EE 131. Semiconductor Electronics


Catalog Description: The principles of solid-state electronics. Review of quantum-mechanics, crystal structures, lattice vibrations, band theory, electrons and holes, diffusion and drift, recombination, high-field phenomena, optical effects, device applications. Several one-hour minilabs to be done in pairs.

Prerequisites: EE 130 (may be taken concurrently).

Course objectives: To acquaint the student with semiconductor fundamentals with which to understand and utilize a variety of semiconductor and other solid state materials and devices.

Topics covered:

General Catalog