Catalog Description: Overview of electronic properties of semiconductor. Metal-semiconductor contacts, pn junctions, bipolar transistors, and MOS field-effect transistors. Properties that are significant to device operation for integrated circuits. Silicon device fabrication technology.

Units: 4

Prerequisites: EECS 16A and EECS 16B.

Credit Restrictions: Students will receive no credit for El Eng 130 after taking El Eng 230A.

Formats:
Fall: 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion per week
Spring: 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion per week

Grading basis: letter

Final exam status: Written final exam conducted during the scheduled final exam period


Class Schedule (Spring 2024):
EE 130/230A – TuTh 15:30-16:59, Cory 540AB – Sayeef Salahuddin

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Department Notes:

Course objectives: This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the electronic properties of semiconductors, technology, the theories and practices of the most important electronic devices, and their impacts on the performance of integrated circuits. Lectures and homework exercises and design project emphasize the ability to formulate problems, problem solving skills and make device design tradeoffs.

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