Cleaving Silicon Wafers

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How to Cleave a Silicon Wafer

Cleaving Silicon Wafers

If for some reason you don't know if your wafers are (100) or (111) orientation, then you can use a hammer and nail to find out!

Cleaving (100) silicon wafers results on the left

Cleaving (111) silicon wafers

Watch the videw above for cleaving instruction.


cleaving silicon results for 100 and 111 orientations


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