While mastering the fundamental physics of semiconductors and their role in modern technology, you will engage in homework problem sets that challenge you to apply operating principles in derivations and calculations. In addition, you will engage in complex analysis and derivation tasks in consultation with peers to synthesize your theoretical knowledge.
Semiconductor Devices Specialization
Master the Fundamentals of Semiconductors. Analyze the fundamentals of semiconductors and evaluate the performance of electronic devices.
About This Specialization
This Semiconductor Devices specialization is designed to be a deep dive into the fundamentals of the electronic devices that form the backbone of our current integrated circuits technology. You will gain valuable experience in semiconductor physics, pn junctions, metal-semiconductor contacts, bipolar junction transistors, metal-oxide-semiconductor (MOS) devices, and MOS field effect transistors. Specialization Learning Outcomes: *Learn fundamental mechanisms of electrical conduction in semiconductors *Understand operating principles of basic electronic devices including pn junction, metal-semiconductor contact, bipolar junction transistors and field effect transistors *Analyze and evaluate the performance of basic electronic devices *Prepare for further analysis of electronic and photonic devices based on semiconductors
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- Advanced Specialization.
- Designed for those already in the industry.
- Consists of 4 Modules, between 2 and 5 hours of work per module.
About the CourseThis course introduces basic concepts of quantum theory of solids and presents the theory describing the carrier behaviors in semiconductors. The course balances fundamental physics with application to semiconductors and other electronic
Diode - pn Junction and Metal Semiconductor Contact
- 4 weeks of study, 2-5 hours of work per week.
About the CourseThis course presents in-depth discussion and analysis of pn junction and metal-semiconductor contacts including equilibrium behavior, current and capacitance responses under bias, breakdown, non-rectifying behavior, and surface effect
Transistor - Field Effect Transistor and Bipolar Junction Transistor
- 3 weeks of study, 2-5 hours per week.
About the CourseThis course presents in-depth discussion and analysis of metal-oxide-semiconductor field effect transistors (MOSFETs) and bipolar junction transistors (BJTs) including the equilibrium characteristics, modes of operation, switching and current am
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