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Handout 2ECE 315, Cornell University1Overview of Semiconductors and P-N JunctionsWhat you will learn:•Intrinsic (pure) and extrinsic (doped) semiconductors.•Carrier statistics in equilibrium and under bias.•Basic differential equations to model the semiconductor devices.•Electrostatics of P-N junction diodes•Diode IV: reverse bias, reverse-bias with injection, weak forward-bias, resistive.Handout 2
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Handout 2ECE 315, Cornell University22.1. Statistics of Electrons and holes in homogeneous semiconductors•Electrons and holes in intrinsic semiconductors•N-type and P-type doping semiconductors•Electrons and holes in equilibrium and quasi-neutral relations.•Carrier statistics in N-type and P-type semiconductors.Sedra and Smith: Sec. 3.7