Tuesday, 10 March 2009

10-03-09: Smashed Silicon

This is the stuff they make microchips out of. This piece started off as a 2" diameter disc, but I knocked it off the edge of my desk last week and it shattered.
It's odd stuff, almost like a combination of metal and glass.
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  1. Silicon = Silicium
    Silicon in English, Silicium in French & German.