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Semiconductor Physics and Devices (E C E 445) Syllabus
Course Learning Outcomes
    Course Learning Outcome
  • 1
    Knowledge in semiconductor physics
  • 2
    Knowledge in semiconductor devices: PN junction, BJT/HBT, MOSFET/MESFET/MODFET/HEMT, memory devices, TFT, SET and microwave diodes
  • 3
    Ability to analyze and design semiconductor devices
Details
Semiconductor Physics and Devices
E C E 445 ( 3 Credits )
Description
Physics and properties of semiconductors, p-n junctions, metal-semiconductor contacts, homojunction and heterojunction bipolar transistor and physics, metal-oxide-semiconductor and heterostructure field-effect transistor and physics, thin-film resistors, memory devices, quantum devices.
Prerequisite(s)
ECE 335
Department: ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGR
College: College of Engineering
Instructor
Instructor Name
Instructor Campus Address
instructorEmail@emailaddress.edu
Contact Hours
2.5
Course Coordinator
ZHENQIANG MA
Text book, title, author, and year

Physics of Semiconductor Devices, S. M. Sze and K. K. Ng, 3rd edition, John Wiley and Sons, 2007.

Supplemental Materials
None
Required / Elective / Selected Elective
Selected Elective
ABET Program Outcomes Associated with this Course
Program Specific Student Outcomes
 
Brief List of Topics to be Covered
  1. Semiconductor physics
  2. Metal-semiconductor contacts
  3. PN-junctions
  4. Bipolar junction transistors
  5. SiGe, GaAs, InP heterojunction bipolar transistors                      
  6. MOS capacitors
  7. Metal oxide semiconductor transistors
  8. Nano CMOS
  9. GaAs, InP MESFET/MODFET (HEMT), SiGe MODFET, GaN HEMT
  10. Thin film transistors
  11. Memory Devices
  12. Tunnel and IMATT diodes (optional)
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