EE Semiconductor Device Physics
Intellectual Property: Patent Law
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Semiconductor Device Physics
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] [ Transactional ] as a Relevant Course outside SLS for those interested in Electronics : IP attorneys should have a basic understanding of the science underlying their client's business and current issues in that area. Students with sufficient science background who are interested in patent prosecution or managing clients' patent portfolios in the computer or electronics industries, should consider taking 1 or more courses that explore in greater depth the technical aspects of information technology or electronics. This course covers the fundamental operation of semiconductor devices, with an overview of applications.
General course Description:
The fundamental operation of semiconductor devices and overview of applications. The physical principles of semiconductors, both silicon and compound materials; operating principles and device equations for junction devices (diodes, bipolar transistor, photo-detectors). Introduction to quantum effects and band theory of solids. Prerequisite: ENGR 40. Corequisite: 101B.