ELE 541 / MSE 510
Science and technology of the materials used in electronics. A new group of materials, processes and application is emphasized each year. Recent topics have included amorphous and polycrystalline silicon, thin film processes and vacuum techniques, materials for displays, and defects in semiconductors. The Fall 2006 course will cover materials and processes for large-area electronics (macroelectronics).
Sample reading list:
Articles typically from the Journal of, Applied Physics or Applied Physics Letters
Safa O. Kasap, Principles of Electronic Materials and Devices
R. A. Street, Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon
R. A. Street, ed.,, Technology and Applications of Amorphous Silicon
G. P. Crawford, Flexible Flat Panel Displays
D. R. Gamota et al., eds.,, Printed Organic and Molecular Electronics
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Prerequisite: a course in solid-state or semiconductor physics, or in solid-state chemistry.
Course time will be adjusted to students' schedules. Grades will be given based on weekly quizzes, one to three presentations, and a final exam. Prerequisite: a course in solid-state or semiconductor physics, or in solid-state chemistry.
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