THEORY OF SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
Review of solid state physics underlying device mechanisms. Equilibrium and non
equilibrium conditions in a
semiconductor. Carrier transport theory. Physical theory of basic
semiconductor device structures and aspects of design: PN junctions and bipolar transistors,
field effect devices. Current transport relationships for transistors. Charge control theory.
elling of device mechanisms. Performance limitations of transistors.
R F Pierret, ‘Advanced Semiconductor Fundamentals’, Prentice Hall, Pearson Education, 2003, ISBN