Activatable electronic component destruction device

Muhammad Mustafa Hussain (Inventor), Abdurrahman Gumus (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


An activable electronic component destruction device includes a heater and a heat-activated expandable material arranged on top of the heater. Heating of the heater causes the heat-activated expandable material to expand. The device further includes activation electronics coupled to the heater. The activation electronics are configured to control supply of power to the heater, which causes the heater to heat the heat-activated expandable material, which breaks a semiconductor substrate arranged on top of the heat-activated expandable material.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Patent numberWO2018069780A1
StatePublished - Apr 19 2018

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KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2019-02-13


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