Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

ELE 630 Semiconductor Devices

3 Credits; 3 Hours. Operating principles and practical use of the components that make up modern integrated circuits and optoelectronic systems. Semiconductor physics; carrier injection and recombination; p-n junction diodes, Schottky barriers and heterojunctions; Junction and MOS field-effect transistors; bipolar transistors; tunneling and charge-transfer devices; VLSI technology and scaling, light-emitting diodes and lasers; photodetectors and solar cells.PREREQUISITE: Admission to the ME program