ENG-SCI 173. Introduction to Electronic and Photonic Devices

This course will focus on physical principles underlying semiconductor devices: electrons and holes in semiconductors , energies and bandgaps, transport properties of electrons and holes, p-n junctions, transistors, light emitting diodes, lasers, solar cells and thermoelectric devices.

Note: This course will include a few short laboratory sessions.

Requirement: Applied Physics 50a and b, Physics 15a and b, Physical Sciences 12a and b, or equivalent (mechanics; electromagnetism); undergraduate level quantum mechanics highly useful, but not required.


Evelyn Hu





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