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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