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Understanding Modern Transistors and Diodes

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  • Date Published: March 2010
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  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521514606

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  • Written in a concise, easy-to-read style, this text for senior undergraduate and graduate courses covers all key topics thoroughly. It is also a useful self-study guide for practising engineers who need a complete, up-to-date review of the subject. Key features: • Rigorous theoretical treatment combined with practical detail • A theoretical framework built up systematically from the Schrödinger Wave Equation and the Boltzmann Transport Equation • Covers MOSFETS, HBTs and HJFETS • Uses the PSP model for MOSFETS • Rigorous treatment of device capacitance • Describes the operation of modern, high-performance transistors and diodes • Evaluates the suitability of various transistor types and diodes for specific modern applications • Covers solar cells and LEDs and their potential impact on energy generation and reduction • Includes a chapter on nanotransistors to prepare students and professionals for the future • Provides results of detailed numerical simulations to compare with analytical solutions • End-of-chapter exercises • Online lecture slides for undergraduate and graduate courses2009 IEEE Electron Devices Society Education Award “For contributions to the teaching of semiconductor devices at both the undergraduate and graduate levels"2009 Teaching Award for Excellence in Engineering and Geoscience Education "From the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia."

    • Written in a straightforward, easy-to-read style, combining rigorous theoretical treatment with practical detail
    • Evaluates the suitability of various transistor types and diodes for specific modern applications
    • Includes end-of-chapter exercises to test understanding, and sets of lecture slides for undergraduate and graduate courses are available online
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    • Date Published: March 2010
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521514606
    • length: 354 pages
    • dimensions: 253 x 178 x 19 mm
    • weight: 0.74kg
    • contains: 191 b/w illus. 17 tables 141 exercises
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Energy band basics
    3. Electron and hole concentrations
    4. Thermal equilibrium
    5. Charge transport
    6. np-and Np-junction basics
    7. Solar cells
    8. Light-emitting diodes
    9. HBT basics
    10. MOSFET basics
    11. HJFET basics
    12. Transistor capacitances
    13. Transistors for high-speed logic
    14. Transistors for high frequencies
    15. Transistors for memories
    16. Transistors for high power
    17. Transistors for low noise
    18. Transistors for the future
    Appendix A. Physical constants
    Appendix B. Selected material properties
    Appendix C. N-MOSFET parameters

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    David L. Pulfrey, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    David L. Pulfrey is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada, where he has been since receiving his Ph.D. in 1968 from the University of Manchester, UK. He was the inaugural winner of UBC's Teaching Prize for Engineering (1990), and has received recognition for his research work on a wide range of semiconductor devices by being elected Fellow of the IEEE in 2000, and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering in 2003.

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