جامعة الملك عبدالعزيز

KING ABDULAZIZ UNIVERSITY

physics department

PHYS 472

 

 

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Course No.

Course Title

No. of Units

Pre-requisites

Th.

Pr.

Credit

PHYS 472

Semiconductor Physics

2

-

2

PHYS 312, PHYS 471

 

Objectives of the course :

To introduce the basics of semiconductor materials both in bulk and in thin film forms.

 

Course Description :

This course which will be an introduction to the Physics of semiconductors and is designed to give the students an understanding of the technology and applications of semiconductor devices. It will cover the following topics: Energy bands, carrier concentration, carrier transport phenomena, p-n junction, bipolar and other devices .

 

Main text books :

Introduction to Solid State Physics by: C.Kittel 5th ed. Wilesy, John & Sons Inc .

 

Subsidiary books :

Physics of Semiconductor Devices by: S. M. Sze. (1978) .

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