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GL d. Mikro- u.Nanoele 2 - Modultafeln of TU Ilmenau

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subject properties subject number 101854 - common information
subject number101854
departmentDepartment of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
ID of group2143 (Micro- and nanoelectronic Systems Group)
subject leaderProf. Dr. Martin Ziegler
term Wintersemester
previous knowledge and experience

Fundamentals of electronics, Fundamentals of electrical engineering

learning outcome

Students will be able to understand and analyze the principles of bipolar semiconductor devices so that they can compare various advantages and disadvantages of bipolar devices.


- Physical principles of semiconductors (carrier densities, basic drift-diffusion-semiconductor equations, generation and recombination mechanisms)

- Metal-semiconductor contact (types, current flow mechanisms, small-signal and switching behavior)

- bipolar transistor (stationary behavior, cut-off frequencies) 

media of instruction
literature / references

Simon M. Sze: Physics of Semiconductor Devices, John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2006;

Michael Shur: Physics of Semiconductor Devices, Prentice Hall 1991;

Simon M. Sze: Modern Semiconductor Devices, John Wiley & Sons Inc, 1997

evaluation of teaching
Details in major Diplom Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik 2017
subject nameGL d. Mikro- u.Nanoele 2
examination number2100590
credit points5
on-campus program (h)45
self-study (h)105
examwritten examination performance, 90 minutes
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