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Optoelectronic Materials and Devices

NPTEL and Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur via YouTube


Instructors: Prof. Deepak Gupta and Prof. Monica Katiyar, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur.

This course is offered to introduce students to the Materials Science and Engineering basics as well as the applications in optoelectronics and semiconductor devices. The course is divided into four modules: The first module introduces the electronic structure of materials; the Second module discusses electrical properties of metal, semiconductors and insulators; the Third module discusses optical properties of materials; the Fourth module introduces basic devices - p-n junctions, their application in solar cells and light-emitting diodes, MOS devices, transistors.


Mod-01 Lec-01 Conductivity of materials, Drude's theory and its failures.
Mod-01 Lec-02 Free electron theory.
Mod-01 Lec-03 Free electron theory.
Mod-01 Lec-04 Crystal structure, Reciprocal lattice I.
Mod-01 Lec-05 Reciprocal lattice II, Brillouin zone and Bragg's diffraction condition.
Mod-01 Lec-06 Viscosity (Contd.) and Surface Tension.
Mod-01 Lec-07 Surface Tension (Contd.) and Fluid Statics.
Mod-01 Lec-08 Fluid Statics (Contd.).
Mod-01 Lec-09 Fluid Statics ( Contd.).
Mod-01 Lec-10 Fluid Statics (Contd.) and Fluid Under Rigid Body Motion.
Mod-02 Lec-11 Semiconductor E-k diagrams and their material properties.
Mod-02 Lec-12 Equilibrium carrier statistics in semiconductors: density of states, fermi.
Mod-02 Lec-13 Equilibrium carrier statistics in semiconductors: qualitative examination.
Mod-02 Lec-14 Equilibrium carrier statistics in semiconductors: quantitative examination.
Mod-02 Lec-15 Doping in semiconductors.
Mod-02 Lec-16 Equilibrium carrier statistics in semiconductors: complete ionization of dopant levels.
Mod-02 Lec-17 Equilibrium carrier statistics in semiconductors: carrier freeze out.
Mod-02 Lec-18 Semiconductor junctions in band-diagrams.
Mod-02 Lec-19 Linear dielectric behavior.
Mod-02 Lec-20 Non-linear dielectric behavior.
Mod-03 Lec-21 Carrier recombination-generation-I: band-to-band transition.
Mod-03 Lec-22 Carrier recombination-generation --II: Other mechanisms.
Mod-03 Lec-23 R-G statistics via R-G centers.
Mod-03 Lec-24 Optoelectronic materials and bandgap engineering.
Mod-03 Lec-25 Optical properties of materials.
Mod-03 Lec-26 Optical properties of single interfaces: Fresnal reflection coefficients.
Mod-03 Lec-27 Optical Properties of two interfaces: thin film case.
Mod-03 Lec-28 Drift.
Mod-03 Lec-29 Diffusion.
Mod-03 Lec-30 Continuity Equation.
Mod-04 Lec-31 Resistor and diode (p-n junction).
Mod-04 Lec-32 Fundamentals of p-n junction.
Mod-04 Lec-33 Fundamentals of p-n junction contd..
Mod-04 Lec-34 Solar cells.
Mod-04 Lec-35 Microelectronics processing.
Mod-04 Lec-36 MOS capacitor.
Mod-04 Lec-37 Transistor.
Mod-04 Lec-38 Organic Electronics.
Mod-04 Lec-39 Organic Light Emitting Diodes.
Mod-04 Lec-40 Organic Solar Cells and Organics Thin Film Transistors.

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