LEC #  TOPICS  KEY DATES 

1 
Overview Carrier Fundamentals 

2  Drift and Diffusion of Carriers  Problem set 1 out (Semiconductor Fundamentals) 
3  Recombination and Generation  
4  PN Junction at Equilibrium 
Problem set 1 due Problem set 2 out (PN Junctions) 
5  PN Junction Under Bias  
6  PN Junction: Ideal Diode 
Problem set 2 due Problem set 3 out (PN, Transistor, MOS) 
7  Bipolar Junction Transistor  
8  FETs and MOS  
Exam 1 (Up to Bipolar Transistor)  
9  Photodetectors and Photovoltaics  
10  Solar Cells 
Problem set 3 due Problem set 4 out (Photodevices) 
11  LEDs  
12  Lasers 
Problem set 4 due Problem set 5 out (Lasers, LEDs) 
13  Heterostructure Lasers  
14  Displays 
Problem set 5 due Term paper topic due 
15  Optical Fibers  
Exam 2 (Up to Displays)  
16  Photonic Devices  
17  Magnetic Fundamentals  
18  Magnetic Materials 
Term paper due Problem set 6 out (Magnetic Fundamentals) 
19 
Soft Materials Transformers 

20 
Hard Materials Permanent Magnets 

21  DC Motors 
Problem set 6 due Problem set 7 out (Magnetic Devices) 
22  Magnetic Hard Disks and Tapes  
23  Magnetooptics  Problem set 7 due 
24  MRAMs, CDs and DVDs  
25  Review  
Final Exam 
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2006
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