Best Books – Solid State Devices

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Solid State 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 Solid State Devices along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Solid State Devices subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Solid State Devices" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Solid State Electronic Devices” by Streetman and Banerjee

Book Review: This book is very suitable for undergraduate electrical engineering students and scientists who are passionate about upgrading their knowledge of modern electronics. This is a very good introductory book on semiconductor materials, physics, devices and technology and this book targets to develop basic semiconductor physics concepts, provides a nice understanding of current semiconductor devices and technology and also helps students to improve their level of understanding on new devices and applications.

2. “Physics of Semiconductor Devices” by S M Sze and Kwok K Ng

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Book Review: This is a very good reference book in the field of semiconductor devices. It covers detailed and exhaustive information on many important semiconductor devices. It provides readers immediate information about detailed descriptions of the underlying physics and performance characteristics of bipolar, field-effect, microwave, photonic and sensor devices. The book has a complete update of the latest developments, three dimensional MOSFETs, MODFETs, tunneling diodes, semiconductor sensors, cascade lasers, single electron transistors, real space transfer devices and many others.

3. “Advanced Theory of Semiconductor Devices” by K Hess

Book Review: This book describes the fundamentals of semiconductor device theory ranging from basic quantum physics to computer aided design. The book also provides a better understanding of computer simulation devices with the help of basic equations and numerical solutions. The book also provides knowledge about devices used in III-V compounds and silicon technology. The book also contains explanation on electronic transport, quantum level laser diodes and hot electron effects in silicon technology. This book is very useful for graduate students, scientists and research engineers in the field of solid state electronics.

4. “Semiconductor Devices: Basic Principles” by Jasprit Singh

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Book Review: This book clears various complexities of modern semiconductor devices. The book is completely covered with figures, flowcharts, solved examples and provides a very nice introduction to semiconductor physics and its application to modern devices. The book starts with physical process behind semiconductor devices and explains the concepts of band structure, effective masses, holes, doping, carrier transport, diodes, transistors, detectors, light emitters and many more.

5. “Solid State Devices” by Nair and B Somanathan

“Solid State Devices” Book Review: This book presents solid state theories in a simplified manner. Fundamental theories such as crystal structures of Group IVB elements, energy bands in solids, Fermi-Dirac distribution, direct and indirect gap materials, and electrons in semiconductors are elaborated in great detail. Advanced topics like P-N junction diodes, Zener and avalanche breakdowns, Hall Effect, Schottky-barrier diodes, MOS field-effect transistors, and bipolar junction transistors are dealt with later on. This book is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students of electrical engineering, electronics engineering, computer science, IT, and physics.

6. “Solid-State Imaging with Charge-Coupled Devices” by A J Theuwissen Albert J P Theuwissen Theuwissen

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“Solid-State Imaging with Charge-Coupled Devices” Book Review: This book covers the educational, scientific, and industrial aspect of solid-state imaging with charge-coupled devices. Divided into four parts, the first section explores the fundamentals of charge-coupled devices while the second part tackles imaging concepts related to the classical television application. Light sensitivity, noise, device architectures, and other recent advancements made in this field are discussed in the next part. The book then concludes with the elucidation of the imager technology and various applications. The book is ideal for graduates, undergraduates, engineers and technicians.

7. “Physics of Nanostructured Solid State Devices” by Bandyopadhyay Supriyo Bandyopadhyay

“Physics of Nanostructured Solid State Devices” Book Review: This book systematically analyzes semi-classical and quantum mechanical descriptions of electron transport, such as drift-diffusion model, Boltzmann transport model and various quantum transport models, as well as band structure calculation methods based on time-independent perturbation theory in solids with applications in calculation of optical constants. A treatment on quantum mechanics of electrons in a magnetic field and associated phenomena is also included. Mesoscopic device phenomena in Aharonov-Bohm interferometers, resonant tunneling devices, etc. are also discussed. The theory of optical transitions is explained with the help of optical devices employing quantum-confined structures such as quantum wells, wires and dots. This book is intended for a first year graduate student of electrical engineering and/or applied physics studying concepts who wish to carry out research in modern solid state nanodevices.

8. “Solid State Electronic Devices” by Ben G Streetman and Sanjay Banerjee

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“Solid State Electronic Devices” Book Review: This book presents a comprehensive introduction to semiconductor materials, devices, physics, and technology. Commonly used semiconductor terms and concepts are explained in great detail by highlighting their usage in the numerous solid state devices used today. The underlying physics of semiconductors is also emphasized to offer a better understanding of currently used semiconductor devices as well as the ones having future market potential. Their applications in electronic and optoelectronic circuits and systems are also discussed. This book is suitable for scientists, practicing engineers, and undergraduate electrical engineering students.

9. “Solid State Devices” by De Cogan

“Solid State Devices: A Quantum Physics Approach” Book Review: This book presents a comprehensive treatment of solid state devices from the perspective of the quantum physics field as opposed to chemistry, physics, material science, or any other field. This helps reader gain a deeper understanding of the subject by learning about the underlying physics of solid state devices. Students, researchers, and practitioners can refer to this book.

10. “Solid State Electronic Devices” by D K Bhattacharya and Rajnish Sharma

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“Solid State Electronic Devices” Book Review: This book provides a detailed treatment of the fundamental principles of solid state electronic devices. The first half of the book covers electron dynamics, growth and crystal properties of semiconductors, excess carriers in semiconductors, and energy bands. Subsequent chapters deal with p-n junctions, field effect transistors, and bipolar junction transistors in great detail. The book also studies advanced topics like integrated circuits, micro-electromechanical systems, rectifiers, and power supplies. Separate chapters are dedicated to power devices, microwave devices, opto-electronic devices, and other special devices. This book is ideal for practicing engineers, undergraduate and polytechnic students.

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