ELEC5508 Semiconductor Nanoelectronics

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
This unit examines current and emerging semiconductor materials, devices and technologies for high-speed electronic and optoelectronic applications. It examines the major semiconductor families and reviews their material properties with reference to the requirements for electronic and optoelectronic devices. The device structures to be studied include heterojunction bipolar transistors and various field-effect transistor technologies.
Students are able to (1) explain the direct link between fundamental semiconductor material properties and successful electronic and optoelectronic device technologies; (2) design and optimise both bipolar and field-effect transistors for high-speed applications; and (3) apply advanced modelling to predict semiconductor device performance for industry applications.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) assignments and (2) a final examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Nima Dehdashtiakhavan
Unit rules
enrolment in the Master of Professional Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering specialisation)
Advisable prior study:
ENSC3014 Electronic Materials and Devices
ELEC4342 Semiconductor Nanoelectronics, ELEC8324 Compound Semiconductor Devices
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