An Introduction to Semiconductor Devices

Hardcover | January 6, 2005

byDonald Neamen

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An Introduction to Semiconductor Devices by Donald Neamen provides an understanding of the characteristics, operations and limitations of semiconductor devices. In order to provide this understanding, the book brings together the fundamental physics of the semiconductor material and the semiconductor device physics.

This new text provides an accessible and modern presentation of material. Quantum mechanic material is minimal, and the most advanced material is designated with an icon. This modern approach meands that coverage of the MOS transistor preceeds the material on the bipolar transitor, which reflects the dominance of MOS technology in today's world.

Excellent pedagogy is present throughout the book in the form of interesting chapters openers, worked examples, a variety of exercises, key terms, and end of chapter problems.

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An Introduction to Semiconductor Devices by Donald Neamen provides an understanding of the characteristics, operations and limitations of semiconductor devices. In order to provide this understanding, the book brings together the fundamental physics of the semiconductor material and the semiconductor device physics.This new text provi...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:720 pages, 10.8 × 5.6 × 1.26 inPublished:January 6, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0072987561

ISBN - 13:9780072987560

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Crystal Structure of Solids

Chapter 2 Theory of Solids

Chapter 3 The Semiconductor in Equilibrium

Chapter 4 Carrier Transport Phenomena

Chapter 5 The pn Junction

Chapter 6 Fundamentals of the MOS Transistor

Chapter 7 The MOSFET: Additional Concepts

Chapter 8 Nonequilibrium Excess Carriers in Semiconductors

Chapter 9 The pn Junction Diode

Chapter 10 The Bipolar Transistor

Chapter 11 Additional Semiconductor Devices and Device Concepts

Chapter 12 Optical Devices

Appendix A Selected List of Symbols

Appendix B System of Units, Conversion FActors, and General Constants

Appendix C The Periodic Table

Appendix D "Derivation" of Schrodinger's Wave Equation

Appendix E Units of Energy-The Electron-Volt

Appendix F Derivation of Density of States Function

Appendix G Derivation of Shockley-Read-Hall Recombination Rates

Appendix H Answers to Selected Problems