Shape of largest die that fits on reticle

By: anonymou5 (no.delete@this.spam.com), July 8, 2022 10:29 am
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Math Nerd (math.nerd.delete@this.nerds.com) on July 8, 2022 4:57 am wrote:
> Why is the largest die that fits on a reticle a rectangle (26mm x 33mm)? I expected it to be a square because
> I thought the optics would be circularly symmetrical and a square is closer to a circle than a rectangle.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_camera
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image_sensor_format
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Full-frame_DSLR

Don't look at it through a binary cause-vs-effect lense though.

Maybe more along the lines of "this is what things have gravitated towards over time".
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