The term “Yield” is used a lot in the world of finance: https://www.investopedia.com/terms/c/currentyield.asp

Rate of return


Yield is also used in the context of producing chips.

Die: The individual rectangular sections that are cut from a wafer, more informally known as chips.

Yield: proportion of working dies per wafer.

Typically, when we make a new chip, the yield can be as low as 6%. As we improve the processes and find optimizations, the yield can get up to 25%.

Low yield is due to things like dust interfering and making the