PHYS 203

Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Materials

( Physics of Semiconductor Devices )

 

COURSE

 

OBJECTIVE:

Physics (working principle, limitations and performance) of various devices.

This is a minimum requirement for innovation !

 

TOPICS COVERED:

Concepts of Modern Physics (Chapter-1)2 Weeks

Energy Bands in Solids          (Chapter-2)                  1 Week

Semiconductors (Chapter-3) 1 Week

Drift and Diffusion (Chapter-4) 2 Weeks

PN-Junction Diode (Chapters-5&7) 3 Weeks

Fabrication Technology (Chapter-6) 1 Week

Bipolar Junction Transistor (Chapter-8) 2 Weeks

Field Effect Transistors (Chapter-10) 1 Week

Optoelectronics (Chapter-14) 2 Weeks

 

Textbook:

Kanaan Kano, "Semiconductor Devices", Prentice Hall, 1998

 

Additional references:

G. Parker, "Introductory Semiconductor Device Physics", Prentice Hall, 1994

Ben G. Streetman, "Solid State Electronic Devices", Prentice Hall, 1995

 

Pre-requisite: PHYS 102

 

grading policy

Quizzes: 20% ( Based on HW and Classwork )

Major Exam 1: 20% ( Covers Chapters 1 4 )

Major Exam 2: 20% ( Covers Chapters 5 8 )

Final Exam: 40% ( Covers Chapters 1 14 )