UNIK4310 – Electron Structure in Semiconductors

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Course content

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.

Learning outcome

Provide training in the use of physical concepts and models exploited in the production and characterization of new semiconductors components.

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Prerequisites

Recommended previous knowledge

UNIKF319

Overlapping courses

8 credits with UNIKF319

Teaching

2 hours of lectures and 1 hour of problem solving sessions per week.

Examination

Oral exam with grade scale A-F.

Facts about this course

Credits

10

Teaching

Every autumn

Examination

Every autumn

Teaching language

Norwegian (English on request)