Best Reference Books – Physics of Electronic Materials and Devices

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Physics of Electronic Materials and Devices subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Physics of Electronic Materials and Devices along with reviews.

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1. “Physics of Semiconductor Devices” by S M Sze

“Physics of Semiconductor Devices” Book Review: This book gives an idea about the physics of semiconductor devices. It provides the basic concept of the underlying physics. It also provides the operational characteristics of all major bipolar and unipolar devices. It also discusses the characteristics of special microwave and optoelectronic devices. The book contains almost 1000 references of original research papers. It also contains review articles. The book also provides 650 plus high-quality technical figures. It also contains almost 25 tables of material parameters for device analysis.

2. “Semiconductor Devices Basic Principles” by Jaspreet Singh

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“Semiconductor Devices Basic Principles” Book Review:this book gives an idea about semiconductor physics and device operation. The book illustrates how devices can be optimized for applications. The book explores the basic physical processes of semiconductor devices such as diodes, transistors, detectors, etc. The book also covers topics on band structure, effective masses, holes, doping etc. It also discusses how important semiconductor devices are operated. The book also discusses the issues of the optimization of device performance. The book also includes solved examples, end-of-chapter summary tables, figures.

3. “Physics and Technology of Semiconductor Devices” by A S Grove

“Physics and Technology of Semiconductor Devices” Book Review: The book gives a clear description about semiconductor devices in physics and technology. The book emphasizes modern planar silicon devices. It also gives a brief description about physics principles by using a simple physical model. The book also contains illustrations on experimental measurements.

4. “Metal/Semiconductor Schottky Barrier Junction and their Applications” by B L Sharma

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“Metal/Semiconductor Schottky Barrier Junction and their Applications” Book Review: This book describes the use of schottky barrier junctions. The book is designed for students, researchers and technologists interested in semiconductor devices. The book brings out the difficulties of various applications of schottky barrier junctions. It includes applications that are rich in R&D but poses challenges. The book discusses the ways it could be avoided in a stipulated time frame. The book also includes other various topics of schottky barrier junction which will be an interest to other individuals.

5. “Solid State Electronic Devices (Prentice Hall Series in Solid State Physical Electronics)” by Ben Streetman and Sanjay Banerjee

“Solid State Electronic Devices(Prentice Hall Series in Solid State Physical Electronics)” Book Review: This book discusses the basic information about semiconductor materials. The book is designed for undergraduate students. This book also discusses the conduction processes in solids. The book aims to provide students the understanding of existing devices. It contains semiconductor terms along with concepts of a broad range of devices. The book also discusses the study on solid state devices. This includes both silicon and compound semiconductors. The book discusses the optoelectronic and high-speed applications.

6. “The Physics of Solar Cells (Series on properties of semiconductor materials)” by Nelson Jenny

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“The physics of Solar Cells(Series on Properties of Semiconductor Materials)” Book Review: This book gives an introduction about the physics of the photovoltaic cell. The book is designed for undergraduates and graduate students. This book covers topics on basic physics of semiconductors in photovoltaic devices, physical models of collar cell operation. The book also discusses the characteristics and design of different types of solar cell. It also discusses the approaches in increasing the solar cell efficiency. The book contains terms and concepts related to solar cell device physics. It also contains physical problems,exercises and worked solutions related to the subject.

7. “Semiconductor Material and Device Characterization” by Dieter K Schroder

“Semiconductor Material and Device Characterization” Book Review: This book discusses the semiconductor material and device characterization. It contains up to date description and characterization techniques of a semiconductor industry. The book covers topics on electrical, optical electron-beam methods. It also covers topics such as ion-beam, x-ray and gamma ray methods. The book contains over 1300 references, also available in journals and review papers. The book can also be used as a reference book regarding characterization methods.

8. “Nanoelectronics and Information Technology” by Rainer Waser

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“Nanoelectronics and Information Technology” Book Review: This book gives the underlying principles of nanoelectronics and information technology. This book is designed for undergraduate students of 3rd year and higher in the field of physics, electrical engineering and information technology. The book contains contemporary examples emphasizing nanoelectronics. The book discusses that the links between basic science and application are tighter in nanoelectronics and information technology than any other field. The book covers topics on the design of resonant tunneling transistors. It also covers single electron devices or molecular electronic structure.

9. “Principles of Electronic Materials and Devices” by Safa O Kasap

“Principles of Electronic Materials and Devices” Book Review: This book is the third edition. It is an updated version of principles of electronic materials and devices which is the second edition. This book is designed for the undergraduate students of materials science and engineering, electrical engineering. The book is updated with topics such as diffusion, conduction in thin films, interconnects in microelectronics, electromigration etc,. It also covers Stefan’s radiation law, field emission from carbon nanotubes, piezoresistivity, amorphous semiconductors. The book discusses debye relaxation, giant magnetoresistance, magnetic data storage, reststrahlen absorption. The book contains worked examples, homework problems, illustrations and photographs.

10. “Nonlinear Optics: Phenomena, Materials and Devices” by George I Stegeman and Robert A Stegeman

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“Nonlinear Optics: Phenomena, Materials and Devices” Book Review: This book discusses the nonlinear optics from a physics, optics and devices perspective. It also discusses the nonlinear materials and practical aspects of non linear devices. This book explains second-order phenomena, derivation of nonlinear susceptibilities. It also explains third order nonlinear effects and multiwave mixing scattering. The book also discusses the second order non linear devices along with its optimization and non linearities. The book includes problems for practising. The book can be used by physicists, chemists and materials scientists, professionals in the field of optics.

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