Lecture 1 - Intro and Semi Materials

Lecture 1 - Intro and Semi Materials - 1 Welcome to EE 360...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Welcome to EE 360: Introduction to Semiconductor Devices • Material: Semiconductor Devices Instructor: Prof Todd Hastings • Instructor: Prof. Todd Hastings • Research Interests: – nanofabrication techniques, – nanoscale electronics and photonics for communications and bio-chemical sensing EE360 – Lecture 1 Announcements • Class will not meet on Monday, Jan. 21 (MLK day) EE360 – Lecture 1 2 Website and Syllabus • Website: http://courses.engr.uky.edu/ECE/ee360/ • Username: EE360 • Password: diode EE360 – Lecture 1 Course “Rules” • Always ask questions • Don’t get discouraged • Feel free to interrupt • Never feel embarrassed • Focus on concepts and relationships • Don’t let terminology give you problems – If EE360 – Lecture 1 give you problems If you don’t know what a word means, then ask or look it up. 3 Why Semiconductor Electronics? • Semiconductor electronics are almost everywhere in almost everything almost everything • ~$200 billion worldwide industry • Just try to imagine one day without semiconductors EE360 – Lecture 1 www.sia-online.com Evolution of Solid-State Electronics EE360 – Lecture 1 First Transistor (Bell Labs 1947) 45nm node dual core “Penryn” Microprocessor (410M transistors, Intel 2008) photographed with dime and original Pentium processor (3M transistors, Intel 1993) http://www.intel.com/pressroom/ http://www.lucent.com/minds/transistor/pdf/trans-history.pdf 4...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course EE 360 taught by Professor Hastings during the Spring '08 term at Kentucky.

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Lecture 1 - Intro and Semi Materials - 1 Welcome to EE 360...

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