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Fundamentals of semiconductor devices

NPTEL and Indian Institute of Science Bangalore via YouTube

Syllabus

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Introduction to semiconductors.
Introduction to energy bands.
Fundamentals of band structure.
Band structure (contd.) and Fermi-Dirac distribution.
Density of states.
Doping and intrinsic carrier concentration.
Equilibrium carrier concentration.
Temperature-dependence of carrier concentration.
High doping effects and incomplete ionization.
Carrier scattering and mobility.
Low-field and high-field transport, introduction to diffusion.
Drift-diffusion and trap statistics.
Current continuity equation.
Continuity equation (contd.) and introduction to p-n junction.
Application of p-n junctions.
Breakdown of junction and C-V profiling.
p-n junction under equilibrium.
p-n junction under equilibrium (contd.).
p-n junction under bias.
p-n junction under bias (contd.).
p-n junction: generation-recombination currents.
Introduction to Schottky junction.
Schottky junction under equilibrium.
Schottky junction under bias.
Introduction to transistors: BJT.
Basics of BJT.
Working of BJT.
Working of BJT (contd).
Delays in BJT.
MOS: Introduction.
MOS: Capacitance-voltage.
Ideal MOS system: derivation of threshold voltage.
MOS C-V in more details.
MOSFET – An introduction.
Gradual Channel Approximation: Derivation of I-V characteristics.
Substrate bias effect and subthreshold conduction in MOSFET.
Short Channel Effects in MOSFET.
Introduction to compound semiconductors.
Basics of heterojunctions.
Band diagram of heterojunctions.
Heterojunctions (contd)..
Heterojunction transistors.
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IISc Bangalore July 2018

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