PH8253 - PHYSICS FOR ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

PH8253 - PHYSICS FOR ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

PH8253

PHYSICS FOR ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

 LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVES:
• To understand the essential principles of Physics of semiconductor device and Electron transport properties. Become proficient in magnetic, dielectric and optical properties of materials and nano devices.

UNIT I

ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS

9

Classical free electron theory - Expression for electrical conductivity – Thermal conductivity, expression - Wiedemann-Franz law – Success and failures - electrons in metals – Particle in a three dimensional box – degenerate states – Fermi- Dirac statistics – Density of energy states – Electron in periodic potential: Bloch thorem – metals and insulators - Energy bands in solids– tight binding approximation - Electron effective mass – concept of hole.

UNIT II

SEMICONDUCTOR PHYSICS

9

Intrinsic Semiconductors – Energy band diagram – direct and indirect semiconductors – Carrier concentration in intrinsic semiconductors – extrinsic semiconductors - Carrier concentration in N- type & P-type semiconductors – Carrier transport: Velocity-electric field relations – drift and diffusion transport - Einstein’s relation – Hall effect and devices – Zener and avalanche breakdown in p-n junctions - Ohmic contacts – tunnel diode - Schottky diode – MOS capacitor - power transistor.


UNIT III

MAGNETIC AND DIELECTRIC PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS

9

Magnetism in materials – magnetic field and induction – magnetization - magnetic permeability and susceptibility–types of magnetic materials – microscopic classification of magnetic materials - Ferromagnetism: origin and exchange interaction- saturation magnetization and Curie temperature – Domain Theory. Dielectric materials: Polarization processes – dielectric loss – internal field – Clausius-Mosotti relation- dielectric breakdown – high-k dielectrics.

UNIT IV

OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS

9

Classification of optical materials – carrier generation and recombination processes - Absorption emission and scattering of light in metals, insulators and Semiconductors (concepts only) - photo current in a P- N diode – solar cell –photo detectors - LED – Organic LED – Laser diodes – excitons - quantum confined Stark effect – quantum dot laser.

UNIT V

NANOELECTRONIC DEVICES

9

Introduction - electron density in bulk material – Size dependence of Fermi energy– quantum confinement – quantum structures - Density of states in quantum well, quantum wire and quantum dot structures –Zener-Bloch oscillations – resonant tunneling – quantum interference effects – mesoscopic structures: conductance fluctuations and coherent transport – Coulomb blockade effects - Single electron phenomena and Single electron Transistor – magnetic semiconductors– spintronics - Carbon nanotubes: Properties and applications

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES: At the end of the course, the students will able to
• gain knowledge on classical and quantum electron theories, and energy band structuues,
• acquire knowledge on basics of semiconductor physics and its applications in various devices,
• get knowledge on magnetic and dielectric properties of materials,
• have the necessary understanding on the functioning of optical materials for optoelectronics,
• understand the basics of quantum structures and their applications in spintronics and carbon electronics.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Kasap, S.O. “Principles of Electronic Materials and Devices”, McGraw-Hill Education, 2007.
2. Umesh K Mishra & Jasprit Singh, “Semiconductor Device Physics and Design”, Springer, 2008.
3. Wahab, M.A. “Solid State Physics: Structure and Properties of Materials”. Narosa Publishing House, 2009.

REFERENCES:
1. Garcia, N. & Damask, A. “Physics for Computer Science Students”. Springer-Verlag, 2012.
2. Hanson, G.W. “Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics”. Pearson Education, 2009
3. Rogers, B., Adams, J. & Pennathur, S. “Nanotechnology: Understanding Small Systems”. CRC Press, 2014

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