Physics of semiconductor materials and devices
20 lectures since 9th January 2024
Semiconductor devices are essential building blocks in modern electronics and have enabled the development of integrated circuits, microprocessors, and countless electronic systems that are an integral part of our daily lives. Their unique properties, such as the ability to amplify and control electrical signals, make them indispensable in a wide range of applications across various industries. Semiconductor physics provides the foundation for the design and optimization of semiconductor devices and integrated circuits used in electronic technology. It continues to be a dynamic field of study, driving innovations in electronics, telecommunications, renewable energy, and more.
The lecture course provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamental principles and applications of semiconductor materials and devices in the field of physics and electronics. This course delves into the underlying physics that govern the behaviour of semiconductors and how they are utilized in various electronic components and devices. Throughout the course, students gain a deep understanding of the physical principles governing semiconductor behaviour and the practical applications of semiconductors in electronic devices. They also become familiar with the latest advancements and trends in semiconductor technology, preparing them for careers in semiconductor physics, electronics, and related fields.