Physics and technology of semiconductor devices

Course Information
TitleΦΥΣΙΚΗ ΚΑΙ ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΗΜΙΑΓΩΓΙΚΩΝ ΔΙΑΤΑΞΕΩΝ / Physics and technology of semiconductor devices
CodeΣΥΕ206
FacultySciences
SchoolPhysics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorCharalampos Dimitriadis
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40003027

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physics (2012-today)

Registered students: 18
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreSpecial Election744

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600100169
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Basic knowledge is offered in the technology of semiconductoe devices, which is essential for Electronics, as well as for post-graduate studies in the field of micro-nano electronics.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Semiconductors under thermodynamic conditions: Energy bands, doping of semiconductors, electrons and holes,electrical neutrality of space charge, mobility of carriers and conductivity. Semiconductors under non-equilibrium conditions: Lifetime of majority carriers, diffusion of carriers, continuity equations, applications of the continuity equations. p-n junction: Basic technology of semiconductor devices, p-n junction in equilibrium, junction capacitance, I-V characteristics in forward and reverse mode, experimental I-V characteristics, junction breakdown, applications. metal/semiconductor contacts: Metal work function, Fermi level, Schottky diode in thermodynamic equilibrium, capacitance, I-V characteristics, ohmic contacts. Special semiconductor devices: Rectifiers, solar cells, electroluminescent diodes, Laser diodes.
Keywords
semiconductors, p-n junction, Schottky diode, special semiconductor devices
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1173.9
Exams30.1
Total1204
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
Last Update
31-08-2016