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Miscellaneous News   Miscellaneous News : Fabricating your own silicone chips!
   posted by SHADES on 17-Aug-2021 23:09:01 (842 reads)
So, not exactly AMIGA related, although, it could be if you wanted to say, redesign a custom chip however, this guy builds his own silicone chips in his basement!

Have a look if you are interested. I was so, I thought I would share

https://youtu.be/IS5ycm7VfXg
    

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Re: Fabricating your own silicone chips!
Posted on 20-Aug-2021 2:14:56
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Wow. Really interesting. It's fair to say most people don't have that equipment sitting around in their garages though

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Wow! He has a crazy collection of stuff in his garage to accomplish this, but very cool.


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Re: Fabricating your own silicone chips!
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Once again.... SILICON goes to semiconductors and SILICONE goes to thorpy wife.

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Other opportunities - VSD courses/workshops on how to design chips:

https://www.vlsisystemdesign.com/riscv-based-myth/

https://www.udemy.com/courses/search/?src=ukw&q=vsd


Free shuttle tapeouts and manufacturing for Open-Source designs. VSD has information about using fully open-source tool chain to design and prepare for manufacturing using this program:
https://efabless.com/open_shuttle_program/


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Re: Fabricating your own silicone chips!
Posted on 21-Aug-2021 19:11:09
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@Rose

Quote:
Once again.... SILICON goes to semiconductors and SILICONE goes to thorpy wife.


While I know where the SILICONE would normally be used, I HAVE TO ask...... "thorpy"? Some term used in your local area, which leaves the rest of us wondering?

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lab.

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@Canfod

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While I know where the SILICONE would normally be used, I HAVE TO ask...... "thorpy"? Some term used in your local area, which leaves the rest of us wondering?


Not a local term. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trophy_wife

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@Rose

"trophy wife" I know, but that's not what you spelled, which is why I asked what "thorpy" meant....

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@Redfox
I know!
What a cave to have!

Last edited by SHADES on 23-Aug-2021 at 01:57 AM.


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@Rose
Poster: Rose Date: 21-Aug-2021 0:23:57

Once again.... SILICON goes to semiconductors and SILICONE goes to thorpy wife.

Yes, a spelling mistake, as is thorpy?

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Touché!


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