Understanding Modern Transistors and Diodes

  • Publish Date: 2010-03-31
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: David L. Pulfrey
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Written in a concise, easy-to-read style, this text for senior undergraduate and graduate courses covers all key topics thoroughly. It is also a useful self-study guide for practising engineers who need a complete, up-to-date review of the subject. Key features:

Rigorous theoretical treatment combined with practical detail

A theoretical framework built up systematically from the Schrdinger Wave Equation and the Boltzmann Transport Equation


Uses the PSP model for MOSFETS

Rigorous treatment of device capacitance

Describes the operation of modern, high-performance transistors and diodes

Evaluates the suitability of various transistor types and diodes for specific modern applications

Covers solar cells and LEDs and their potential impact on energy generation and reduction

Includes a chapter on nanotransistors to prepare students and professionals for the future

Provides results of detailed numerical simulations to compare with analytical solutions

End-of-chapter exercises

Online lecture slides for undergraduate and graduate courses

2009 IEEE Electron Devices Society Education Award
For contributions to the teaching of semiconductor devices at both the undergraduate and graduate levels

2009 Teaching Award for Excellence in Engineering and Geoscience Education
From the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.