The 3D structures created within a silicon die are spectacular to see.
Thanks to Maximo (@maxiborga on Twitter), there’s now a video for 3D rendering ASIC designs enabling anyone to convert their ASIC design into a beautiful 3D rendering.
3D-rendered chip in Blender
His walkthrough shows how to convert GDS to STL files, enabling you to import the files in image editing software like Blender.
By following along the video, I was able to render my first ever GDS, an inverter I created back in 2020