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ECE 5410: Semiconductor Devices

3 Credits
Introduction to semiconductor physics and devices. Students receive an introduction to the operation of the most important devices used in integrated circuit technology. Emphasis placed on understanding device operation.

Prerequisite/Restriction: ECE 3410 and student must be in the Professional Engineering Program or have Graduate Standing

Semester(s) Traditionally Offered: FALL

Course Syllabus

Topics Covered: The Crystal Structure of Solids, Basic Quantum Theory, Semiconductor Fundamentals, Semiconductor Diodes, The MOSFET, The BJT, The JFET, Specialized Devices

Course Instructor: William Thompson

Textbook: Semiconductor Physics and Devices: Basic Principles, 4th edition (ISBN - 978-0-07-352958-5)