bare chip


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bare chip

An integrated circuit (IC) that has been cut out from the wafer and is ready for packaging. See die.
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The recently developed Silmee includes a Pseudo-SoC analog front end, a 32bit ARM processor chip and a dual mode Bluetooth bare chip in a 14.5mm x 14.5mm small package.
Bare chip components are typically mounted to a printed circuit board or substrate using die-attach adhesives, and then electrically connected to the board, substrate or directly to another chip through fine wires in a process known as wire bonding.
In these cases, yield losses involved mostly bare chip handling applications, not molded, finished IC devices.