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Course number and title: EE224 Solid-State Electronics II
Credits: 4
Instructor(s)-in-charge: K. L. Wang (
Course type: Lecture
Required or Elective: A Physical and Wave Electronics Area course.
Course Schedule:
Lecture: 4 hrs/week
Outside Study: 8 hrs/week
Office Hours: 2 hrs/week
Course Assessment:
Project Reports: 1 term paper.
Exams: 1 midterm
Grading Policy: Typically, 30% midterm, 60% term paper, and 10% classroom participation.
Course Prerequisites: EE 223
Catalog Description: Techniques to solve Boltzmann transport equation, various scattering mechanisms in semiconductors, high field transport properties in semiconductors, Monte Carlo method in transport. Optical properties.  
Textbook and any related course material:
Instructor notes. Readings will be assigned from the literature.
Course Website
Topics covered in the course:
Energy bands, density of states, Equilibrium statistics.
Equations of carrier motion within an energy band.
Latice vibrations, phonons, scattering.
Semi-classical carrier transport, Boltzmann equations, Monte Carlo simulations.
Introduction to quantum transport.
Introdution to spintronics.
Will this course involve computer assignments? NO Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? NO

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