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This is the syllabus of 42 hours lecture Course EC1410A[3-0-3]. There are 3 hours lecture and 3 hours Laboratory class per week for 14 weeks in one semester.

Syllabus_ec1410a_solid state physics and devices in nano technology era.[3-0-3] total lectures 42.

  1. History of development of Electron Devices from Vacuum Tube Technology to Solid State Technology to NanoTechnology Era- the Harbinger of The Third Wave of Civilization.[2 Lectures]
  2. Semiconductor Physics,Carrier Modelling and Carrier Action:Fermi-Dirac Distribution of Fermions, Intrinsic Semiconductor,Extrinsic Semicnductor, Intrinsic Carrier Concentration, Thermal Equilibrium values of Majority and Minority Carrier Concentration, Law of Mass Action, Compensation, Space Charge Neutrality, Recombination:Shockley-Hall Read Recombination and Auger Recombination, Life-Time of excess minority carriers, mobility, electric drift current, diffusion current, continuity equation in steady state condition. [6 Lectures]
  3. Classical diodes- Derivation of Ideal Diode Equation/Shockley Equation, Real Diode Equation ,Ideality Factor, temperature dependence of reverse leakage current, temperature dependence of forward bias voltage, Avalanche Breakdown, Zener Breakdown, Backward diode, Tunnel Diode, Varactor Diode, Schottky Diode,difference between rectifying contact and ohmic contact, Junction Capacitance, Diffusion Capaitance, Incremental Circuit Model of a Diode(low frequency and high frequency), Switching Characteristics of a Diode. [6 Lectures]
  4. Fabrication of Integrated Circuit Vertical NPN transistor,Physics of Operation of BJT: emitter injection efficiency, base transport factor, multiplication factor, base transit time, short circuit forward current transfer ratio (α F and α f ), short-circuit forward current gain (β F and β f ) ,transit frequency (ω T ), Incremental Circuit Model of CB BJT (T-Model at low and high frequenies), Incremental Circuit Model of CE BJT(Universal Hybrid-π Model at low and high frequencies). Output Characteristics of CB BJT, Outpt Characteristics of CE BJT(Forward Active Mode, Inverse Active Mode, Saturation Mode, Cut-off Mode), Switching Transient of RTL inverter circuit. [6 Lectures]
  5. Fabrication of Integrated Circuit n channel JFET(Junction Field Effect Transistor), Physics of Operation nJFET:Ohmic or Triode Region of operation, Saturation or Pentode Region of Operation, Transfer Characteistics, Output Characteristics(Depletion Type Device or Normally-On device), Symbol of nJFET and pJFET, incremental model of CS nJFET (at low and high frequencies) [6 Lectures]
  6. Fabrication of Integrated Circuit n channel MOSFET(Metal-Oxide-Field Effect Transistor), Physics of Operation nMOS:Ohmic or Triode Region of operation, Saturation or Pentode Region of Operation, Transfer Characteistics, Output Characteristics, Symbol of NMOSFET , PMOSFET and CMOS, incremental model of CS NMOSFET (at low and high frequencies), Transfer and Output Charateristics of NMOS(E)_enhancement type and NMOS(D)_depletion type.

[6 Lectures]

  1. Photonics- direct and indirect bandgap semiconductor, Element and Compound Semiconductor, Band-Gap Engineering, Homo and HeteroJunction Diode, Homo and HetroJunction BJT, Fabrication and Physics of Operation of Photo-Diode, Fabrication and Physics of Operation of LightEmittingDiode(LED), BandGap Engineering of LED to obtain different coloured LED, Fabrication and Physics of Operation of LASER-Diode. [8 Lectures]
  2. Basic Structure of CHARGE COUPLED DEVICES(CCD) and its application as a CCD Camera in Space Applications. [2 Lectures]

Questions & Answers

Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
?
Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
research.net
kanaga
sciencedirect big data base
Ernesto
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
hi
Loga
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
Bharti
Berger describes sociologists as concerned with
Mueller Reply
what is hormones?
Wellington
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