Coordinators
 
Prof. S. Karmalkar
IIT Madras

 

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TOPIC No. of lectures
Introduction 1
Evolution and uniqueness of Semiconductor Technology 1
Equilibrium carrier concentration
Thermal Equilibrium and wave particle duality
Intrinsic semiconductor ø Bond and band models
Extrinsic semiconductor ø Bond and band models
5
Carrier transport
Random motion
Drift and diffusion
2
Excess carriers
Injection level
Lifetime
Direct and indirect semiconductors
2
Procedure for analyzing semiconductor devices
Basic equations and approximations
1
P-N Junction
Device structure and fabrication
Equilibrium picture
DC forward and reverse characteristics
Small-signal equivalent circuit
Switching characteristics
Solar cell
6
P-N Junction
Device structure and fabrication
Equilibrium picture
DC forward and reverse characteristics
Small-signal equivalent circuit
Switching characteristics
Solar cell
6
Bipolar Junction Transistor
History
Device structures and fabrication
Transistor action and amplification
Common emitter DC characteristics
Small-signal Equivalent circuit vEbers-Moll model
SPICE model
6
MOS Junction
C-V characteristics, threshold voltage, body effect
3
Metal Oxide Field Effect Transistor
History
Device structures and fabrication
Common source DC characteristics
Small-signal equivalent circuit
SPICE level-1 model
Differences between a MOSFET and a BJT
8
Junction FET and MESFET 2
Recent Developments
Heterojunction FET
Hetrojunction bipolar transistor
2
Summary 1
Total number of lectures 40
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