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California State University, Long Beach

Electrical Engineering (EE)

420. Solid State Electronic Devices (3)

  • Prerequisite: PHYS 254 or graduate standing.
  • Semiconductor crystal structure and growth. Carrier modeling, drift and diffusion currents. P-N junctions, diodes, solar cells and light-emitting diodes (LED). Bipolar junction transistor (BJT) biasing, linear and switched operation. Metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistor (MOSFET) operation. Solar cells, photovoltaics, and lasers. Not open for credit to students with credit in EE 320.
  • (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).
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EE Upper Division