ELEC 315

Electronic Materials and Devices

Fundamental aspects of electronic materials such as: semiconductors, metals, dielectrics, piezoelectrics, magnetic materials, and their applications in devices such as diodes, transistors, and transducers.

4 credits

Course Outline

This course presents basic materials science and device engineering concepts required in electrical engineering. Basic concepts such as crystal structures, basic quantum mechanics for electrons in solids, bandgap and semiconductors, metals, dielectrics, and magnetic materials will be covered. Basic operation of PN junctions, transistors, dielectric devices, SAW filters, and other electronic devices is explained and related to material properties.


ONE of
ELEC 211 – Engineering Electromagnetics
ENPH 253

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