CEE420 Microelectronics

Lead Faculty: Dr. Peilin Fu

Course Description

Describes the fundamentals of semiconductor devices and microelectronic circuits. Students will explore the terminal characteristics of p-n junction and Zener diodes, diode circuits, and transistors and transistor circuits. Specifically, discussion includes principles of MOSFET and BJT operations, biasing technology, and their application in transistor circuit analysis.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze the four basic amplifiers models (voltage, current, transconductance and transresistance).
  • Understand the terminal characteristics for applications of an Operational Amplifier.
  • Explain various applications using diodes.
  • Design the discrete MOSFET circuits.
  • Analyze the BJT circuits and amplifiers.