Advanced Micro and Nano Electronic Devices

Course Description

Modern high-speed electron devices. Technology of silicon and silicon-germanium bipolar transistors. Bipolar transistors characteristics. Compound high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs), technology and characteristics. Compound heterojunction bipolar transistors (HBTs). Modern display technologies. Thin-film transistors, technology and characteristics. Principles, structure and characteristics of Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs). Structure and characteristics of Plasma Displays. Structure and characteristics of Organic LED Displays (OLEDs). Principles and technology of solid-state light sources. Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs). LED lighting. Semiconductor Lasers. Overview of semiconductor photodetectors. Pin diodes, avalanche photodiodes, phototransistors. Technologies and characteristics of solar cells. Characteristics of integrated power devices. Laterally diffused MOS, power MOS, bipolar transistors, HBTs, HEMTs. Thyristors. Insulated-gate bipolar transistor (IGBT).

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain the operating principles of ultra high-speed electron devices
  2. Interpret the electrical characteristics of ultra high-speed electron devices
  3. Explain the operating principles of optoelectronic and photonic devices
  4. Interpret the electrical characteristics of optoelectronic and photonic devices
  5. Explain the operating principles of high-power electron devices
  6. Interpret the electrical characteristics of high-power electron devices
  7. Distinguish the structure and electrical characteristics of flat-panel displays

Forms of Teaching

Lectures

Lectures

Exercises

Tutorials

Laboratory

Laboratory

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Bipolar transistors technology (Si, SiGe, HBTs)
  2. Bipolar transistors technology (Si, SiGe, HBTs)
  3. Bipolar transistors characteristics
  4. III-V HEMTs and HBTs
  5. Thin-film transistors, technology and characteristics, Structure and characteristics of Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs)
  6. Structure and characteristics of Plasma Displays, Structure and characteristics of Organic LED Displays (OLEDs)
  7. Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)
  8. Midterm exam
  9. Semiconductor Lasers
  10. Photodetectors (pin, avalanche photodiodes, phototransistors), Solar Cells
  11. Integrated power devices (LDMOS, power MOS, bipolar transistors, HBTs, HEMTs)
  12. Integrated power devices (LDMOS, power MOS, bipolar transistors, HBTs, HEMTs)
  13. Thyristors
  14. Insulated-gate bipolar transistor (IGBT)
  15. Final exam

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Literature

Joachim N. Burghartz (2013.), Guide to State-of-the-Art Electron Devices, John Wiley & Sons
Yuan Taur, Tak H. Ning (2013.), Fundamentals of Modern VLSI Devices, Cambridge University Press
(.), P. Biljanović. Poluvodički elektronički elementi. Školska knjiga,
S. N. Sze (1990.), High-Speed Semiconductor Devices, Wiley-Interscience

For students

General

ID 222503
  Winter semester
5 ECTS
L3 English Level
L1 e-Learning
45 Lectures
8 Exercises
4 Laboratory exercises

Grading System

87 Excellent
75 Very Good
62 Good
50 Acceptable