CSVTU BE VI Semester EEE Advanced Semiconductor Devices Syllabus
CHHATTISGARH SWAMI VIVEKANAND TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, BHIL AI(C.G.)
Semester : VI Branch: Electrical & Electronic Engg.
Subject: Advanced Semiconductor Devices
Total Theory Periods: 40
Total Marks in End Semester Examination: 80
Minimum number of Class tests to be conducted: Two
UNIT – I
Metal Semiconductor Devices:
UNIT – II
Semiconductor Tunnel Devices:
UNIT – III
Transferred – Electron Devices:
UNIT – IV
UNIT – V
Metal-vacuum boundary: Schottky effect, Metal-Semiconductor boundary:
Ohmic contact, Current transport across a metal-semiconductor boundary, Metal-Insulator-Semiconductor
(MIS) System, Metal-Semiconductor-Field -Effect-Transistor (MESFET), Charge Coupled Devices (CCDs)
Tunneling from the point of view of quantum measurement, Analysis of
the Tunneling effect; Tunneling probability, Tunneling current density, Resonant tunneling. Tunnel Diodes;
Qualitative and quantitative explanation of the Tunnel Diode I-V characteristics, Tunneling in a resonant
tunneling diode, Indirect tunneling, Excess current, Thermal current in a tunnel diode, Dependence of
tunnel diode characteristics on various parameters.
Introduction, Transferred – Electron effect; Bulk Electron Negative
Differential Resistivity, Modes of Operation; Ideal – Uniform Field mode, Accumulation Layer Mode, Transit
Time Dipole Layer Mode, Quenched Dipole Layer Mode, Limited Space Charge Accumulated Mode.
Device performances; Cathode Contacts, Power-Frequency Performance and Noise, Functional Devices.
Introduction, Basic Device Characteristics; Non-equilibrium condition, Linear and Saturation
regions, Sub threshold region, Non-uniform Doping and Buried Channel Devices, Short-Channel Effects,
MOSFET Structures; Scaled Down devices, HMOS, DMOS, Recessed-Channel MOSFET, Schottky-
Barrier Source and Drain, Thin Film Transistor, SOI, VMOS, HEXFET.
Electron Transport in short devices and Compound Semiconductor Technology,
Permeable Base Transistors, Plannar Doped Barrier Devices, Real Space Transfer and Hot Electron
Injection Transistors, Superlattice Devices.
1. Physics of Semiconductor Devices, S.M Sze, Wiley Student Edition
2. Physics of Semiconductor Devices, Michael Shur, PHI
1. Physics of Semiconductor Devices Dilip K. Roy, University Press
2. Semiconductor Devices-Modelling & Technology, Nandita Dasgupta & Amitava Dasgupta, PHI