Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ELEC 261 - ELECTRONIC MATERIALS

Long Title: ELECTRONIC MATERIALS AND DEVICES
Department: Electrical & Computer Eng.
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): (MATH 102 OR MATH 106) AND (PHYS 102 OR PHYS 112)
Description: Modern technology would not exist without devices such as transistors, LEDs and solar cells. This course introduces the physics of materials that enable these devices. An overview of fundamental topics in physical electronics including a semiclassical approach to the electrical properties of materials, introduction to quantum mechanics, electronic band structure and device operation will be covered.