Instructor: Dr. Chitralekha Mahanta, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, IIT Guwahati.
This course discusses basic concepts and applications of some semiconductor devices: diodes, bipolar junction transistors, field-effect transistors, and operational amplifiers.
Semiconductor Diodes: Semiconductor materials- intrinsic and extrinsic types, Physics and structure of diodes, Diode small-signal model, Zener diode, Rectifier circuits, Clipping and clamping circuits.
Bipolar Junction Transistors: Physical structure and operation modes, Active region operation of the transistor, DC analysis of transistor circuits, Transistor as an amplifier, Biasing the BJT, Transistor as a switch, High-frequency model of BJT amplifier.
Field Effect Transistors: Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor, DC operation of MOSFET circuits, MOSFET as an amplifier, High-frequency model of MOSFET amplifier.
Operation Amplifiers: Ideal Op-Amp, Differential amplifier, Practical op-amp circuits, Large signal operation of op-amps, Applications of Op-Amps.
Power Circuits and Systems: Class A large signal amplifiers, Transformer coupled audio power amplifier, Class B amplifier, Class AB operation, Power BJTs, Regulated power supplies.