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Fall 2018-2019
* ELE 308 (STL)   No Audit

Electronic and Photonic Devices

James C. Sturm

Introduction to semiconductor devices centered around modern devices and technologies. Explores the physical basis of complex technologies from the perspective of solid state physics, electricity and magnetism, statistical mechanics, and quantum mechanics. Applications to be discussed include lighting, displays, computing, energy harvesting, sensing and imaging. Laboratory: fundamentals of micro- and nano-fabrication, fabrication of integrated circuits and optoelectronic devices.

Sample reading list:
Hu, Chenming, Modern Semiconductor Devices for Integrated Circuits
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly homework, 2-4 laboratory reports over the term.

Mid Term Exam - 20%
Final Exam - 30%
Lab Reports - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
Problem set(s) - 20%

Other Requirements:
Course is required for concentrators

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
MAT 103-104 and PHY 103-104. Contact instructor for questions. Pass/Fail not available to ELE majors..

Equivalent Courses:
ELE 308, ELE 208A are considered equivalent courses and cannot be taken multiple times for credit.

Other information:
Free online textbook:


Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22322 L01 09:30:00 am - 10:50:00 am M W   Friend Center   004   Enrolled:28 Limit:55
22323 B01 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm M        Enrolled:11 Limit:11 Closed
22324 B02 07:30:00 pm - 10:20:00 pm M        Enrolled:10 Limit:12
22326 B03 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm T        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
22325 B04 07:30:00 pm - 10:20:00 pm T        Enrolled:7 Limit:11