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Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2009/10
01GPCBP
High frequency electronic devices
Master of science-level of the Bologna process in Telecommunication Engineering - Torino
Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Naldi Carlo       3 1 0 0 7
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ING-INF/01 4 C - Affini o integrative Discipline ingegneristiche
Objectives of the course
The course deals with High Frequency devices that now represent essential and critical technologies for the success of many telecommunication products. Such technologies serve the rapidly growing wireless communications market. They depend on many compound semiconductors composed of elements from group III -V, II-VI and I-VII.
Technological and electrical features are analyzed for active devices encompassing parameters such as operating frequency and the application targets (high frequency RF and optoelectronics front-end)
Prerequisites
Physics of the semiconductor devices.
Syllabus
The course is mainly organized on the following topics:
-Foundamentals of quantum mechanics
-Semicondutcors for high frequency applications: compound semiconductors (III-V,II-VI,I-VII)
-Gallium Arsenide technologies: MESFETs epitaxial and implanted
-HEMT, HBT
-Optoelectronics devices for optical communications: LED, Laser, photodiode PIN and APD.
Bibliography
S. M. Sze "Dispositivi a semiconduttore" BSH Hoepli
Revisions / Exam
Written and oral examination

Programma definitivo per l'A.A.2009/10
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