Semiconductor Materials: Theory - Devices

Course Information
TitleΗμιαγωγά Υλικά: Θεωρία - Διατάξεις / Semiconductor Materials: Theory - Devices
Code043
FacultyEngineering
SchoolElectrical and Computer Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorGeorgios Litsardakis
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600000992

Programme of Study: Merikī Foítīsī - PPS Īlektrológōn Mīchanikṓn kai Mīchanikṓn Ypologistṓn (2016 - sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
ĪLEKTRIKĪS ENERGEIASElective Courses744
ĪLEKTRONIKĪS KAI YPOLOGISTŌNElective Courses744
TĪLEPIKOINŌNIŌNElective Courses744

Programme of Study: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Registered students: 112
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
ELECTRICAL ENERGYElective Courses744
ELECTRONICS AND COMPUTER ENGINEERINGElective Courses744
TELECOMMUNICATIONSElective Courses744

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600218096
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The course is intended to provide fundamental knowledge on the physical layer of semiconductor materials and devices. By the end of the course, the student -should be familiar with basic concepts of quantum mechanics, crystallography and solid state physics related to semiconductor properties, -should be able to explain the behavior of metal-semiconductor, semiconductor-semiconductor and oxide-semiconductor junctions -should be able to describe the physical functions of basic semiconductor devices (diodes, transistors, etc)
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
Elements of semiconductor theory: Fundamentals. Conductivity of semiconductors. Extrinsic semiconductors. Non-equilibrium conditions. Measurement of semiconductor properties. Principles of semiconductor devices: Fabrication technology. p-n junction, p-n diodes. Bipolar junction transistor. Junction FET. MOS transistor
Keywords
semiconductors, semiconductor materials, semiconductor devices, p-n junction, transistor
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Short videos and java applets execution.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures72
Exams48
Total120
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
"Αρχές Ηλεκτρονικών Υλικών και Διατάξεων", S.O.Kasap, εκδόσεις Παπασωτηρίου. "Εισαγωγή στις Διατάξεις Ημιαγωγών", D.Niemen, εκδόσεις Φούντας "Αγώγιμες ιδιότητες των ηλεκτροτεχνικών υλικών" Σπύρου Νικόλαος, εκδόσεις Τζιόλα
Additional bibliography for study
• Physics of Semiconductor Devices, J.P. Colinge, C.A. Colinge, 2002 • J.Allison : Electronic Engineering Materials and Devices • D.H.Navon: Electronic Materials and Devices • L.Solymar & D.Walsh: Lectures on the Electrical Properties of Materials • R.Colclaser & S.Diehl-Nagl: Materials and Devices • E.S.Yang: Fundamentals of Semiconductor Devices • B.Streetman: Solid State Electronic Devices • A.S.Grove: Physics and Technology of Semiconductor Devices • S.Sze: Physics of Semiconductor Devices
Last Update
26-10-2022