Electrical and Computer Engineering

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.

Modeling MOS and MOS-related Devices

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

Understanding Microfabrication Technology

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