Talk:Integrated circuit layout

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I though the term "tapeout" historicaly origionated from the process of using masking tape to manualy create the masks on glass plates? e.g. Prior to the use of layout CAD tools for the generation of masks.

The chips would leave on a tape a bit like a cinema film —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:59, 24 January 2008 (UTC)

Correct. There are still engineers in the industry who scare their zounger collegaues by talking about the old days. (talk) 09:45, 30 August 2009 (UTC)


I'm in the process of adding references and putting in line citations. Ethan a dawe (talk) 03:17, 2 May 2008 (UTC)

Polygon Pushing[edit]

Is polygon pushing a generally used term? I have heard it, but only from British engineers. (talk) 09:45, 30 August 2009 (UTC)

The diagram...[edit]

... is informative but also in German. Is this acceptable under Wiki rules? (talk) 09:47, 30 August 2009 (UTC)

Fixed. -- (talk) 20:42, 30 August 2011 (UTC)