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Unformatted text preview: EE2 Midterm Study Guide ‐ Spring 2009 Exam Format: You may bring in one 8 ½” x 11” sheet of notes (double‐sided is fine). You should also bring a calculator. Scope: The exam will cover the lecture material up to and including April 27. Have a look at the topics listed below. If you see any that are not familiar, it may be good to have a look at the book or your notes to refresh yourself. The list is not all‐ inclusive, but it should get you pointed in the right direction. Good luck!! Topics: • Quantum mechanics o Wave‐particle duality o Energy o Momentum o Velocity o Schrödinger equation o Wave function o Traveling wave o Particle in a box o Heisenberg uncertainty principle o Quantization of energy levels • Atomic structure o Energy levels o Bonding Covalent Ionic Van der Waals Metallic bonding • Energy bands o Conduction band o Valence band o Band gap o Fermi Energy o Intrinsic Fermi level o Quasi Fermi level • Carrier concentration o Holes o Electrons o Dopants o Intrinsic concentration o Donors o Acceptors o Majority carriers EE2 Midterm Study Guide ‐ Spring 2009 o Minority carriers o Fermi‐Dirac and Maxwell‐Boltzmann statistics o Density of States o Effective Mass Current o Drift o Mobility o Resistivity o Conductivity o Diffusion o Diffusivity o Diffusion length o Carrier lifetime Generation/Recombination o Direct vs. through traps/centers o Auger o Impact ionization PN Junction o Formation • • • ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2011 for the course ELECTRICAL EE2 taught by Professor A during the Spring '09 term at UCLA.

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