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Electronic properties of semiconductors; carrier transport phenomena; P-N junctions; bipolar, unipolar, microwave and photonic devices.
Grading: Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Special exam: course may be taken by special exam for credit (not for grade).
Usually offered: Fall, Spring.
Devices for Integrated Circuits by H. Craig Casey Jr., John Wiley & Sons, 1999
By the end of this course, the student should be able to:
Two-75 minute lectures per week;
Homework: Will be assigned, collected, and graded as part of the overall grade for the class.
Answers for homework problems will be made available.
Tests: There will be three 75 min. tests, and a comprehensive final exam. Tests 2 and 3 will emphasize material covered since the previous test; however, the material is cumulative such that material covered on Test 1 will be required for Test 2 and so on.
a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering (High)
b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data (Low)
c) an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability (Medium)
d) an ability to function on multi-disciplinary terms (Low)
e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems (High)
g) an ability to communicate effectively (Low)
k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice. (High)