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sarah71
Posted: Friday, February 2, 2018 7:45:42 AM

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Hi,
I have a Silicon wafer with some chips marked by an ink drop (the failed ones); that's the normal procedure whenever the wafers are processed at the final line test. Is it more correct to say the ink has been spilled or dispensed (distributed)?

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Sarah
almo 1
Posted: Saturday, February 3, 2018 6:48:40 AM
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I only checked what silicon wafer is.






FounDit
Posted: Saturday, February 3, 2018 11:33:51 AM

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sarah71 wrote:
Hi,
I have a Silicon wafer with some chips marked by an ink drop (the failed ones); that's the normal procedure whenever the wafers are processed at the final line test. Is it more correct to say the ink has been spilled or dispensed (distributed)?
Using "spilled" or "dispensed" conveys the idea that all the ink is gone. I think that if you are referring to the ink mark on the chip, the word "applied" fits well. The ink drop was applied, or the chips have an ink drop applied to them to indicate they are defective.

Thanks

Sarah
Islami
Posted: Thursday, February 8, 2018 10:54:21 AM
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It may happen that the "ink got spilled' not 'has been spilled. Excuse me, Sarah.
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