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Semiconductor devices I

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 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)

9. Semiconductor devices of today

 

Keywords

Semiconductors, compound, Silicon, GaAs, GaN, transistors, LEDs, solar cells, HEMTs

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Physique général III et IV, Electronique I et II

Teaching methods

Lectures

Assignments

Lab sessions

Simulations

 

Assessment methods

homeworks, mid-term and final exams

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes

Resources

Ressources en bibliothèque
Notes/Handbook

Notes and slides will be published on moodle after each lecture

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13  DIA003  
13-14    
14-15     
15-16DIA003    
16-17    
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German