microchip art

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microchip art

Graphic images that are drawn into the chip by the chip designer. These images are rarely discovered unless somebody happens to be looking at the chip under a microscope. See software art.


Microchip Art Examples
The duck was embedded in a Siemens 8-bit microprocessor, while the windmill comes from a Music Semiconductors content addressable memory (CAM) chip. (Images courtesy of Chipworks Inc.)


Microchip Art Examples
The duck was embedded in a Siemens 8-bit microprocessor, while the windmill comes from a Music Semiconductors content addressable memory (CAM) chip. (Images courtesy of Chipworks Inc.)
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