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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AVM 869
Subject Title Compound semiconductor devices and technology


Fundamentals of Semiconductors: Carrier concentration of semiconductor, Transport Equations, P-N Junction Diode, Schottky Junction Diode and MOSFET. Fundamentals of Compound Semiconductors: Introduction of Compound Semiconductors, Propertiesof Compound semiconductors, Synthesis of Compound Semiconductors.

High Frequency Devices: Essential Condition of High frequency device and compound semiconductor, Fundamentals of MESFET, Concept of Pinch off and threshold voltage, I-V Characteristicsof MESFET, trans conductance , equivalent circuit and figure of meritsofMESFET, Short channel effect , Velocity saturation and velocity overshoot effect of GaAsbased MESFET, Evolution of HEMT from MESFET structure, HEMT and triangular potentialwell, I-V and gate control, Fabrication of MESFET and HEMT structures.

Optical Devices: Fundamentals of compound semiconductor based optical devices, Optical densityof States, fundamentals and formation of Heterostructures devices, Fundamentals of LED, essential band structures of LED. Fundamentals of semiconductor LASER with detail theory.

Technology: Synthesis of Compound semiconductors, Fabrication of MESFET and HEMTstructures, Fabrication of LED and LASER structures.

Text Books

1.Semiconductor Optoelectronic Devices, Bhattacharya Pallab, Pearson.

2.Semiconductor Devices, M.K.Achuthan and K N Bhat, The McGraw Hill.

3.Fundamentals of Semiconductor Fabrication, Gary S. May, Simon M. Sze, Wiley