Fundamental semiconductor device physics associated with semiconductor materials and devices with an in-depth coverage of p-n and Schottky diodes, bipolar junction transistors, and metal-oxide-semiconductor and junction field effect transistors. A C- or better is required in all prerequisite courses.
The electrical engineer, computer engineer, materials scientist, or physicist who works in the electronics area must have a basic knowledge of semiconductor devices and materials.
Percentage of Course
|Crystal structures, Band Diagrams, & Quantum Mechanics||15%|
|Carrier Concentration and Fermi Level||10%|
|Recombination and Generation of Carriers||5%|
|p-n Diodes, Schottky Diodes, and Ohmic Contacts||20%|
|Bipolar Junction Transistors||15%|
|Field Effect Capacitors||10%|
|JFET and CMOS Transistors||5%|