This book gives a clear presentation of the necessary basics of semiconductor and device physics and engineering. It introduces readers to fundamental issues that will enable them to follow the latest technological research. It also covers important applications, including LED and lighting, semiconductor lasers, high power switching devices, and detectors. This balanced and up-to-date treatment makes the text an essential educational tool for both advanced students and professionals in the electronics industry.
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About the Author
Hadis Morkoç received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. From 1978 to 1997 he was with the University of Illinois, then joined the then newly established School of Engineering at the Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA USA. He and his group have been responsible for a number of advancements in GaN and devices based on them. Professor Morkoç has authored several books and numerous book chapters and articles. He serves or has served as a consultant to some 20 major industrial laboratories. He is one of most highly cited authors in the fields of engineering, physics, and material science.
Table of Contents
1. General Properties of Nitrides
2. Doping: Determination of Impurity and Carrier Concentrations
3. Metal Contacts
4. Carrier Transport
5. The p- n Junction
6. Optical Processes
7. Light-Emitting Diodes and Lighting
8. Semiconductor Lasers: Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
9. Field Effect Transistors