Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Principles of semiconductor devices

EE-557

Lecturer(s) :

Matioli Elison de Nazareth

Language:

English

Summary

This course aims to give a solid introduction to semiconductors, from Silicon to compound semiconductors, making the connection between the physics and their application in real life. We will also explore several experimental techniques related to current semiconductor research and development.

Content

1. Introduction to Semiconductor Physics

2. Carrier Generation and Recombination

3. Charge Transport

4. Non-uniformly doped semiconductors

5. p-n junctions

6. Metal semiconductor junctions

7. Metal Oxide Semiconductor MOSFETs

8. Semiconductor junctions (Compound semiconductors)

Keywords

Semiconductors, compound, Silicon, LEDs, solar cells, HEMTs

Teaching methods

Lectures

Lab sessions

Simulation sessions

Assessment methods

exercises

mid-term exam

final exam

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes

Resources

Bibliography

Del Alamo, course materials for 6.720J Integrated Microelectronic Devices, Spring 2007. MIT OpenCourseWare (http://ocw.mit.edu/), Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

S. M. Sze, Physics of Semiconductor Devices

Ressources en bibliothèque
Notes/Handbook

Class notes and slides will be posted on moodle after each class.

Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2017-2018, Master semester 1
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Principles of semiconductor devices
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2017-2018, Master semester 3
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Principles of semiconductor devices
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

MoTuWeThFr
8-9
9-10
10-11
11-12
12-13
13-14ELG116ELG116
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22
Lecture
Exercise, TP
Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
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  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German