Advanced semiconductor devices

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
LEVEL
Master
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
3
PERIOD
04/09/2023 to 22/01/2024

Course Description

The course introduces the hardware building blocks of modern information technologies from traditional semiconductor architectures to the the most up-to-date concepts, technologies and devices. Topics: History of semiconductor devices and semiconductor industry. Advanced silicon technologies from crystal growth to micromachining and nanofabrication techniques. Si devices from traditional MOS FETs to trigate transistors or CCD sensors. Memory devices (SRAM, DRAM, flash). Si solar cells. Compound semiconductors, band engineering, two dimensional electron gas systems, quantum wells, light emitting and laser diodes, high electron mobility transistors, GaN technology. Organic semiconductors: polymer solar cells, OLEDs, printed electronics. Perovskite solar cells. Sensors and actuators: MEMS, physical, chemical, biological sensors, actuators, robotic applications, biointerfaces, artificial skin and nose. Novel device platforms: spintronic devices and resistive switching memories. Novel computing architectures: brain inspired computing, in memory computing, hardware implementation of artificial neural networks.

Subject area

Materials
Physics

Time format

weekly

Educational-info

Duration

28 h / 14 weeks

ECTS

3

Validation mode

Written examination

Maximum number of students

5

Organizer

Partner

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Faculty

Faculty of Natural Sciences

Department

Department of Physics

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