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General Information:

Lecturer:                  Reza Sarvari (office EE221)  

Classes:                   ZOJ 4:30-6:00    ;  Classroom CW

Text:                         Hu, "Modern Semiconductor Devices for Integrated Circuits"
                                 Pierret, "Semiconductor Device Fundamentals"

Suggested Texts:     Streetman, "Solid State Electronic Devices"  (Text Figures)
                                 Muller, "Device Electronics for Integrated Circuits"
                                 Yang, "Microelectronic Devices"
                                 
                                 
Syllabus:                  

Grades(tentative):     HW(3)+Weekly Quiz(4)+2Midetrms (6)+Final(7)
                                If # of Hws and Quizes are double-digit, two minimum omitted


Homeworks/Exams and solutions:

             homework 1  ;   sol 1  ;   sol1 ;
             homework 2  ;   sol 2  ;   sol2 ;
             homework 3  ;   sol 3  ;   sol3 ;
             homework 4  ;   sol 4  ;   sol4 ;
             homework 5  ; sol5.png ;   sol5 ;
             homework 6  ; sol6.png ;   sol6 ;
             homework 7  ;   sol 7  ;   sol7 ;
             homework 8  ;   sol 8  ;   sol8 ;
             homework 9  ;   sol 9  ;   sol9 ;
             homework10 ;   sol10  ;   sol10 ;
             homework11 ;   sol11  ;   sol11 ;
             homework12 ;   sol12  ;   sol12 ;



Lectures: (  Google Drive ) OLDER VIDEO FILES OCW (اصول ادوات حالت جامد)

            Lecture0-a    (  Lecture0a ) Introduction - Atom to Transitor
            Lecture0-b    (  Lecture0b ) Introduction - Atom to Transitor!
            Lecture1       (  Lecture1   ) Quantum - History
            Lecture2       (  Lecture2   ) Quantum - Examples
            Lecture3       (  Lecture3   ) Crystals
            Lecture4       (  Lecture4   ) Bonds - E-k relation
            Lecture5       (  Lecture5   ) Dopants and Carrier Concentration
            Lecture6       (  Lecture6   ) Drift, Diffusion, Equilibrium
            Lecture7       (  Lecture7   ) Recombination - Generation
            Lecture8       (  Lecture8   ) pn Junction - Electrostatics
            Lecture9       (  Lecture9   ) pn Junction - I/V characteristics
            Lecture10     (  Lecture10 ) pn Junction - non-ideal effects
            Lecture11     (  Lecture11 ) pn Junction - Transient / small-signal
            Lecture12     (  Lecture12 ) M-S Junction 
            Lecture13     (  Lecture13 ) Field Effect Transistor, JFET, MESFET
            Lecture14     (  Lecture14 ) MOSCap 01
            Lecture15     (  Lecture15 ) MOSCap 02
            Lecture16     (  Lecture16 ) MOSFET
            Lecture17     (  Lecture17 ) MOSFET scaling
            Lecture18     (  Lecture18 ) BJT1
            Lecture19     (  Lecture19 ) BJT2

Older HWs:

the only way to hand in solutions is coursewrae
for solutions please check coursewrae

            homework 1    ;   solution  (due 21 Bahman)
            homework 2&3;   solution  (due 5 Esfand)
            homework 4    ;   solution  (due 17 Esfand)
            homework 5    ;   solution  (due 23 Esfand)
            homework 6    ;   solution  (due 26 Esfand)
            homework 7    ;   solution  (due 29 Farvardin)
            homework 8    ;   solution  (due 3 Ordibehesht)
            homework 9    ;   solution  (due 10 Ordibehesht)
            homework 10  ;   solution  (due 20 Ordibehesht)
            homework 11  ;   solution  (due 27 Ordibehesht)
            homework 12  ;   solution  (due 1 khordad)
            homework 13  ;   solution  (due 8 khordad)

            term project   (due 9 tir)




Lecture Notes:

Newer Slides:
             PSSD00
             PSSD01
             PSSD02
             PSSD03
            
PSSD04
             PSSD05
             PSSD06
             PSSD07
             PSSD08
             PSSD09
             PSSD10

Older Slides:
             SSD_00
             SSD_01
             SSD_02
             SSD_03
            
SSD_04
             SSD_05
           

Note: there are several typos in these notes, you may use them to understand the topics that have been covered in the classes. So if you have not been in the classes, use lecture notes at your own risk!

            Part 1 
            Part 2 

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Review of quantum mechanics: 
  • Wave-particle duality 
  • Time-independent Schrödinger Equation 
  • Probability densities 
  • Operators 
  • Properties of Eigenfunctions and Eigenvalues 
  • Time-Dependent Schrödinger Equation 
  • Free Particle, Particle in a Box, Quantum Wells, Tunneling




Structures of crystals: 
  • Materials and Bonds
  • Crystal Structure
  • Basis / Lattice 
  • Unit Cell, Primitive Unit Cell, Wigner-Seitz Unit Cell
  • Miller Indices      






Semiconductor Properties:
  • Electron/holes 
  • Energy bands 
  • effective mass
  • Density of states
  • Intrinsic and Extrinsic materials
  • Fermi-Dirac statistics 
  • Drift, mobility, resistivity 
  • Diffusion (Einstein relationship) 
  • Generation/Recombination
  • quasi-Fermi level


Fabrication: 
  • Crystal growth
  • Thermal oxidation
  • lithography and pattern transfer
  • Dopant addition and diffusion
  • Chemical vapor deposition 




PN Junction: 
  • PN diode fabrication
  • Energy diagram (PN electrostatics)
  • I-V characteristics (ideal diode)
  • Minority & Majority currents 
  • Junction capacitance 
  • Junction model 
  • junction breakdown
  • generation / recombination current 




Metal-Semiconductor Contact:
  • Ideal MS contacts
  • Energy diagram
  • current / voltage characteristics
  • schottky diode
  • Ohmic contact

MOS Devices: 
  • MOS cap
  • MOS fundamentals
  • Electrostatics
  • flat-band, enhancement, depletion, inversion
  • C-V Characteristics
  • MOSFET I-V  characteristic
  • device model
  • MOS technology
  • Oxide charges, Mobile ions, Fixed Charge, Interfacial traps, Induced charges
  • short channel effects


Bipolar Transistor: 
  • Structure and operation
  • BJT Fundamentals
  • emitter and base efficiencies
  • current gain
  • base transit time
  • device model
  • regions of operations
  • Ebers-Moll model 






Same Course at Other Schools!

                MIT1   ;    MIT2    ;    MIT3   ;   MIT4
                Berkeley ;  (+)
                CalTech
                Purdue2
                UIUC
                UMN
                RPI
                Graz University of Technology
                Delft
                Washington
                Minnesota
                Virginia
                Drexel
                U of Florida (+)                            





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