Foundation of Microelectronics /Physics of Semiconductors
Course Code: B83004Y
Course Name: Foundation of Microelectronics /Physics of Semiconductors
Pre-requisite: Fundamentals of electric circuits, Fundamentals of microwave technology
Lecture Time: 60 hours
Develops a basic understanding of active semiconductor devices. Focuses on building an understanding of BJT and CMOS devices in both digital and analog applications. Topics include analysis techniques for linear, time-invariant (LTI) circuits; diodes and design and analsyis of diode circuits; MOSFETs and design and analysis of MOSFET circuits and amplifiers; BJTs and design and analysis of BJT circuits and amplifiers; Design of logic gates using transistors; frequency response of basic amplifier gain stages; differential amplifiers.
Principles of semiconductor electronic structure, carrier transport properties, and optoelectronic properties relevant to semiconductor device physics. Fundamental performance aspects of basic and advanced semiconductor electronic and optoelectronic devices. Topics include energy band theory, carrier generation and recombination mechanisms, quasi-Fermi levels, carrier drift and diffusion transport, quantum transport.
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