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ECSE 6220 - Physical Foundations of Solid-State Devices


Physical foundations underlying the operation of modern electronic and photonic solid-state devices. Quantum mechanical foundations are emphasized, including the postulates of quantum mechanics, wave-particle duality, uncertainty relation, the Kronig-Penney model, and perturbation theory. In addition, the course covers areas such as semiconductor statistics, doping, heterostructures, transport, and tunneling.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites ECSE 2210 or equivalent.

When Offered: Fall term annually.



Credit Hours: 3



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