Course: ECE 673. Microwave Semiconductor Devices (3)
Prerequisite: ECE 545. Preparatory: Instructor consent. Physical principles and advanced design techniques and applications of microwave semiconductor materials and devices, in particular, varactors, PIN diodes, tunnel diodes, avalanche transit-time devices (IMPATTs, TRAPATTs), microwave bipolar junction transistors, microwave field effect transistors, transferred electron devices (TEDs), hot-electron devices, real space transistors (RSTs) and microwave quantum-effect devices are treated in depth in this course.