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Curriculum | M.Sc. (Physics) | Subject: Electronic Devices | Subject Code: 09020104

Curriculum

Subject: Electronic Devices

Subject Code: 09020104

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1 BASIC SEMICONDUCTING DEVICES

  • p-n junction diode, Capacitance of p-n junctions, switching diodes,
  • Clippers & Clampers, photoconductors,
  • photodiode, light emitting diodes and liquid crystal display,
  • Junction Field Effect Transistor (JFET) : Basic structure & Operation, pinch off voltage,
  • single ended geometry of JFET, Volt Ampere characteristic, Transfer Characteristics.
  • JFET as Switch and Amplifier.
  • MOSFET: Enhancement MOSFET, Threshold Voltage,
  • Depletion MOSFET, comparison of p & n Channel FET,
  • SCR, 4 layer pnpn devices,
  • Tunnel diode
To familiarize the students with the basic principles of operation of modern semiconductor devices such as p-n junction diode, FET, light emitting diodes, MOS transistors, bi-polar transistors. To cover p-n junction diode,
Clippers & Clampers, photoconductors,
photodiode, light emitting diodes and liquid crystal display, Junction Field Effect Transistor (JFET), MOSFET: SCR, 4 layer pnpn devices and Tunnel diode. 
  • Lecture.
  • Seminar.
  • Discussion/Interaction with Students.
  • Assignment.
  • Discussion on Assignment.         Evaluation of Assignment.             Lecture         Demonstratio               Power point presentations
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2 OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICES

  • Radiative and non-radiative transitions.
  • Solar Cell: basic characteristics, radiation effects and fill factor,
  • Light dependent resistance (LDR), photodiodes,
  • p-i-n diodes, metal semiconductor, avalance photodiode,
  • Light emiiting diodes (LEDs), semiconductor diode lasers
  • Photo transistor, Temperature measurements: resistance thermometers, thermocouples,
  • Thermistors.
To understand the operation of optoelectronic devices  and to applied the aspects of optoelectronic device physics and its applications to the design and operation of laser diodes, light-emitting diodes, and photodetectors To cover radiative and non-radiative transitions, Solar Cell: basic characteristics, radiation effects and fill factor, Light dependent resistance (LDR), photodiodes, p-i-n diodes, metal semiconductor, avalance photodiode, Light emiiting diodes (LEDs), semiconductor diode lasers and Photo transistor.
  • Lecture.
  • Seminar.
  • Discussion/Interaction with Students.
  • Assignment.
  • Discussion on Assignment.         Evaluation of Assignment
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III OPERATIONAL AMPLIFIER

  • Differential Amplifier: Circuit configuration,
  • dual input balanced output different amplifier,
  • Inverting and Non-inverting inputs, CMRR,
  • Operational Amplifiers: Block diagram, open and close loop configuration,
  • inverting & non-inverting amplifier, Op-amp with negative feedback Voltage series feedback,
  • Effect of feedback on closed loop voltage gain,
  • Input resistance, output resistance, band width, output offset voltage,
  • Measurements of Op-amp parameters. Op-amp Application: D.C. and A.C. amplifier, summing, scaling and Averaging amplifier,
  • Integrator, Differentiator,
  • Electronic analog computation comparator.
To demonstrate the knowledge of analog electrical devices, particularly operational amplifiers and their applications. To cover differential Amplifier, Inverting and Non-inverting inputs, CMRR, Operational Amplifiers: inverting & non-inverting amplifier, Op-amp with negative feedback, Measurements of Op-amp parameters. Op-amp Application: D.C. and A.C. amplifier, summing, scaling and Averaging amplifier, Integrator, Differentiator,
And electronic analog computation comparator.
  • Lecture.
  • Seminar.
  • Discussion/Interaction with Students.
  • Assignment.
  • Discussion on Assignment.         Evaluation of Assignment
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IV DIGITAL CIRCUITS

  • Various Number system  and their arithmetic: binary number system,
  • 2’s compliment, Octal number system, hexadecimal number system,
  • BCD codes, Excess-3 codes, Gray codes, Octal codes,
  • Hexadecimal codes and ASCII codes: Digital (binary) operation of a system,
  • Logic system, the OR gate, the AND gate, the NOT gate, the exclusive OR gate,
  • De Morgan’s laws, the NAND and NOR diode- transistor gates,
  • Modified DTL gates, high threshold logic  (HTL) gates, transistor-transistor logic (TTL) gates output stages, resistance
  • transistor logic (RTL) logic, direct coupled transistor logic (DCTL) gates,
  • emitter coupled logic (ECL) gates, digital MOSFET circuits, complementary MOS (CMOS)
  • logic gates, comparison of logic families,
  • Karnaugh-amp (K-map) up to four variables and its applications.
To implement simple logical operations using combinational logic circuits. Also, enable to understand the common forms of number representation in digital electronic circuits and to be able to convert between different representations. Further, the understanding of basic terminology of different logic gates and K-map. To cover Various Number system  and their arithmetic: binary number system, 2’s compliment, Octal number system, hexadecimal number system, BCD codes, Excess-3 codes, Gray codes, Octal codes, Hexadecimal codes and ASCII codes: Digital (binary) operation of a system,
Logic system, the OR gate, the AND gate, the NOT gate, the exclusive OR gate, De Morgan’s laws, the NAND and NOR diode- transistor gates, Modified DTL gates, high threshold logic  (HTL) gates, transistor-transistor logic (TTL) gates output stages, resistance, transistor logic (RTL) logic, direct coupled transistor logic (DCTL) gates, emitter coupled logic (ECL) gates, digital MOSFET circuits, complementary MOS (CMOS), logic gates, comparison of logic families, Karnaugh-amp (K-map) up to four variables.
  • Lecture.
  • Seminar.
  • Discussion/Interaction with Students.
  • Assignment.
  • Discussion on Assignment.         Evaluation of Assignment
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