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module properties Semiconductor devices 1 in degree program Bachelor Technische Physik 2013
module number1395
examination number2100015
departmentDepartment of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
ID of group 2143 (Micro- and Nanoelectronic Systems)
module leaderProf. Dr. Martin Ziegler
term winter term only
credit points4
on-campus program (h)45
self-study (h)75
obligationobligatory module
examwritten examination performance, 90 minutes
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alternative examination performance due to COVID-19 regulations incl. technical requirements
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maximum number of participants
previous knowledge and experience

Principles of electronics and electrical engineering

learning outcome

Student are able to understand the mode of operation and to analyze bipolar devices.



- Physics and properties of semiconductors (carrier concentrations, basic equations, generation and recombination)

- Metal-semiconductor contacts

- pn-junctions (current-voltage characteristics, small-signal model)

- bipolar transistors, thyristors, DIAC, TRIAC

- related applications 

media of instruction and technical requirements for education and examination in case of online participation

Power Point

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 Device Physics, John Wiley & Sons Inc, 1997

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