ELEC 3908       Fall & Winter


Physical Electronics


Fundamentals of device physics and operation of the pn junction, bipolar transistor and MOSFET. Basic integrated circuit processing and application to diodes, BJTs and MOSFETs. Correlation between processing, structure, operation and modeling. Consideration of parasitic and small-geometry effects, reliability and process variation.


Prerequisites: ELEC 2507.


Lectures three hours a week, laboratory and problem analysis three hours a week.


ELEC 4704       Fall


Nanoscale Technology and Devices


Engineering at the nanoscale. Quantum confinement and the effect of scale. Analysis tools: microscopy, spectroscopy. Fabrication: thin films, nanoparticles, nanotubes, graphene, organics. Structures and properties: quantum wells, nanocrystals, nanostructuring. Applications and devices: electronics, optoelectronics, photonics.


Lectures three hours a week,


Prerequisites: ELEC 3908.


Lectures three hours a week, problem analysis three hours alternating weeks.