CSVTU BE VII Semester ET&T Advanced Solid State Devices Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai

Semester : VII Branch: Electronics & Telecommunication

Subject: Advanced Solid State Devices

Total Theory Periods: 40 Total Tutorial Periods: 12

Total Marks in End Semester Examination: 80

Minimum number of Class tests to be conducted: Two


Material Properties and Technologies:


SiGe and group III-V compound semiconductors, band gaps and

lattice constants, velocity overshoot, band gap discontinuity, band gap narrowing, strained layer and critical


thickness, electron mobility, hole mobility.



Heterojunction Technologies


: Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors (HBTs), Heterostructure Field Effect

Transistors (HFETs), Modulation Doped Field Effect Transistors (MODFETs), High Electron Mobility


Transistors (HEMTs), Resonant tunneling diodes (RTDs), Single Electron Transistors (SETs) and Velocity


Modulated Transistors (VMTs),



MOS Physics & Technologies:


MOS structure, MOS capacitance, CCD and application , Flat-band threshold

voltages, MOS static characteristics, small signal parameters and equivalent circuit, charge –sheet model,


strong, moderate and weak inversion, short channel effects, hot –carrier effects, scaling laws of MOS


transistors, LDD MOSFET, NMOS and CMOS IC technology, CMOS latch-up phenomenon, Ideal Schottky


barrier, current-voltage characteristics, MIS diode , Ohmic contacts, Heterojunction MESFET



Optical Devices:


Optical absorption in a semiconductor, Photovoltaic effect, Solar Cell, Photoconductors, PIN

photodiode, Avalanche photodiode, LED, semiconductor lasers.



OTA & Switched Capacitor filters:


OTA Amplifiers. Switched Capacitor Circuits and Switched Capacitor



Text Books:

1. Ben G. Streetman,

Solid State Electronic Devices

, PHI, 5th ed, 2001

2. Ramakant Gayakwad, Opamps & Linear Integrated Circuits, Pearson Education



Reference Books:

1. Fiber Optic Technology D K Mynbaev & LL Scheiner Pearson Education Asia

2. Optical Fiber Communication and applications S C Gupta PHI

3. Dilip K. Roy, Physics of Semiconductor Devices, University Press

4. Dasgupta & Dasgupta, Semiconductor Devices, PHI

5. D.G. Ong, Modern MOS Technology: Processes, Devices and Design, McGraw Hill

6. J. Singh,

Semiconductor Devices – Basic Principles

; John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2001

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