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 Dont get discouraged Feel free to interrupt Never feel embarrassed Focus on concepts and relationships Dont let terminology give you problems If EE360 Lecture 1 give you problems If you dont 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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