1. Overview

1.1. Objectives

To provide an overview of the history and recent development in semiconductor devices, with emphasis on:

  • Five imperfections underlying the usefulness of semiconductors
  • The two letters, P and N
  • Diffusion and drift of carriers
  • Bipolar and field-effect transistors
  • Scaled sub-100nm devices
  • Bandgap engineering

1.2. Notes

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