Technische Universität Ilmenau

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

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module properties GL d. Mikro- u.Nanoele 2 in major Diplom Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik 2017
module number101854
examination number2100590
departmentDepartment of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
ID of group 2143 (Micro- and nanoelectronic Systems Group)
module leaderProf. Dr. Martin Ziegler
term Wintersemester
credit points5
on-campus program (h)45
self-study (h)105
examwritten examination performance, 90 minutes
details of the certificate
maximum number of participants
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