CSVTU BE III Semester ET&T Solid State Devices & Components Syllabus


Semester :B.E. 3 Sem. Branch: Electronics & Telecommunication

Subject:Solid State Devices & Components

Unit – I

Conduction in Semiconductor:

Energy band Theory of Crystals Insulators. Semiconductors and metals

Mobility and conductivity: Energy Distribution of in a Metal; Fermi – Dirac distribution; Density of states,


Electron Emission from a metal. Electron and holes; carrier concentration in intrinsic semiconductors;


Donor and Acceptor impurities; Fermi level in Extrinsic Semiconductors; Conductivity Modulation;


Generation and Recombination of Charges; diffusion; continuity Equation; Injected Minority charges


Potential Variation in a Graded semiconductors.



Unit – II

Dielectric Properties of Insulators


: Static Field; static Dielectric Constant; Polarization; Dielectric

Constant of Monatomic gases; Dielectric constant of solids. Properties of Ferro electric materials;


Spontaneous polarization Piezo Electricity, Alternating fields; Electronic and lonic Polarizability-


Frequency Dependence; Complex Dielectric Constant of Non-Dipolar Solids; Dipolar Relaxation and


Dielectric Losses.


Unit – III

Magnetic Properties of Materials:


Summary of Concepts pertaining to Magnetic Fields; Magnetic Dipole

moment of a Current Loop; Magnetization from a Macroscopic Point of View; Orbital Magnetic Dipole


Moment and Angular Moment of Two Simple Atomic Models; Lenz’s: Induced Dipole Moment


Classification of Magnetic Materials: Diamagnetism: Origin of Permanent Magnetic Dipole in matter:


Paramagnetic Spain System: Properties of Ferromagnetic Materials: Spontaneous Magnetization and Curie-


Weiss Law; Ferromagnetic Domains and Coercive Forces; Anti Ferromagnetic and Ferrimagnetic




Unit – IV

Conduction in Metals:


Ohm’s Law; Relaxation; Collision Time and Mean Free Path; Electron Scattering

and Receptivity of Metals; Heat Developed in Current Carrying Conductors; Thermal Conductivity of




Unit – V



Resistances: Resistive Elements: Terminals and Protective Means: Characteristics of

Resistor: Characteristics of Different Capacitors and Their Selection Factors: Variable Capacitors:


Precision Variable Capacitors: General Purpose Variable Capacitors: Trimmers: Characteristics of


Electronics power Transformers and Audio Transformers: Design Consideration: Low and High Frequency


Equivalent Circuits of Audio Transformers; High Frequency Equivalent Circuits of Components.


Name of Text Books:

1. Electronic Engineering Materials and Devices – John Allison, TMH

2. Electrical Engineering Materials – A.J. Dekker, PHI.

3. A Monograph on Electronics Design Principals: N.C. Goyal and R.K. Khetan: Khanna Publishers: (For

Unit – V).

Name of Reference Books:

1. Integrated Electronics – Millmann & Halkias, TMH

2. Structure and Properties of Materials Vol IV : Robert M Rose. Lawrence A Shepard and John Wulf:

Wiley Eastern.

3. Electrical Engineering Materials – S.P. Seth & P.V. Gupta, Dhanpat Rai Publications.

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