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MSE 5862 - Introduction to Electronic Materials

(crosslisted) CHEME 5862  
Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: MATH 1920 . Corequisite: PHYS 2213  or permission of instructor. Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Co-meets with ENGRD 2620 /MSE 2620 .

R.B. van Dover.

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, 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. Students will complete and present a review of a current issues in semiconductor device evolution.

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