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Chapter No 1: Crystal properties and growth of semiconductors: Chapter No 2: Junctions: Chapter No 3: Field Effect Transistors: Chapter No 4: Bipolar Junction transistor: Chapter No 5: Optoelectronic devices. Chapter No 6. Power devices. Chapter 7: Integrated circuits

Course Synopsis

Chapter No 1. CRYSTAL PROPERTIES AND GROWTH OF SEMICONDUCTORS: Semiconductor, Crystal lattices, Bulk crystal growth (starting materials, growth of single crystal ingot, wafers, doping), Epitaxial growth (Lattice matching in epitaxial growth, vapour phase epitaxy, molecular beam epitaxy. Chapter No 2. JUCTIONS: Introduction, fabrication of pn junctions, thermal oxidation, diffusion, rapid thermal processing, ion implantation, chemical vapour deposition, photolithography, etching, metallization. Chapter No 3. FIELD EFFECT TRANSISTOR Introduction, Transistor operation, Load line, Amplification and switching, The junction FET, Pinch off, Saturation, Gate control, The metal semiconductor FET, MESFET, HEMT, The metal-insulator semiconductor FET, . Chapter No 4. BIPOAR JUCTION TRANSISTOR: Introduction, Fundamentals of BJT operation, Amplification with BJTs, BJT fabrication, switching, cutoff, Heterojunction bipolar transistor. Chapter No 5. OPTO-ELECTRONIC DEVICES: Introduction, Photodiodes, Solar cells, Photodetectors, Light emitting diodes, Fiber Optics, Lasers, Semiconductor laser, Chapter No 6. POWER DEVICES: Introduction, The p-n-p-n diode, The two transistor analogy, variation of α with injection, Forward blocking state, conducting state, triggering mechanism, The semiconductor controlled rectifier, Gate control, Turning off SCR, Bilateral devices, Fabrication and applications, Insulated gate bipolar transistor. Chapter No. 7. INTEGRATED CIRCUITS: Types of Integrated Circuits - micro- and nanometer scale devices, Monolithic and Hybrid Circuits, Monolithic Device Elements (CMOS Process Integration, SOI), Charge Transfer Devices (The Basic CCD, Applications of CCDs), ULSI (Logic Devices, Semiconductor Memories) RECOMMENDEDBOOKS: 1.Solid State Electronic Devices-by- B.G. Streetman and S. Banerjee, Prentice Hall, 2000, Edited Edition 2019. 2.ULSI Devices-by- C.Y. Chang and S.M. Sze, John Wiley and Sons Inc., 2000 3.Physics of Semiconductor Devices -by- M. Shur, Prentice Hall, 1990 4.VLSI Electronics-Microstructure Science, Vol.1 by N.G. Einspruch Academic Press 1981

Course Learning Outcomes

After completing the course the student will be able to describe bulk crystal growth, epitaxial growth, p-n junction fabrication of different routes with their advantages and disadvantages, different approaches to how p-n junctions are developed, how different transistors can be classified, the principles of field effect and bipolar junction transistors, the principles of their function, their fabrication and operations, different optoelectronic devices and their functions, role of power devices in every day life, their assembly and uses, use of integrated circuits in semiconductor devices. In this way students are able to understand functions and benefits of modern electronic devices.

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Book Title : Solid State Electronic Devices
Author : Ben. G. Streetman. Sanjay Banerjee
Edition : 2019
Publisher : Prentice Hall

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