Academic Year 2016/2017 - 1° Year
Teaching Staff: Gianluca GIUSTOLISI
Credit Value: 6
Scientific field: ING-INF/01 - Electronics
Taught classes: 35 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

Knowledge of the basic semiconductor physics and of the models of the main electronic devices (diodes, bipolar transistors and MOS transistors)

Detailed Course Content

  1. The crystal structure of solids and the Planar technology
  2. Introduction to quantum mechanics
  3. Introduction to the quantun theory of solids
  4. The semiconductor in equilibrium
  5. Carrier transport phenomena
  6. Nonequilibrium excess carriers in semiconductors
  7. The pn and ms junctions
  8. The bipolar transistor
  9. The MOS transistor

Textbook Information

  1. Donald Neamen, Semiconductor physics and devices: basic principles, McGraw Hill
  2. G. Giustolisi, G. Palumbo, Introduzione ai dispositivi elettronici, Franco Angeli
  3. S. Dimitrijev, Understanding semiconductor devices, Oxford University Press, 2000
  4. R. S. Muller, T. I. Kamins, Device Electronics for Integrated Circuits, John Wiley & Sons, 1986