Semiconductor Devices and Circuits

Semiconductor Devices and Circuits. Instructor: Prof. Sanjiv Sambandan, Department of Instrumentation and Applied Physics, IISc Bangalore. This course is intended to equip any students interested in electronic materials and devices with the fundamentals of semiconductor devices. The materials covered in the course begins with fundamentals and accelerates to advanced topics in semiconductor physics. The course connects circuit performance to material and device behavior. At the end of the course, the students would learn to: 1.) Learn the important concepts related to semiconductor technology. 2.) Perform the analysis and design of semiconductor devices (electrostatics and current-voltage characteristics) from fundamental principles. 3.) Learn how to extract device parameters by suitable experiments. 4.) Engineer and innovate on device design and even construct new devices intended for special applications in circuits. There is special emphasis placed on this aspect. 5.) Learn the fundamentals of circuit design and observe how device properties and device design impact circuit behaviour (eg. dc and ac response, noise). 6.) Extend the concepts and analysis to advanced topics such as: devices based on disordered semiconductors (eg. organic semiconductors, amorphous metal oxides), flexible and printed electronics, etc. (from

Lecture 50 - Circuits: Frequency Response, Noise

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Excursion in Quantum Mechanics
Lecture 01 - Quantum Mechanics: Concept of Wave Particle, Schrodinger Equation
Lecture 02 - Quantum Mechanics: Particle in a Box
Lecture 03 - Quantum Mechanics: Particle in a Box (cont.), Harmonic Oscillator
Excursion in Solid State Physics
Lecture 04 - Solids: Formation of Bands, Kronig-Penney Model
Lecture 05 - Solids: Kronig-Penney Model (cont.)
Lecture 06 - Solids: Electrons and Holes
Lecture 07 - Solids: Electrons and Holes (cont.)
Lecture 08 - Solids: Crystals
Density of States, Fermi Function and Doping
Lecture 09 - Density of States
Lecture 10 - Density of States (cont.), Fermi Function
Lecture 11 - Carrier Concentration
Lecture 12 - Doping
Lecture 13 - Doping (cont.)
Recombination-Generation, Charge Transport and Continuity Equation
Lecture 14 - Recombination and Generation
Lecture 15 - Recombination and Generation (cont.)
Lecture 16 - Recombination and Generation (cont.), Charge Transport
Lecture 17 - Charge Transport (cont.)
Lecture 18 - Continuity Equation
Metal-Semiconductor Junctions
Lecture 19 - Junctions
Lecture 20 - Metal Semiconductor: Junctions
Lecture 21 - Schottky Contact: Electrostatics
Lecture 22 - Schottky Contact: Current-Voltage (IV) Characteristics
Lecture 23 - Schottky Contact: IV Characteristics (cont.)
Lecture 24 - Schottky Contact: Small Signal Impedance
P-N Junctions
Lecture 25 - P-N Junctions: Electrostatics
Lecture 26 - P-N Junctions: IV Characteristics
Lecture 27 - P-N Junctions: Small Signal Impedance
Lecture 28 - P-N Junctions: Non-Idealities
Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJTs)
Lecture 29 - Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJTs)
Lecture 30 - BJTs: IV Characteristics
Lecture 31 - BJTs: Non-Idealities and Equivalent Circuit Modeling
Metal Oxide Semiconductor Capacitor (MOSCAP) and CV Characteristics
Lecture 32 - Metal Oxide Semiconductor Capacitor (MOSCAP)
Lecture 33 - MOSCAP (cont.)
Lecture 34 - MOSCAP: Capacitor-Voltage (CV) Characteristics
Lecture 35 - MOSCAP: CV Characteristics (cont.)
Metal-Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor (MOSFET)
Lecture 36 - MOSFET: Introduction
Lecture 37 - MOSFET: IV Characteristics
Lecture 38 - MOSFET: IV Characteristics (cont.)
Lecture 39 - MOSFET: IV Characteristics (cont.)
Lecture 40 - Subthreshold Swing, Additional Concepts
Lecture 41 - Trapped Charge, Body-bias
Lecture 42 - Scaling of MOSFETs
Lecture 43 - Scaling of MOSFETs (cont.), Leakage Currents in MOSFETs
Lecture 44 - MOSFET Characterization: Parameter Extraction
Lecture 45 - MOSFET Characterization: Trapped Charges, Contact Resistance
Lecture 46 - MOSFET as a Switch
Lecture 47 - MOSFET as a Switch (cont.)
Lecture 48 - Amplifiers using MOSFET
Lecture 49 - Amplifiers using MOSFET (cont.)
Lecture 50 - Circuits: Frequency Response, Noise
Thin Film Transistors (TFTs)
Lecture 51 - Introduction: Amorphous Semiconductors
Lecture 52 - Thin Film Transistors
Lecture 53 - Tutorial Session 1
Lecture 54 - Tutorial Session 2
Lecture 55 - Tutorial Session 3