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Solid-State Devices

ECE60600

Fall 2017

Days/Time: TTh / 12:00-1:15 pm
Credit Hours: 3

Learning Objective:
To provide an understanding of the semiconductor devices that are in general use today and the basic tools necessary to learn about new devices

Description:
A relatively broad, moderate depth coverage of semiconductor devices and related topics; semiconductor fundamentals required in the operational analysis of solid state devices; the devices then treated are the pn junction diode, the bipolar junction transistor, and the metal-oxide-semiconductor capacitor and field effect transistor.

Topics Covered:
: Relatively broad, moderate depth coverage of semiconductor devices and related topics; Semiconductor fundamentals required in the operational analysis of solid state devices; PN junction diode; Bipolar junction transistor; Metal-oxide-semiconductor capacitor; Field effect transistor.

Prerequisites:
Classical physics, electrostatics, modern physics, transistor and diode IV characteristics.

Applied/Theory: 30/70

Web Address:
https://mycourses.purdue.edu/

Homework:
Approximately 12 problem sets during the semester. These will not be graded, but will be credited for submission.

Projects:
None.

Exams:
Five midterm exams and 1 final exam.

Textbooks:
Official textbook information is now listed in the Schedule of Classes. NOTE: Textbook information is subject to be changed at any time at the discretion of the faculty member. If you have questions or concerns please contact the academic department.
Tentative--Required--R. F. Pierret, "Advanced Semiconductor Fundamentals," Addison-Wesley, 2nd, ISBN:978013061792
Semiconductor Fundamentals, 2nd edition, Robert Pierret, Addison Wesley, ISBN: 9780201543933

Computer Requirements:
ProEd minimum computer requirements.

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Other Requirements:
None.

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CURRENT INSTRUCTOR(S)

Muhammad A. Alam

Phone
765-494-5988

Email
alam@purdue.edu

Office
Purdue University
Electrical Engineering Bldg
465 Northwestern Ave
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2035

Fax
765-494-6441

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