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Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 
Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGR 252 - Photonic & Power Solid State Devices

3 cr.

(Prerequisites: PHYS 141/141L , MATH 221 )

The crystalline state of matter, band theory of semiconductors, semiconductor statistics, carrier drift and diffusion, impurities in semiconductors, electron generation-recombination processes, p-n junctions, optical absorption and optical devices; solar cells, photodectors, light emitting diodes, laser diodes, solid state lasers, power diodes, power MOSFET’s, Thyristors.  Three hours lecture.