EE 360: Introduction to Semiconductor Devices


General Information

Instructor: Prof. J. Todd Hastings
Office hours: Tuesdays and Fridays 1pm-2pm, ASTeCC 352
TA: Lei Han, Office Hours: Wednesdays 10am-12pm, ASTeCC 349
Time and Place: Lecture: 3:30pm – 4:45pm, TTh, RGAN 202

Syllabus (PDF) (HTML)

 

 

 


Course Schedule and Class Notes
Date
Topic
Notes
Sections in Hu
8/29/2013 Introduction and Semiconductor Materials
(PPT)(PDF)
1.1, 1.2
9/3/2013 Semiconductor Models, Carrier Distibutions
(PPT)(PDF)
1.3-1.6
9/5/2013 Carrier Concentrations and the Fermi Level
(PPT)(PDF)
1.7-1.11
9/10/2013 Carrier Motion
(PPT)(PDF)
2.1-2.5
9/13/2013 Carrier motion continued    
9/17/2013 Carrier Recombination and Generation
(PPT)(PDF)
2.6-2.9
9/19/2013 Device Fabrication
(PPT)(PDF)
3.0-3.10
9/24/2013 PN Junction Diodes - Intro and electrostatics
(PPT)(PDF)
4.1-4.3
9/26/2013 Exam Review (PPT)(PDF)
1.1-3.10
10/1/2013 Exam 1
10/3/2013 PN Junction Diodes - Intro and electrostatics (continued)    
10/8/2013 PN Junction Diodes - CV, Breakdown, IV Characteristics
4.4-4.9
10/10/2013 PN Junction Diodes - Nonidealities and Small signal model
(PPT)(PDF)
4.9 - 4.11
10/15/2013 PN Junction Diodes - PN Junction Applications
(PPT)(PDF)
4.12-4.15
10/17/2013 continued    
10/22/2013 Schottky Diodes and Ohmic Contacts
(PPT)(PDF)
4.19-4.21
10/24/2013 MOS Capactior
(PPT)(PDF)
5.1-5.6
10/29/2013 MOS Capactior Nonidealities and Applications
(PPT)(PDF)
5.7-5.11
10/31/2013 Exam 2 Review (PPT)(PDF) 4.1-5.11
11/5/2013 Exam 2
 
11/7/2013 class does not meet    
11/12/2013 MOS Transistor (MOSFET) - Intro and Basic IV
see 10/29
6.1-6.6
11/14/2013 MOS Transistor (MOSFET) - Details and Small Signal
(PPT)(PDF)
6.7-6.9
11/19/2013 continued    
11/21/2013 MOS Transistor (MOSFET) - Modern Devices (PPT)(PDF) 7.1-7.12
11/26/2013 Bipolar Transistors - Intro and Currents
(PPT)(PDF)
8.1-8.4
11/28/2013 Class does not meet    
12/3/2013 Bipolar Transistors - Nonidealities and models
(PPT)(PDF)
8.5-8.8
12/5/2013 Bipolar Transistors - Dynamic Response
(PPT)(PDF)
8.9-8.12
12/10/2013 Bipolar Transistors Review    
12/12/2013 Overall Review (PPT)(PDF) 1.1-8.12
12/19/2013 Final Exam - 3:30pm, 323 RMB    

Homework
Homework Set #1 - Due 09/05/13 Homework Set #1 Solutions
Homework Set #2 - Due 09/12/13 Homework Set #2 Solutions
Homework Set #3 - Due 09/19/13 Homework Set #3 Solutions
Homework Set #4 - Due 09/26/13 Homework Set #4 Solutions
Homework Set #5 - Due 10/10/13 Homework Set #5 Solutions
Homework Set #6 - Due 10/17/13 Homework Set #6 Solutions
Homework Set #7 - Due 10/24/13 Homework Set #7 Solutions
Homework Set #8 - Due 10/31/13 Homework Set #8 Solutions
Homework Set #9 - Due 11/21/13 Homework Set #9 Solutions
Homework Set #10 - Due 12/05/13 Homework Set #10 Solutions

 

  1. Welcome to EE360!
  2. If you are not yet registered for the class, please email me your name and email address to add to the class email list.
  3. Here is the MATLAB code for HW2: hw2_p3.m
  4. Here are previous versions of Exam 1:
    EE360 - Exam 1 - 2011 - Solutions.pdf
    EE360 - Exam 1 - 2012 Equation Sheet.pdf
    EE360 - Exam 1 - 2012 Solutions.pdf
  5. Here are the solutions to this year's first exam: EE360 - Exam 1 - 2013 Solutions.pdf
  6. Here are the previous versions of Exam 2:
    EE360 - Exam 2 - 2011 - Solutions.pdf
    EE360 - Exam 2 - 2012 Equation Sheet.pdf
    EE360 - Exam 2 - 2012 Solutions.pdf
  7. Here are the solutions to this year's second exam: EE360 - Exam 2 - 2013 Solutions.pdf
  8. Here are the variables for Problem 6 on HW 10 in matlab: hw10_p6.m
  9. Here is Kyle Dippery's Intro to MATLAB: Dippery - Life the Universe and MATLAB.pdf
  10. Here are some sample MOSFET and BJT questions from a previous final exam:
    Example MOSFET and BJT Exam Questions.pdf

    Example MOSFET and BJT Exam Questions Solutions.pdf
  11. Here is the equation sheet and physical constants for the final:
    Final Exam Equation Sheet - EE360 - Fall 2013.pdf

 


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