GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
SEMICONDUCTOR PHYSICS I/5131302
Course Title: SEMICONDUCTOR PHYSICS I
Credits 3 ECTS 7.5
Semester 1 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Prof. Mehmet Kasap
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/mkasap
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  mkasap@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
Understanding the basic concepts of semiconductors
Learning the statistics and some important terms of semiconductor physics
Learning the basics of carrier transport phenomena
Learn to analyze the properties of semiconductor materials
Get ability to design basic semiconductor devices
Learning some semiconductor production methods



 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is face to face and homeworks.
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course.
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  There is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  Crystal structres
2. Week  The basics of semiconductors.Band structure and effective mass.
3. Week  Semiconductor statistics. Density of states. Fermi Level-Electron density. Non-degenerate intrinsic semiconductor statistics. Elektron hole population
4. Week  Degenerate intrinsic semiconductor. Doped semiconductors. Donor and acceptor statictics. Fermi levels in doped smiconductors.
5. Week  The drift of carriers, Transport mechanisms.
6. Week  Carrier diffusion.
7. Week  Measurements of semiconductor properties; resistivity, drift velocity, Hall measurements.
8. Week  Generation and recombination processes, Carrier injection. Direct tarasitios (band to bnad: thermal, Auger, radiative generation combinations.
9. Week  Indirect (trap asisted) transitions.
10. Week  Junctions, p-n junctions, zero, forward and reverse biase.
11. Week  Junctions, p-n junctions, zero, forward and reverse biase.
12. Week  MIS and MOS structures.
13. Week  Semiconductor lasers.
14. Week  Crystal growth techniques: Bridgeman, Czochralski, MBE
15. Week  
16. Week  
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  Semiconductor Physics (D. A. Neamen,), Semiconductor Physics (K. Seeger), Physics of Semiconductur Devices (S. M. Sze)
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Questionary and Answers. Demostration, Drill-Pratice
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  Not Applicable
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
1
35
 Assignment
1
15
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
50
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
50
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
16
3
48
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
0
0
0
 Reading
14
2
28
 Searching in Internet and Library
14
2
28
 Designing and Applying Materials
10
2
20
 Preparing Reports
2
3
6
 Preparing Presentation
2
3
6
 Presentation
3
1
3
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
3
5
15
 Final and Studying for Final
4
6
24
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
178
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
7.12
 ECTS: 
7.5
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Develop, enhance and deepen and obtain creative original definitions by combining current knowledge of the field and critical thinking and researchX
2comprehend interdisciplinary interactions and relations relevant to physics; analyze, compose, synthesize and evaluate new and complex ideas and to obtain original results by using expertise knowledge of the field,X
3obtain new scientific knowledge and gain higher level of skills in field of searchX
4develop a new scientific method in the field or apply a known method to a different problemX
5research, understand, design, adopt and apply an original subjectX
6question, compose, synthesize and evaluate new and complex ideasX
7publishtheir original works in refereed journalsX
8develop original ideas and methods in the field and also in interdisciplinary fields by using higher level skills such as creative and critical thinking, problem solving and judgmentsX
9present their works and original ideas effectively in a scientific environmentX
10communicate anddiscuss in advance level of writing, oral and visual in at least one foreign languageX
11introduce technological developmentsin anacademic and professional manner and contribute to theprogress of it societyX