Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Semiconductor Devices FIZ454 8 4 + 0 8

Prerequisites

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Area Elective
Coordinator Assist.Prof. HALİT TAŞKIN
Instructors Assist.Prof. HALİT TAŞKIN
Goals Prepared using solid state devices, and their use to learn how they work.
Contents Several diodes (Photodiodes, light emitting diodes, capacitive diodes, etc.). Several transistors (bipolar, unipolar, field effect) Integrated Circuits
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Students who take this course comprehend the basis of semiconductor devices.
2 Learn the intended use of semiconductor devices.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Classic expression.
Assessment Methods Two Quiz and one generall examination.(Contribution is for each quiz %20 and for general examination %60)



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction and Terminology of Semiconductors Getting a general idea by examining the different resources.
2 Terminology of Semiconductors Getting a general idea by examining the different resources.
3 Examination of the pn junction (Schottky Equation) Getting a general idea by examining the different resources.
4 Construction and operation of diodes Getting a general idea by examining the different resources.
5 Photodiodes Getting a general idea by examining the different resources.
6 I. MIDTERM EXAM and Capacitive diodes Getting a general idea by examining the different resources.
7 Light emitting diodes, Getting a general idea by examining the different resources.
8 Structure and functioning of bipolar junction transistors unipolar transistors, field effect transistors Getting a general idea by examining the different resources.
9 Structure and functioning of bipolar junction transistors unipolar transistors, field effect transistors Getting a general idea by examining the different resources.
10 Structure and functioning of bipolar junction transistors unipolar transistors, field effect transistors Getting a general idea by examining the different resources.
11 Integrated circuits of the production steps, the integrated circuit characteristics Getting a general idea by examining the different resources.
12 II. MIDTERM EXAM and Integrated circuits of the production steps, the integrated circuit characteristics Getting a general idea by examining the different resources.
13 Integrated circuits of the production steps, the integrated circuit characteristics Getting a general idea by examining the different resources.
14 Integrated circuits of the production steps, the integrated circuit characteristics Getting a general idea by examining the different resources.



Sources
Textbook FIZ454 Semiconductor devices Lecture Notes (Assist.Prof. HALİT TAŞKIN)
Additional Resources Physics of Semiconductor Devices (Simon M. Sze, Kwok K. Ng) Semiconductor devices: basic principles (Jasprit Singh)



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 2 40
In-Term Total 2 40
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100





Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has textbooks containing current information, application tools and equipment , and advanced theoretical and practical knowledge supported by other resources in a scientific approach. x
2 Adapts and transfers the acquired knowledge to secondary education. x
3 Uses advanced institutional and practical knowledge acquired in the physics field. x
4 Updates the information on daily conditions. x
5 Comments on and evaluate the data by using advanced knowledge and skills acquired in the field, identifies and analyzes the current problems of technological developments, and comes up with solutions based on research and evidence. x
6 Has the ability to conceptualize the events and facts related with the field; analyze them with scientific methods and techniques. x
7 Designs and performs experiments to analyze the problems, collects data, performs analyzes and comment on the results. x
8 Carries out an advanced study related to the field independently. x
9 Takes on responsibility individually and as a team member in order to solve unpredictable and complex problems encountered in applications related to the field. x
10 Plans and manages the activities in a project under his responsibility for development. x
11 Plays a role in the process of decision making when faced with problems about different discipline fields. x
12 Uses time effectively in the process of inference with the ability of thinking analytically. x
13 Evaluates the advanced knowledge and skills acquired in the field with a critical perspective. x
14 Determines the learning requirements and leads the learning process. x
15 Develops a positive attitude towards lifelong learning. x
16 Is aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and develops his Professional knowledge and skills continuously. x
17 Informs people and organizations about the topics related to their fields; expresses his ideas and suggestions for solutions to problems in both oral and written form. x
18 Shares his ideas and suggestions for solutions to the problems with experts and non-experts by supporting them with quantitative and qualitative data. x
19 Organizes projects and activities for social environment he lives in with an awareness of social responsibility. x
20 Follows advances in the field and communicate with colleagues by using a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio. x
21 Uses information and communication technology along with software the Human Sciences the field requires at an advanced level. x
22 Uses his knowledge of human health and environmental awareness acquired in their fields for society’s ends. x
23 Behaves in a way adhering to the social, scientific, cultural and ethical values in the process of data collection, commenting, application, publicizing the results related with the field. x
24 Has a sufficient level of awareness about the universality of social rights, social justice, quality management, acting in a suitable way in processes and attendance (Instead of quality culture) the protection of cultural values, protection of the environment and health and security in the professional field. x



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 5 70
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 25 6 150
Mid-terms 2 4 8
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Work Load (h) 233
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 7.77
ECTS Credit of the Course 8