Introduction to Semiconductor Devices

Introduction to Semiconductor Devices
Physics of electronic and optical solid state devices; includes semiconductor materials, bipolar and FET device physics and modeling, optical properties of semiconductors, and lasers.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesEC EN 340
 ProgramsContaining EC EN 450
Course Outcomes

Model p-n Junctions

Application of basic physical processes to model p-n junctions.

Charge Transport

Application of differential equations to charge transport in semiconducting material.


Application of the physical properties of device building blocks (pn junctions, metal semiconductor interfaces, MOS structures) to model MOSFET operation.


Application of basic microfabrication processes to design semiconductor device fabrication process flows.