Unformatted text preview: esired probability is again given by the Fermi function. Here we are told that
the energy of interest is
( ) [( ) (c) [1 point] – The probability a state is filled at
. Where is the Fermi level located?
The problem statement indicates ( is equal to the probability a state is empty
( ), or
( ( ) ( ) 5 )
( ) ( ) ECE 340 HW Assignment 2 – Solutions Summer 2011 Thus we must have
( ) Or 4. [2 points] – For a nondegenerate semiconductor, the peak in the electron distribution versus energy
inside the conduction band noted in Figure 3-16 of the Streetman Text occurs at
Expressed as a fraction of the electron population at the peak energy, what is the electron
population in a nondegenerate semiconductor at
( ) ( ). Also, since...
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2013 for the course ECE 340 taught by Professor Leburton during the Fall '11 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.
- Fall '11