ENGR 073. Physical Electronics

Topics include the physical properties of semiconductor materials and semiconductor devices; the physics of electron/hole dynamics; band and transport theory; and electrical, mechanical, and optical properties of semiconductor crystals. Devices examined include diodes, transistors, FETs, LEDs, lasers, and pin photo-detectors. Modeling and fabrication processes are covered.
Offered in the spring semester of alternate years.
Prerequisite: ENGR 011  or PHYS 008  or permission of the instructor.
Natural sciences and engineering practicum.
Lab included.
1 credit.
Fall 2023. Molter.
Fall 2025. Molter.
Catalog chapter: Engineering  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/engineering

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