Solid State Materials for Electronics, Photonics and Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems

Course Type: 
EE
Code: 
3000
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Essential physical parameters of solids: elastic and thin-film properties (i.e. MEMS devices); electromechanical, piezoelectric and ferroelectric properties; paramagnetism and ferromagnetism; electron transport properties (metals and semiconductors); electronic bandgap and bandgap engineering; and the essential role of crystallinity in enhancing desired parameters (i.e. dielectric function in ferroelectrics or electron mobility in semiconductors).

Prerequisites: 

Undergraduate level PHY 2410 Minimum Grade of D and Undergraduate level PHY 2410L Minimum Grade of D and Undergraduate level MTH 2310 Minimum Grade of D

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: College of Egr & Computer Sci.