Electronics : Semiconductor - A thorough understanding
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Electronics : Semiconductor - A thorough understanding

Take the first leap to the world of Electronics
4.2 (37 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,882 students enrolled
Created by Sumanta kumar Pal
Last updated 10/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the fundamentals of Semiconductors.
  • Learn the Energy Band concept.
  • Classify materials w.r.t. Energy Band concept.
  • Learn about Direct band gap and Indirect band gap Semiconductors.
  • Learn Intrinsic semiconductor : Fundamentals,Theory and Problems.
  • Understand Extrinsic Semiconductor : Fundamentals, Concept of Doping, P-type and N-type Semiconductor.
  • Learn the concept of Drift velocity, Free-path, Mobility.
  • Understand the relation among current density, mobility and conductivity.
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Requirements
  • Basic knowledge of science
  • Fundamental ideas of current, voltage and electric field
  • High school mathematics
Description

Learn the fundamentals of Semiconductors and take the first leap to the world of Electronics.This course will be very helpful for students with great interest towards science and especially electronics.Finally ,the course is so designed that if anyone goes from lecture 1 to last lecture the entire subject can be thoroughly understood easily.So lets have a highlight of the entire course quickly-

  • Learn the basics of Semiconductors.
  • Which materials are used as Semiconductors.
  • Energy Band concept and classification of materials w.r.t.this concept.
  • Thorough discussion on Intrinsic and Extrinsic semiconductors.
  • Discussion on drift velocity,mobility and conductivity.
  • Relation among drift velocity,current density and conductivity for a semiconductor material.
  • Discussion on frequently asked questions regarding Semiconductors.
Who is the target audience?
  • The course is for those who love electronics and love to explore the world of electronics
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Curriculum For This Course
15 Lectures
02:13:54
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Semiconductor : Introduction
15 Lectures 02:13:54
Semiconductor : Introduction
03:36

Semiconductor : Material
02:36

Semiconductor : Energy Band Diagram
19:04

Semiconductor : Features of Energy Band Diagram
06:23

Semiconductor : Fermi Dirac distribution & Fermi level
10:23

Semiconductor : Classification of materials w.r.t Energy Band Diagram
11:03

Semiconductor : Electron concentration in conduction band
14:25

Semiconductor : Electron concentration in C.B (contd.)
10:30

Semiconductor : Hole concentration in V.B
18:40

Quiz on section 1 topics
5 questions

Intrinsic Semiconductor : Introduction
05:21

Intrinsic Semiconductor : Thermal equilibrium & Steady state
07:37

Intrinsic Semiconductor : Mass Action law
01:37

Intrinsic Semiconductor : Intrinsic carrier concentration
10:16

Intrinsic Semiconductor : Location of Fermi level
08:59

Intrinsic Semiconductor : Problems with Intrinsic Semiconductor
03:24
About the Instructor
Sumanta kumar Pal
4.1 Average rating
74 Reviews
4,041 Students
2 Courses
Electronics at its best

Hi, I am Sumanta Kumar Pal,Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and communication engineering.I have some teaching experience while I was in college and then I joined the Control and Instrumentation department of a Power Plant in India and I have an experience of 8 years in this field.I have much interest in analog circuit designing and my course on Zener Diode and LEDs will be extremely interesting for students with basic knowledge of science.I love learning and I love teaching too.