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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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Dynamic RAM: Technology Advancements

Dynamic RAM: Technology Advancements

By: Muzaffer Siddiqi

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 19-DEC-2012

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Dynamic RAM (DRAM) has wide applications in the computer industry, telecommunications, the military, and the space industry. This book presents an up-to-date account of the theory and design of DRAM, the workhorse of all semiconductor memories. It summarizes the development of and recent advances in manufacturing technology, generation by generation. The text also addresses DRAM cell development capacitor enhancement technologies, different types of leakages, and the circuit and technological aspects of the remedial measures taken. ...

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Introduction to VLSI Systems: A Logic, Circuit, and System Perspective

Introduction to VLSI Systems: A Logic, Circuit, and System Perspective

By: Ming-Bo Lin

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 28-NOV-2011

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This text covers all the basics of VLSI fabrication and low-level system design. Comprehensive and well-written, it is suitable for courses in VLSI system design and digital integrated circuit analysis and design. Taking a bottom-up approach, the book starts with an overview of logic design principles, before tackling design issues and fabrication. The book includes numerous worked examples and homework problems. It also offers two sets of PowerPoint® slides and an instructor’s manual upon qualified course adoption. ...

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Circuit Design Techniques for Non-Crystalline Semiconductors

Circuit Design Techniques for Non-Crystalline Semiconductors

By: Sanjiv Sambandan

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 16-OCT-2012

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Written for students and professionals within the fields of Materials Science and Engineering, Electronics Engineering, and Applied Physics, this reference provides a systematic means to synthesize circuits with disordered semiconductor field effect transistors (DS-FETs) and explanation of the issues involved. It offers examples on how self-assembly, structural and functional, can be used as a powerful tool in circuit synthesis and provides starting threads for new and future research. The first book to focus on disordered semiconductors, the text covers theory, materials, techniques, and...

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Technology Computer Aided Design: Simulation for VLSI MOSFET

Technology Computer Aided Design: Simulation for VLSI MOSFET

By: Chandan Sarkar

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 16-MAY-2013

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MOSFET and related high-speed semiconductor devices are spearheading the drive toward smaller, faster, and low-power electronics. This work concentrates on technology computer aided design (TCAD) and its integration into the IC fabrication process flow. It presents modeling techniques and concepts involved with the TCAD simulation of MOSFET devices. The book describes basic concepts and background related to popular commercial TCAD software as well as recent technologies to improve device performance.<BR> ...

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Silicon Technologies: Ion Implantation and Thermal Treatment

Silicon Technologies: Ion Implantation and Thermal Treatment

By: Annie Baudrant

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 12-JUL-2011

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The main purpose of this book is to remind new engineers in silicon foundry, the fundamental physical and chemical rules in major Front end treatments: oxidation, epitaxy, ion implantation and impurities diffusion. ...

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Integration of Passive RF Front-End Components in SoCs

Integration of Passive RF Front-End Components in SoCs

By: Hooman Darabi; Ahmad Mirzaei

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 24-APR-2013

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Examining the most important developments in highly integrated wireless RF front-ends, this book describes and evaluates both active and passive solutions for on-chip high-Q filtering, and explores M-phase filters in depth. An accessible step-by-step approach is used to introduce everything an RF designer needs to know about these filters, including their various forms, principles of operation, and their performance against implementation-related imperfections. Real-world examples are described in depth, and detailed mathematical analyses demonstrate the practical quantification of...

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Managing Power Electronics: VLSI and DSP-Driven Computer Systems

Managing Power Electronics: VLSI and DSP-Driven Computer Systems

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Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

Publication Date: 25-NOV-2005

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A unique system focus that presents specific solutions for specific appliances This publication presents state-of-the-art power management techniques for modern electronic appliances that rely on such very large-scale integration (VLSI) chips as CPUs and DSPs. The author thoroughly covers all aspects of the field, including semiconductor manufacturing processes, packages, circuits, functions, and systems. A unique and significant contribution to the field, the publication adopts a "system focus" by first presenting the appliance and then delving into the power management architecture and...