Course Details

ELE612 - Advanced Solid State Electronics

2023-2024 Spring term information
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ELE612 - Advanced Solid State Electronics
Program Theoretýcal hours Practical hours Local credit ECTS credit
MS 3 0 3 8
Obligation : Elective
Prerequisite courses : -
Concurrent courses : -
Delivery modes : Face-to-face
Learning and teaching strategies : Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Project Design/Management
Course objective : The aim of this course is to teach the design, fabrication and effective use of micro and nano scale solid state devices.
Learning outcomes : 1. Knows the materials used in electronics and optoelectronics effectively; 2. Have knowledge about quantum physics and its use in electronics; 3. Can design micro and nanoscale semiconductor devices; 4. Understand the operating mechanisms of different types of diodes and transistors and realize their effective use; 5. Have knowledge to understand and interpret the developments in micro and nanoelectronics industries
Course content : Materials in Electronics; Overview of Quantum Physics; pn and Metal-Semiconductor Junctions; Field Effect Transistors (FET) and Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors (MOSFET); High Electron Mobility Transistors; High Frequency and High Power Transistors; Optoelectronic Devices
References : Streetman B.G. and Banerjee S.K., Solid State Electronics, 7th Ed., Pearson, 2016; Waser. R. Ed.,Nanoelectronics and Information Technology: Advanced Electronics Materials and Novel Devices, 3rd Ed., Wiley-VCH,2012; Sze S.M., Lee M.-K., Semiconductor Devices: Physics and Technology, 3rd Ed, Wiley, 2012
Course Outline Weekly
Weeks Topics
1 Introduction to Micro and Nano Scale Electronics Devices
2 Materials Science in Electronics
3 Semiconductor Manufacturing Technologies
4 Overview of Quantum Physics I: Principles of Probability and Uncertainty
5 Overview of Quantum Physics II: Energy Bands and Charge Carriers
6 P-N and Metal-Semiconductor Junctions
7 Schottky, Tunneling, Varactor and Power Diodes
8 FET, MESFET and MOSFET Transistors
9 Midterm
10 Advanced MOSFET Transistors and Integrated Circuit Applications
11 High Electron Mobility Transitors (HEMT)
12 Bipolar Junction (BJT) and Hetero-Bipolar Junction Transistor (HBT)
13 Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Based Electronic Devices
14 Optoelectronic Devices
15 Final Exam Preparation
16 Final Exam
Assessment Methods
Course activities Number Percentage
Attendance 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Application 0 0
Field activities 0 0
Specific practical training 0 0
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Midterms 1 40
Final exam 1 60
Total 100
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade success 40
Percentage of final exam contributing grade success 60
Total 100
Workload and ECTS Calculation
Course activities Number Duration (hours) Total workload
Course Duration 14 3 42
Laboratory 0 0 0
Application 0 0 0
Specific practical training 0 0 0
Field activities 0 0 0
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, etc.) 14 5 70
Presentation / Seminar Preparation 0 0 0
Project 0 0 0
Homework assignment 0 0 0
Quiz 0 0 0
Midterms (Study duration) 1 18 18
Final Exam (Study duration) 1 20 20
Total workload 30 46 150
Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes
Key learning outcomes Contribution level
1 2 3 4 5
1. Has general and detailed knowledge in certain areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in addition to the required fundamental knowledge.
2. Solves complex engineering problems which require high level of analysis and synthesis skills using theoretical and experimental knowledge in mathematics, sciences and Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
3. Follows and interprets scientific literature and uses them efficiently for the solution of engineering problems.
4. Designs and runs research projects, analyzes and interprets the results.
5. Designs, plans, and manages high level research projects; leads multidiciplinary projects.
6. Produces novel solutions for problems.
7. Can analyze and interpret complex or missing data and use this skill in multidiciplinary projects.
8. Follows technological developments, improves him/herself , easily adapts to new conditions.
9. Is aware of ethical, social and environmental impacts of his/her work.
10. Can present his/her ideas and works in written and oral form effectively; uses English effectively.
1: Lowest, 2: Low, 3: Average, 4: High, 5: Highest
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