2019 Special Topics on Semiconductor Devices and Applications

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Instructor(s)
Wakabayashi Hitoshi  Kakushima Kuniyuki  Miyamoto Yasuyuki  Hatano Mutsuko  Chun-Hsiung Lin  Po-Tsang Huang  Chung-Er Huang  Heng-Tung Hsu  Hans-Joachim Wurfl 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Day/Period(Room No.)
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Group
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Course number
EEE.D452
Credits
3
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2019/5/20
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
English
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Course description and aims

Semiconductor devices are the backbone of many advanced wireless communication systems and have raised a considerable amount of attention in terms of research and development activities. This course introduces the basics of semiconductor devices as well as advanced applications to students taking this course.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of the course, students are able to understand the basic operation of semiconductor devices and to recognize the usage and extending application field of semiconductor devices.

Keywords

semiconductor device, power device, RF device, compound semiconductor, bio chip

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

Lectures are given by experts in the field from overseas to give the students an overall knowledge about the device and applications of semiconductors. The lectures are held at National Chiao Tung University.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Course Regulation Introduction to semiconductor devices with applications
Class 2 III-V Devices for Emerging High Frequency Applications (I) HEMT structure, InAs/InP based devices
Class 3 III-V Devices for Emerging High Frequency Applications (II) Parasitic reduction techniques, parameter extraction and modeling
Class 4 Biomedical Applications for Semiconductor Devices (I) Circular Tumor Cells, isolation methods
Class 5 Biomedical Applications for Semiconductor Devices (II) Liquid Biopsy, micro-fluid
Class 6 3D-IC Design and Implementation Non-ideal effects on Analog circuits, 3D-IC implementation
Class 7 Emerging Memories (I) Introduction to RAMs, history of memories
Class 8 Emerging Memories (II) SRAM, DRAM and non-volatile memory
Class 9 GaN Devices for Power Electronic Applications (I) Introduction for microwave and power electronic applications
Class 10 GaN Devices for Power Electronic Applications (II) Technological implementation for GaN devices
Class 11 GaN Devices for Power Electronic Applications (III) Electrical properties and reliability for GaN devices
Class 12 GaN Devices for Power Electronic Applications (IV) GaN Microwave and THz devices
Class 13 GaN Devices for Power Electronic Applications (V) Power switching devices
Class 14 GaN Devices for Power Electronic Applications (VI) Explorative wide bandgap devices, future topics
Class 15 VLSI Technology (I) Industry overview and Benchmark on Logic LSIs
Class 16 VLSI Technology (II) Advanced Technologies for System LSIs
Class 17 MOS Interfaces and Schottky Interfaces (I) Device scaling, interface state density, high-k gate dielectrics
Class 18 MOS Interfaces and Schottky Interfaces (II) Metal/semiconductor interface, silicidation, ideality factor
Class 19 Power Devices: pn diodes, thyristor, MOSFET, IGBT, WBG (I) Power diodes, power transistors
Class 20 Power Devices: pn diodes, thyristor, MOSFET, IGBT, WBG (II) SiC, diamond devices
Class 21 Semiconductor Fabrication Process Lithography, scaling
Class 22 BJTs and Compound Semiconductor Devices Bipolar transistors, microwave FET

Textbook(s)

none

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Ed. S. Deleonibus, “Integrated Nanodevice and Nanosystem Fabrication - Materials, Techniques, and New Opportunities”, Pan Stanford Publishing, ISBN: 9789814774222

Assessment criteria and methods

Overall grade in the class will be judged by class attendance and attitude (50%) and term-end report submission (50%).

Related courses

  • EEE.C201 : Electric Circuits I
  • EEE.E211 : Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
  • EEE.D211 : Semiconductor Physics

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Electric circuit, Electromagnetism, semiconductor device

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