EE-627 / 3 credits

Teacher(s): Grandjean Nicolas, Matioli Elison de Nazareth

Language: English

Remark: Students are required to have taken semiconductor classes (EE-557, PHYS-433 or an equivalent) / Next time: Spring 2025


Frequency

Every 2 years

Summary

This course covers advanced topics on compound semiconductors (lll-Nitrides) and their heterostructures, from both physics and engineering perspectives, to explain the principles of some of the widespread electronic and optoelectronic devices used in our lives (LEDs, lasers, HEMTS, and power FETS).

Content

Keywords

lll-Nitrides, compound semiconductors, heterostructures, LEDs, laserdiodes, HEMTS, RF and powertransistors.

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Students are required to have taken semiconductor classes (EE557, PHYS433, or an equivalent semiconductor class).

Learning Outcomes

  • Integrate the band structure of compound semiconductors and heterostructures and its connection to advanced optoelectronic and electronic devices.

Resources

Notes/Handbook

Papers and books will be offered during the class.

Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Exam form: Oral presentation (session free)
  • Subject examined: Advanced lll-Nitride Semiconductor Devices
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 14 Hour(s)
  • Exam form: Oral presentation (session free)
  • Subject examined: Advanced lll-Nitride Semiconductor Devices
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 14 Hour(s)
  • Exam form: Oral presentation (session free)
  • Subject examined: Advanced lll-Nitride Semiconductor Devices
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 14 Hour(s)

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