35 - Solid State Devices(Syllabus only), Spring Term
Solid State Devices
Professor Yoichi AKASAKA
Prof. Akasaka retired in March, 2006
Course Structure: 1 time a week, 90 min.
The purpose of this lecture is to give an introduction of solid state devices.
Firstly, basic properties of electronic materials and electron and hole behaviors in semiconductors are explained as the fundamental knowledge. Then the lecture gives operation principles, characteristics and applications of various important electronic and photonic devices such as diodes, transistors, integrated circuits, light emitting diodes, semiconductor lasers, sensors, solar cells and memory devices, and moreover, advances to recent device development in computer, display, fast communication systems, etc.