Courses of Study 2013-2014 
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Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGRD 2620 - Electronic Materials for the Information Age

(also MSE 2620 )
Spring. 3 credits.

Prerequisite: MATH 1920 . Corequisite: PHYS 2213  or permission of instructor.

M. Thompson.

Examines the electrical and optical properties of materials. Topics include the mechanism of electrical conduction in metals, semiconductors and insulators; tuning of electrical properties in semiconductors, charge transport across metal/semiconductor and semiconductor/semiconductor junctions, and the interaction of materials with light; semiconductor electronic devices; and the materials science of device fabrication. Applications in microelectronics, solar cells, electronics, and display technologies are discussed.

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