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Solid State Electronic Devices, 7th edition

  • Ben Streetman
  • Sanjay Banerjee

Published by Pearson (March 9th 2014) - Copyright © 2015

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Solid State Electronic Devices

ISBN-13: 9780133356038

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Overview

One of the most widely used introductory books on semiconductor materials, physics, devices and technology, Solid State Electronic Devices aims to: 1) develop basic semiconductor physics concepts, so students can better understand current and future devices; and 2) provide a sound understanding of current semiconductor devices and technology, so that their applications to electronic and optoelectronic circuits and systems can be appreciated. MARKET: This book is intended for undergraduate electrical engineering students or for practicing engineers and scientists interested in updating their understanding of modern electronics.

Table of contents

ABOUT THE AUTHORS XvII

1 CRYSTAL PROPERTIES AND GROWTH

OF SEMICONDUCTORS 1

1.1 Semiconductor Materials 1

1.2 Crystal Lattices 3

1.3 Bulk Crystal Growth 12

1.4 epitaxial Growth 17

1.2.1 Periodic Structures 3

1.2.2 Cubic Lattices 5

1.2.3 Planes and directions 7

1.2.4 The diamond Lattice 9

1.3.1 Starting Materials 12

1.3.2 Growth of Single-Crystal Ingots 13

1.3.3 wafers 14

1.3.4 doping 16

1.4.1 Lattice-Matching in epitaxial Growth 17

1.4.2 vapor-Phase epitaxy 19

1.4.3 Molecular Beam epitaxy 22

1.5 wave Propagation in discrete, Periodic Structures 24

2 ATOMS AND ELECTRONS 32

2.1 Introduction to Physical Models 33

2.2 experimental Observations 34

2.3 The Bohr Model 37

2.4 Quantum Mechanics 41

2.2.1 The Photoelectric effect 34

2.2.2 Atomic Spectra 36

2.5 Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table 49

2.4.1 Probability and the Uncertainty Principle 41

2.4.2 The Schrödinger wave equation 43

2.4.3 Potential well Problem 45

2.4.4 Tunneling 48

2.5.1 The hydrogen Atom 50

2.5.2 The Periodic Table 52

3 ENERGY BANDS AND CHARGE CARRIERS IN SEMICONDUCTORS 63

3.1 Bonding Forces and energy Bands in Solids 63

3.2 Charge Carriers in Semiconductors 74

3.3 Carrier Concentrations 89

3.4 drift of Carriers in electric and Magnetic Fields 100

3.1.1 Bonding Forces in Solids 64

3.1.2 energy Bands 66

3.1.3 Metals, Semiconductors, and Insulators 69

3.1.4 direct and Indirect Semiconductors 70

3.1.5 variation of energy Bands with Alloy Composition 72

3.2.1 electrons and holes 74

3.2.2 effective Mass 79

3.2.3 Intrinsic Material 83

3.2.4 extrinsic Material 84

3.2.5 electrons and holes in Quantum wells 87

3.3.1 The Fermi Level 89

3.3.2 electron and hole Concentrations at equilibrium 92

3.3.3 Temperature dependence of Carrier Concentrations 97

3.3.4 Compensation and Space Charge neutrality 99

3.4.1 Conductivity and Mobility 100

3.4.2 drift and Resistance 105

3.4.3 effects of Temperature and doping on Mobility 106

3.4.4 high-Field effects 109

3.4.5 The hall effect 109

3.5 Invariance of the Fermi Level at equilibrium 111

4 EXCESS CARRIERS IN SEMICONDUCTORS 122

4.1 Optical Absorption 122

4.2 Luminescence 125

4.3 Carrier Lifetime and Photoconductivity 128

4.4 diffus

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