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Definition: chip layers


There can be a dozen or more layers in a chip. Several layers make up the elements of every transistor, and many more layers enable the interconnections (the "wires") between transistors. See active area, chip and chip manufacturing.




Side View of Chip Layers
There can be a dozen or more layers in a chip, but altogether they are not anywhere near as thick as a single human hair.