of Engineering

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