“Micron” factory was built in Zelenograd in the 1960s to develop industrial production of Russian integrated circuits. “Micron” is the largest microelectronic company in Russia and the CIS countries according to sales volume.
Silicon looks like this. It’s a natural semiconductor.
Silicon is a main material for integrated circuits.
Silicon is melted and then a special core is inserted in it, the mass is cooled and the melted silicon crystallizes around this core.
The cylinder is “chopped” into thin plates.
Some parts are corroded to have such a workpiece
“Micron” factory produces all types of cards: transport, discount, cash, insurance and medical ones, ski-passes and chips for passports.