16.474 Principles Of Solid State Devices

Principles Of Solid State Devices

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 3242
Status Active

Principles of Solid State Devices: Crystal properties and growth of semi-conductors, atoms and electrons, Bohr's model, quantum mechanics, bonding forces and energy bands in solids, charge carriers in semiconductors, drift of carriers in electric and magnetic fields, carrier lifetime and photoconductivity, junctions, forward and reverse bias, reverse bias breakdown (Zener effect), tunnel diodes, photodiodes, LED, bipolar junction transistors, field effect transistors. A design project is included in the course.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 16.365 Electronics I.