Semiconductor Basics

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Course No: 17.210; Last Offered: No Data;

Course Description

Overview of material's mechanical, chemical, and electronic properties including material structures, bonding, and Miller indices. Hybridization of energy levels and semiconductor phenomenon. Intrinsic as well as extrinsic, generator of electrons and holes, and basic conduction in semiconductors. Basic devices such as p-n junction and Schottky barrier diodes, BJTs, MOS devices, and ICs. Introductory processing essential for fabricating semiconductor devices and ICs such as oxidation, photo lithography, development, and etching, diffusion, ion implantation, and metallization along with characterization and testing at each stage. Packaging and reliable manufacturing for better yield. Clean room environment and defect-free manufacturing of semiconductors and VLSI chips with demonstrative illustrations.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: 91.123.
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

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