This online course has been running for the last three years (since 2016). It's primary aim is to provide a basic understanding of the materials and devices used in the current semiconductor industry. The course is designed for undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds. Anyone interested in understanding how semiconductors work and how they form an integral part of today's electronic industry can take this course. The course provides the students with the basic physics of semiconductor materials. It also covers device fundamentals with emphasis on their electronic characteristics. Opto-electronic devices such as LEDs, lasers, solar cells, and their properties will also be explained.
INTENDED AUDIENCE : Preferable undergraduates and graduate students in Chemical, Chemistry, Computer science, Electrical,
Mechanical, Metallurgy, Materials, and Physics. Working professionals in the electronics industry can also take this course.
PREREQUISITES : NILL
INDUSTRY SUPPORT : Students aiming to join semiconductor and electronic device companies will value this course.