50 Years In The Semiconductor Underground by David K. Ferry50 Years In The Semiconductor Underground by David K. Ferry

50 Years In The Semiconductor Underground

byDavid K. FerryEditorDavid K. Ferry

Hardcover | May 27, 2015

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This book was derived from a talk that the author gave at the International Conference on Advanced Nanodevices and Nanotechnology in Hawaii. The book isaboutscience and engineering, but is notonscience and engineering. It is not a textbook which develops the understanding of a small part of the field, but a book about random encounters and about the strengths and the foibles of living as a physicist and engineer for half a century. It presents the author's personal views on science, engineering, and life and is illustrated by a number of lively stories about various events, some of which shaped his life. Written in a style that is at once lucid and engaging, this is an outstanding work that weaves the many threads of science into a rich tapestry.

David K. Ferryis Regents' Professor in the School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering at Arizona State University. He is also graduate faculty in the Department of Physics and the Materials Science and Engineering program at ASU, as well as a visiting professor at Chiba University in Japan. He came to ASU in 1983 following ...
Title:50 Years In The Semiconductor UndergroundFormat:HardcoverDimensions:174 pages, 9.1 × 6.3 × 0.7 inPublished:May 27, 2015Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9814613347

ISBN - 13:9789814613347

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Table of Contents

In the Beginning. Threads of Science. The Rise of the Chip. Challenging Physics. Some Views of Science. Science and Life May Be Fickle. The Light Side of Science. Arrogance and Ignorance. How Big Is an Electron.

Editorial Reviews

"Professor Ferry combines, in a masterful way, topics that have represented the leading edge of semiconductor science and engineering. His discussions of engineering questions, as seen from the different viewpoints of Bohr and Einstein respectively, are amusing and will resonate with anyone who is getting tired of hearing that no one can understand quantum mechanics. A must read for the engineering student who is also a science fan." ¿Prof. Karl Hess, Author of Einstein Was Right!