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Semiconductor Physical Electronics

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ISBN-10: 0306441578

ISBN-13: 9780306441578

Edition: 1993

Authors: S. S. Li

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This comprehensive work provides a balanced and unified treatment of the physics and applications of semiconductor and photonic devices. Specific topics include p-n diodes, solar cells, GaAs devices, and many other subjects. The broad and in-depth coverage aptly suit this work as a graduate level text as well as a general reference for device engineers.
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Book details

List price: $99.00
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 1/31/1993
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

Classification of Solids and Crystal Structure
The Bravais Lattice
The Crystal Structure
Miller Indices and the Unit Cell
The Reciprocal Lattice and Brillouin Zone
Types of Crystal Bindings
Defects in a Crystalline Solid
Lattice Dynamics
The One-Dimensional Linear Chain
Dispersion Relation for a Three-Dimensional Lattice
Concept of Phonons
The Density of States and Lattice Spectrum
Lattice Specific Heat
Elastic Constants and Velocity of Sound
Semiconductor Statistics
Maxwell-Boltzmann (M-B) Statistics
Fermi-Dirac (F-D) Statistics
Bose-Einstein (B-E) Statistics
Statistics in the Shallow-Impurity States
Energy Band Theory
The Bloch-Floquet Theorem
The Kronig-Penney Model
The Nearly-Free Electron Approximation
The Tight-Binding (LCAO) Approximation
Energy Band Structures for Semiconductors
The Effective Mass Concept
Energy Band Structure and Density of States in a Superlattice
Equilibrium Properties of Semiconductors
Densities of Electrons and Holes in a Semiconductor
Intrinsic Semiconductors
Extrinsic Semiconductors
Ionization Energy of a Shallow Impurity Level
Hall Effect, Hall Mobility, and Electrical Conductivity
Heavy Doping Effects in a Degenerate Semiconductor
Excess Carrier Phenomenon in Semiconductors
Nonradiative Recombination: Shockley-Read-Hall Model
Band-to-Band Radiative Recombination
Band-to-Band Auger Recombination
Basic Semiconductor Equations
Charge-Neutrality Conditions
The Haynes-Shockley Experiment
Minority Carrier Lifetimes and Photoconductivity Experiment
Surface States and Surface Recombination Velocity
Deep-Level Transient Spectroscopy (DLTS) Technique
Surface Photovoltage (SPV) Technique
Transport Properties of Semiconductors
Galvanomagnetic, Thermoelectric, and Thermomagnetic Effects
Boltzmann Transport Equation
Derivation of Transport Coefficients
Transport Coefficients for the Mixed Conduction Case
Transport Coefficients for Some Semiconductors
Scattering Mechanisms and Carrier Mobilities in Semiconductors
Differential Scattering Cross Section
Ionized Impurity Scattering
Neutral Impurity Scattering
Acoustic Phonon Scattering
Optical Phonon Scattering
Scattering by Dislocations
Electron and Hole Mobilities in Semiconductors
Hot Electron Effects in a Semiconductor
Optical Properties and Photoelectric Effects
Optical Constants of a Solid
Free-Carrier Absorption Process
Fundamental Absorption Process
The Photoconductive Effect
The Photovoltaic (Dember) Effect
The Photomagnetoelectric Effect
Metal-Semiconductor Contacts
Metal Work Function and Schottky Effect
Thermionic Emission Theory
Ideal Schottky Barrier Contact
Current Flow in a Schottky Barrier Diode
I-V Characteristics of a Silicon and a GaAs Schottky Diode
Determination of Barrier Height
Enhancement of Effective Barrier Height
Applications of Schottky Diodes
Ohmic Contacts
p-n Junction Diodes
Equilibrium Properties of a p-n Junction Diode
p-n Junction Under Bias Conditions
Minority Carrier Distribution and Current Flow
Diffusion Capacitance and Conductance
Minority Carrier Storage and Transient Behavior
Zener and Avalanche Breakdowns
Tunnel Diode
p-n Heterojunction Diodes
Junction Field-Effect Transistors
Photonic Devices
Photovoltaic Devices
Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs)
Semiconductor Laser Diodes
Bipolar Junction Transistor
Basic Structures and Modes of Operation
Current-Voltage Characteristics
Current Gain, Base Transport Factor, and Emitter Injection Efficiency
Modeling of a Bipolar Junction Transistor
Switching Transistor
Advanced Bipolar Transistor
Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistors
An Ideal Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor System
Oxide Charges and Interface Traps
The MOS Field-Effect Transistors
Charge-Coupled Devices
High-Speed III-V Semiconductor Devices
Metal-Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistors
Modulation-Doped Field-Effect Transistors (MODFETs)
Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor
Hot Electron Transistors
Resonant Tunneling Devices
Transferred-Electron Devices