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Unformatted text preview: EE471 Course Notes: Part A These notes summarize the material presented in class through July 16, 2007. They provide the basic equations developed, along with relevant physical or materials constants. Contents 1. INTRINSIC SILICON ...................................................................................................................................................2 2. DOPED SILICON...........................................................................................................................................................3 2.1 EQUATIONS WITH DISCUSSIONTS ...............................................................................................................................3 2.2 SUMMARY OF EQUATIONS..........................................................................................................................................6 3. TRANSPORT IN SEMICONDUCTORS ...................................................................................................................6 3.1 CURRENT EQUATION ..................................................................................................................................................6 3.1A Drift Current.......................................................................................................................................................7 3.1B Diffusion Current................................................................................................................................................8 3.1C The Final Current Equations.............................................................................................................................9 3.2 CURRENT CONTINUITY EQUATIONS ..........................................................................................................................9 3.3 SUMMARY OF EQUATIONS........................................................................................................................................11 4. SEMICONDUCTOR DIODES...................................................................................................................................12 4.1 EQUILIBRIUM CASE (CURRENT AND APPLIED VOLTAGE EQUAL ZERO)................................................................12 4.2 NON-EQUILIBRIUM CASE (APPLIED VOLTAGE NOT EQUAL TO ZERO)..................................................................13 4.3 OTHER DIODE CONSIDERATIONS.............................................................................................................................15 4.4 SUMMARY OF EQUATIONS........................................................................................................................................16 APPENDIX A: PHYSICAL CONSTANTS..................................................................................................................17 APPENDIX B: PROPERTIES OF SILICON AND GAAS AT 300K AND SOME OTHERS ............................18 1. Intrinsic Silicon 1....
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2009 for the course ECE 5 taught by Professor Chavez during the Spring '09 term at Stevens.

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