Lec01 Course intro - EECS 320 Introduction to Semiconductor...

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EECS 320 Introduction to Semiconductor Device Theory Welcome! Lecture 001, Discussion 011 Instructor: Zhaohui Zhong —2241 EECS, (o) 647-1953, zzhong@umich.edu Class Hour: Lecture: M/W 12:00-1:30pm, 3437 EECS Discussion: T 1:30-2:30pm, 3437 EECS
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The Information Age We need to transmit, receive, and process large volumes of information, and fast! How do we do so? List 3 ways of transmitting, receiving, and processing data
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How Do They Work? How is the information represented? What kind of devices are used to process information in the information age?
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Transistor tran•sis•tor (trán-zìs’ter) A solid-state electronic device that is used to control the flow of electricity in electronic equipment and consists of a small block of a semiconductor with at least three electrodes T Input Output Source Trans(fer) + (res)istor Idea: control large output with small input This device should exhibit gain
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What Is A Transistor Used For? Analog Digital Gain: Signal amplification Switch: on or off Realization of signal processing electronically
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Lec01 Course intro - EECS 320 Introduction to Semiconductor...

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