Spring semester period 3
1. will be able to explain physical phenomena in semiconductor materials and junctions; describe main types and characteristics of semiconductor diodes and transistors
2. will be able to explain physical principles of operation and to estimate ideal characteristics of the devices
Junctions. Semiconductor diodes and lasers. Bipolar junction transistors. Field effect transistors. Switching devices.
Will be notified in the beginning of lectures.
Second year electrical engineering students
521104P Introduction to materials physics.
The course is an independent entity and does not require additional studies carried out at the same time.
Lecture notes (in Finnish). Book: Streetman, B.: Solid state electronic devices, Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 2000 (chapters 5 - 8, 11).
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The course utilizes a numerical grading scale 1-5. In the numerical scale zero stands for a fail.