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Hall Effect in Semiconductors [PDF]

Design of
a *pn* Junction Diode [PDF]

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**Units, Constants
and Conversions [PDF]** v.1.0,
15 Apr 2001

**Bonding in
Molecules and Solids [PDF]**** **v.1.1,
17 Dec 2001 **
**Covalent
bonding, ionic bonding and van
der Waals bonding explained by
using solved problems. Bulk
modulus

**Secondary
Bonding [PDF]****
**v.1.0,
15 Apr 2001

**Young's Modulus
and Bonding: A First Order
Treatment [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Young's Modulus
and Bonding [PDF]** v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Solids:
Elementary Concepts [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
12 Apr 2001

**Elementary
Crystals [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Ionic Crystals,
Cohesive Energy and the Madelung
Constant [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Ionic Crystals
and Cohesive Energy [PDF]** v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**X-Ray
Diffraction and Crystal
Structures [PDF]** v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

Principles followed by a worked
example.

**Diffusion [PDF]** v.1.1,
06 Jan 2002

Principles followed by
worked examples.

**Surface Tension
of Crystals [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
12 Apr 2001**
**What is
surface tension and how is it
related to the crystal surface
and the heat of sublimation?

**Viscosity and
Glass Transformation [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Diffusion and
Oxidation [PDF]**** **v.1.1,
29 Dec 2001

**Laser Principles
[PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Compton Effect
[PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Time-Dependent
Schrödinger Equation [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Water Molecule:
Orbitals and Bonding [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Thermal
Expansion and Thermal Fatigue
[PDF]**** **Best
Seller, Web-Booklet, Updated,
v.1.2, 28 Nov 2002 **
**A
popular web-booklet
("best-seller")
explaining thermal expansion
phenomena with engineering
applications such as failure of
solder joints and semiconductor
chips.

Numerous worked examples and exercises with answers. Over 2000 downloads!

Make sure you have a personal copy and recommend it.

**Essential
Mechanical Properties: Elastic
and Plastic Deformation [PDF]**** **v.1.5,
06 Jan 2002

Elastic and plastic deformation.
Basic mechanical properties (e.g.
elastic moduli, yield strength,
tensile strength) of materials
with examples and solved problems

**Mechanical
Properties II: Mechanical Failure
[PDF]**** **v.1.1,
06 Jan 2002 **
**Fracture
by crack propagation.

**Essential Heat
Transfer for Electrical
Engineers, 2nd Edition [PDF]**** **v.2.02,
15 Jan 2003 **2nd
Edition!**

**Joule's Law and
Electrical Conductivity [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Thermal
Conductivity [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Electrical and
Thermal Conductivity of Metals:
Concepts and Solved Problems
[PDF]**** **v.2.0,
29 Dec 2001

Concepts followed by
worked examples.

**Thermoelectric
Effects in Metals: Thermocouples
[PDF]** v.1.0,
06 Nov 2001

The Mott-Jones theory of
thermoelectricity of metals and
the thermocouple equation.

**Hall Effect
[PDF]** v.1.0,
12 Apr 2001

Principles followed by
worked examples.

**Metal Film
Interconnects in Microelectronics
[PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

Resistivity of thin
films and polycrystalline
interconnects explained by
Matthiessen's rule. Fuchs-Sondheimer
equation. Mayadas-Shatzkes
equation.

**Radiation Theory
of the Electrical Fuse [PDF]**** **v.1.1,
17 Dec 2002

**Semiconductor
Science: An Overview [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

Per reader requests, this is a
short overview of semiconductor
physics with examples (21 pages).

**Recombination
Kinetics and Photoconductivity in
Semiconductors [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
12 Apr 2001

**Thermoelectric
Effects in Semiconductors:
Voltage Drift in Semiconductor
Devices [PDF]**** **v.1.1,
28 Oct 2002**
****
**Voltage drift in
semiconductor devices.

**Hall Effect in
Semiconductors [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
06 Nov 2001

**Transferred
Electron Devices: Gunn Effect
[PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Elements of
Photoconductivity [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Steady State
Photoconductivity: Illumination
Through an Electrode [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**pn****
Junction Devices and Light
Emitting Diodes [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

A self-complete Web-Booklet with solved problems and exercises (34 pages).

**pn****
Junction: The Shockley Model
[PDF]** v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Recombination
Current and ****I****-****V****
Characteristics of a ****pn****
Junction Diode [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
08 Nov 2001

**Design of a****
pn**** Junction
Diode [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
08 Nov 2001

**The Junction
Field Effect Transistor (JFET)
[PDF]**** **v.2.0,
27 Dec 2001

**The ****pn****
Junction: Diffusion or Drift?
[PDF]** v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

Is it Fick, or is it Ohm?

**Shot Noise
Generated by the ****pn****
Junction [PDF]****
**

**Voltage Drift in
Semiconductor Devices due to
Thermoelectric Effects [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
18 Nov 2001**
**Why does the voltage
drift in semiconductor devices?

**Semiconductor
Device Fabrication [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Bipolar Junction
Transistors at Low Frequencies:
Principles and Solved Problems
[PDF]** v.1.0,
27 Nov 2001

Includes the emitter
bandgap narrowing and small
signal equivalent circuit

**Enhancement
MOSFET and CS Amplifier [PDF]****
**v.1.0, 10 Apr 2001

Principles followed by
solved problems.

**Transistor
Switches: Why the Saturated
Collector-Emitter Voltage is 0.2V
[PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Photolithography
and Minimum Line-Width in
Semiconductor Fabrication [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Noise in
Semiconductors and Electronic
Devices [PDF]**** **

Dr. Don Scansen,
Chipworks, Ottawa, Canada (used
with permission)

**Depletion MOSFET
Fundamentals [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**
High-Frequency
Small-Signal BJT Model [PDF] **v.1.0,
27 Nov 2001

**Static
Dielectric Constant of Materials
[PDF]**** **v.1.5,
01 Jan 2002

**Piezoelectric
Materials and Devices: Elementary
Concepts [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Real and
Imaginary Dielectric Constant
[PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Conduction in
Solid Insulating Materials**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Ferrimagnetic
Materials and Ferrospinel
Crystals [PDF]** v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

Ferrimagnetic
materials and ferrites in
electronic engineering. What
makes them ferrites?

**Elementary
Magnetism and Magnetic Properties
[PDF]** v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

**Optical
Dispersion and Absorptionin
Materials, Second Edition [PDF]**** **v.2.0,
24 February 2003 **Revised
and Updated!**

Why and how the refractive index,
absorption, and the group index
depend on the wavelength, and
solved problems.

**Stimulated
Emission and EDFA [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001**
**EDFA,
Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifier, is
an optical fiber photon
amplifier.

**Helium-Neon
Laser [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

Laser
principles, He-Ne laser
operation, output spectrum and an
example.

**Elements of
Photoconductivity [PDF]** v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

A
semiquantitative treatment of
photoconductivity,
photoconductive gain and
photoconductors.

**Photoconductivity
II [PDF]**** **v.1.0,
10 Apr 2001

Photoconductivity
with illumination through a
semitransparent electrode.

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