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Silicon-On-Insulator (SOI) Technology

Silicon-On-Insulator (SOI) Technology

By: O. Kononchuk; B.-Y. Nguyen

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 19-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 27-JUL-2014

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Silicon-On-Insulator (SOI) Technology: Manufacture and Applications covers SOI transistors and circuits, manufacture, and reliability. The book also looks at applications such as memory, power devices, and photonics. The book is divided into two parts; part one covers SOI materials and manufacture, while part two covers SOI devices and applications. The book begins with chapters that introduce techniques for manufacturing SOI wafer technology, the electrical properties of advanced SOI materials, and modeling short-channel SOI semiconductor transistors. Both partially depleted and...

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Compound Semiconductor Radiation Detectors

Compound Semiconductor Radiation Detectors

By: Alan Owens

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Publication Date: 25-APR-2012

Insert Date: 25-APR-2014

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For many applications, compound semiconductors are now viable competitors to elemental semiconductors because of their wide range of physical properties. This book describes all aspects of radiation detection and measurement using compound semiconductors, including crystal growth, detector fabrication, contacting, and spectroscopic performance (with particular emphasis on the X- and gamma-ray regimes). A concentrated reference for researchers in various disciplines as well as graduate students in specialized courses, the text outlines the potential and limitations of semiconductor...

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Polymer Electronics

Polymer Electronics

By: Meng Hsin-Fei

Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing

Publication Date: 19-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 25-APR-2014

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Polymer semiconductor is the only semiconductor that can be processed in solution. Electronics made by these flexible materials have many advantages such as large-area solution process, low cost, and high performance. Researchers and companies are increasingly dedicating time and money in polymer electronics. This book focuses on the fundamental materials and device physics of polymer electronics. It describes polymer light-emitting diodes, polymer field-effect transistors, organic vertical transistors, polymer solar cells, and many applications based on polymer electronics. The book also...

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High-Temperature Superconductors

High-Temperature Superconductors

By: X Qiu

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 28-MAR-2011

Insert Date: 23-APR-2014

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High temperature superconductors have received a great deal of attention in recent years, due to their potential in device and power applications. This book summarises the materials science and physics of all the most important high temperature superconductors as well as discussing material growth, properties and applications. Part one covers fundamental characteristics of high temperature superconductors and high TC films such as deposition technologies, growth, transport properties and optical conductivity. Part two is concerned with growth techniques and properties of high temperature...

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Electromigration in Thin Films and Electronic Devices

Electromigration in Thin Films and Electronic Devices

By: C-U Kim

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 28-AUG-2011

Insert Date: 23-APR-2014

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Understanding and limiting electromigration in thin films is essential to the continued development of advanced copper interconnects for integrated circuits. Electromigration in thin films and electronic devices provides an up-to-date review of key topics in this commercially important area. Part one consists of three introductory chapters, covering modelling of electromigration phenomena, modelling electromigration using the peridynamics approach and simulation and x-ray microbeam studies of electromigration. Part two deals with electromigration issues in copper interconnects, including...

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Semiconductor Gas Sensors

Semiconductor Gas Sensors

By: R Jaaniso; O Tan

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 31-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 23-APR-2014

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Semiconductor gas sensors have a wide range of applications in safety, process control, environmental monitoring, indoor or cabin air quality and medical diagnosis. This important book summarises recent research on basic principles, new materials and emerging technologies in this essential field. The first part of the book reviews the underlying principles and sensing mechanisms for n- and p-type oxide semiconductors, introduces the theory for nanosize materials and describes the role of electrode-semiconductor interfaces. The second part of the book describes recent developments in...

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Semiconductor Device-Based Sensors for Gas, Chemical, and Biomedical Applications

Semiconductor Device-Based Sensors for Gas, Chemical, and Biomedical Applications

By: Fan Ren; Stephen Pearton

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 12-MAY-2011

Insert Date: 22-APR-2014

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This book provides a basic understanding of new developments on semiconductor-based sensors. Written for senior undergraduate and graduate students majoring in solid-state physics, electrical engineering, and materials science and engineering, this material is also relevant to researchers in the field of sensors for gas, chemical, bio, and medical applications. It presents original theory and experimental research, featuring numerous experts in the field who review progress in semiconductor and nano-material-based sensors and discuss the latest research regarding their applications. Fields...

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Semiconductor Packaging: Materials Interaction and Reliability

Semiconductor Packaging: Materials Interaction and Reliability

By: Andrea Chen; Randy Lo

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 10-OCT-2011

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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This easy-to-read book enables a fundamental understanding of the underlying physical properties of the materials used in a semiconductor package. By tying together the disparate elements essential to a semiconductor package, the authors show how all the parts fit and work together to provide durable protection for the integrated circuit chip within as well as a means for the chip to communicate with the outside world. The text also covers packaging materials for MEMS, solar technology, and LEDs and explores future trends in semiconductor packages. ...

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Floating Body Cell: A Novel Capacitor-Less DRAM Cell

Floating Body Cell: A Novel Capacitor-Less DRAM Cell

By: Takashi Ohsawa; Takeshi Hamamoto

Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing

Publication Date: 14-OCT-2011

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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This book focuses on the technologies of the floating body cell (FBC), which is regarded as the most probable candidate to replace the conventional 1T-1C DRAM. It covers basic principles, procedures for device structure optimization, operational methods, relations between different applications, and their suitable technology options. One of the authors (Dr. Takashi Ohsawa) is known as the inventor of FBC and presented the award-winning paper at the IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) in 2002 for the cell concept and a memory design using the cell. ...

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Nano-CMOS Gate Dielectric Engineering

Nano-CMOS Gate Dielectric Engineering

By: Hei Wong

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 28-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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Covering the physics, materials, devices, and fabrication processes for high-k gate dielectric materials, this text systematically describes how the fundamental electronic structures and other material properties of the transition and rare earth metals affect the electrical properties of the dielectric films, the dielectric/silicon and the dielectric/metal gate interfaces, and the resulting device properties. Specific topics include the problems and solutions encountered with high-k material thermal stability, defect density, and poor initial interface with silicon substrate. The text also...

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Nano-scale CMOS Analog Circuits: Models and CAD Techniques for High-Level Design

Nano-scale CMOS Analog Circuits: Models and CAD Techniques for High-Level Design

By: Soumya Pandit; Chittaranjan Mandal; Amit Patra

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 20-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 18-APR-2014

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The objective of this book is twofold. First is to introduce to traditional analog design professionals the various structured CAD approaches for analog design, desired knowledge about the physics of MOS transistors, device modeling, nano-scale characterization and challenges, and CAD techniques to handle them. Second is to motivate young researchers and post-graduate students to develop research careers in the high-level analog design automation domain. This book presents the foundation knowledge for them. ...

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Nano Lithography

Nano Lithography

By: Stefan Landis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 21-FEB-2011

Insert Date: 11-MAR-2014

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Lithography is an extremely complex tool - based on the concept of "imprinting" an original template version onto mass output - originally using relatively simple optical exposure, masking, and etching techniques, and now extended to include exposure to X-rays, high energy UV light, and electron beams - in processes developed to manufacture everyday products including those in the realms of consumer electronics, telecommunications, entertainment, and transportation, to name but a few. In the last few years, researchers and engineers have pushed the envelope of fields including optics,...

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Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Systems for Safety and Security

Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Systems for Safety and Security

By: Michael Yastrebenetsky; Vyacheslav Kharchenko

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 01-JAN-2014

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Accidents and natural disasters involving nuclear power plants such as Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, and the recent meltdown at Fukushima are rare, but their effects are devastating enough to warrant increased vigilance in addressing safety concerns. Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Systems for Safety and Security evaluates the risks inherent to nuclear power and methods of preventing accidents through computer control systems and other such emerging technologies. Students and scholars as well as operators and designers will find useful insight into the latest security...

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Semiconductor Devices: Physics and Technology, 3rd Edition

Semiconductor Devices: Physics and Technology, 3rd Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 15-MAY-2012

Insert Date: 03-DEC-2013

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The awaited revision of Semiconductor Devices: Physics and Technology offers more than 50% new or revised material that reflects a multitude of important discoveries and advances in device physics and integrated circuit processing. Offering a basic introduction to physical principles of modern semiconductor devices and their advanced fabrication technology, the third edition presents students with theoretical and practical aspects of every step in device characterizations and fabrication, with an emphasis on integrated circuits. Divided into three parts, this text covers the basic...

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Transient Electro-Thermal Modeling of Bipolar Power Semiconductor Devices

Transient Electro-Thermal Modeling of Bipolar Power Semiconductor Devices

By: Tanya Kirilova Gachovska; Bin Du; Jerry L. Hudgins; Enrico Santi

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 01-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 30-NOV-2013

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This book presents physics-based electro-thermal models of bipolar power semiconductor devices including their packages, and describes their implementation in MATLAB and Simulink. It is a continuation of our first book Modeling of Bipolar Power Semiconductor Devices. The device electrical models are developed by subdividing the devices into different regions and the operations in each region, along with the interactions at the interfaces, are analyzed using the basic semiconductor physics equations that govern device behavior. The Fourier series solution is used to solve the ambipolar...

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Nanoscale Semiconductor Memories: Technology and Applications

Nanoscale Semiconductor Memories: Technology and Applications

By: Santosh Kurinec; Krzysztof Iniewski

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 19-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2013

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The book has two-fold intentions. Firstly it assembles the latest research in the field of nanoscale memories technology in one place. And secondly, it exposes the reader to myriad applications that nanoscale memories technology has enabled. The book is meant for advanced graduate research work or for academicians and researchers. This way the book has a widespread appeal, including practicing engineers, academicians, research scientists, and senior graduate students. Nanoscale memories today have a widespread application range. ...

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Semiconductor X-Ray Detectors

Semiconductor X-Ray Detectors

By: B. Lowe; R. Sareen

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 06-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2013

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This book focuses on the history and development of Si(Li) X-Ray Detectors, while providing an up-to-date review of the principles, practical applications, and state of the art of semiconductor x-ray detectors. It describes many of the facets of x-ray detection and measurement using semiconductors, from manufacture to implementation. The initial chapters summarize relevant background physics, materials science, and engineering aspects. Later chapters compare and contrast the manufacture and physical properties of systems and materials currently employed, enabling readers to fully...

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Physics of Organic Semiconductors, 2nd, Completely New Revised Edition

Physics of Organic Semiconductors, 2nd, Completely New Revised Edition

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Publisher: Wiley-VCH Verlag

Publication Date: 26-DEC-2012

Insert Date: 09-OCT-2013

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The field of organic electronics has seen a steady growth over the last 15 years. At the same time, our scientific understanding of how to achieve optimum device performance has grown, and this book gives an overview of our present-day knowledge of the physics behind organic semiconductor devices. Based on the very successful first edition, the editors have invited top scientists from the US, Japan, and Europe to include the developments from recent years, covering such fundamental issues as: growth and characterization of thin films of organic semiconductors, charge transport and...

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This reference book provides a fully integrated novel approach to the development of high-power, single-transverse mode, edge-emitting diode lasers by addressing the complementary topics of device engineering, reliability engineering and device diagnostics in the same book, and thus closes the gap in the current book literature. Diode laser fundamentals are discussed, followed by an elaborate discussion of problem-oriented design guidelines and techniques, and by a systematic treatment of the origins of laser degradation and a thorough exploration of the engineering means to enhance the...

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Circuit Analysis with Multisim

Circuit Analysis with Multisim

By: David Baez-Lopez; Felix Guerrero-Castro

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 10-OCT-2011

Insert Date: 17-SEP-2013

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This book is concerned with circuit simulation using National Instruments Multisim. It focuses on the use and comprehension of the working techniques for electrical and electronic circuit simulation. The first chapters are devoted to basic circuit analysis. It starts by describing in detail how to perform a DC analysis using only resistors and independent and controlled sources. Then, it introduces capacitors and inductors to make a transient analysis. In the case of transient analysis, it is possible to have an initial condition either in the capacitor voltage or in the inductor...