UNIK4310 – Electron Structure in Semiconductors
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Ionicity and crystal properties. Symmetry and classification of states. The envelope method. Mathematical representation of technologically important band extrema. Donor, acceptor and exciton states. Quantum structures. Optical transitions. The dielectric function and screening.
Provide training in the use of physical concepts and models exploited in the production and characterization of new semiconductors components.
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Recommended previous knowledge
8 credits with UNIKF319
2 hours of lectures and 1 hour of problem solving sessions per week.
Oral exam with grade scale A-F.