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MSE 2620 - Electronic Materials for the Information Age

(crosslisted) ENGRD 2620  
Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: MATH 1920  and PHYS 2213 , or permission of instructor.

R.B. van Dover, J. Cha.

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. Semiweekly labs provide hands-on experience characterizing electronic materials and devices.

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