Best Reference Books – Special Semiconductor Devices

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

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1. “Complete Guide to Semiconductor Devices” by Kwok K Ng

Book Review: The book presents information about semiconductor devices, basic components of integrated circuits. The book identifies 74 major devices and more than 200 variations of these devices. Every device in the book is discussed in detail which includes history, structure, characteristics and applications. The book also reflects the recent developments in the field of semiconductor devices. This book is very useful for graduates, practitioners and researchers who need access to basic information. This book is also of great value to salespeople, lawyers and people associated with semiconductor industry.

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

“Physics of Semiconductor Devices” Book Review: This book presents the basic underlying principles of the important semiconductor devices used nowadays. It also provides an analysis of performance characteristics of future devices along with their limitations. This edition also covers the latest developments in devices like 3D MOSFETs, MODFETs, quantum-cascade lasers, real-space transfer devices, semiconductor sensors, single-electron transistors, resonant-tunneling diodes, etc. With exercise problems given at the end of each chapter and plenty of illustrations and examples to learn from, this book is ideal for students, teachers, research scientists, and engineers.

3. “Semiconductor Power Devices” by S K Ghandhi
4. “Modern Power Devices” by B J Baliga

“Modern Power Devices” Book Review: This book offers an extensive coverage of the physics, design, and fabrication technology of power devices. All the chapters cover the basics of device operation and their electrical characteristics, fabrication technology, and a detailed breakdown of the device physics. Readers can obtain a thorough understanding of the physics involved by the detailed analytical solutions provided for their benefit. The book is suitable for training students and engineers.

5. “Semiconductor Optoelectronic Devices” by P Bhattacharya

“Semiconductor Optoelectronic Devices” Book Review: The book demonstrates the topic of semiconductor optoelectronic devices and the book also provides a proper organization of optoelectronic devices thereby describing the basic examples. The various concepts covered in the book include compound semiconductor properties, quantum mechanics, optical processes, carrier transport properties, junction theory and many more advanced properties. The book is also updated with recent advances in the field of semiconductor optoelectronic devices.

6. “Semiconductor Fabrication: Technology and Metrology (Astm Special Technical Publication// Stp)” by D C Gupta

“Semiconductor Fabrication: Technology and Metrology (Astm Special Technical Publication// Stp)” Book Review: This book explains the fabrication techniques and methods associated with semiconductors. The text essentially covers silicon crystal growth, micro contamination, fabrication technology, epitaxial deposition techniques, metallization, and interconnects. An extended discussion on Gettering control charts, standards, specifications, and material defects. This book is suitable for students, researchers or professionals working in the semiconductor industry.

7. “Special Defects in Semiconducting Materials (Solid State Phenomena)” by R P Agarwala

“Special Defects in Semiconducting Materials” Book Review: This book presents a comprehensive, yet concise, coverage of the different types of defects present in semiconducting materials. The book delves into point defects, defect-assisted diffusion, and oxygen and hydrogen impurity defects in detail. Advanced topics like metal impurity additions, metastable defects, and magnetic hyperfine interaction of deep donors in compound semiconductors are also dealt with in detail.

8. “Advanced Physics of Electron Transport in Semiconductors and Nanostructures (Graduate Texts in Physics)” by Massimo V Fischetti and William G Vandenberghe

“Advanced Physics of Electron Transport in Semiconductors and Nanostructures” Book Review: This book presents a comprehensive introduction to electronic transport in solids, putting special emphasis on the nanometer scale. Fundamentals of quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, Hamiltonian classical mechanics, and condensed matter theory are also provided. The book encompasses crucial topics like – Energy bands in crystals; Electron scattering with phonons, plasmons, electrons and photons; Second quan­tization and elementary excitations in solids; Derivation of transport equations in semiconductors and semiconductor nanostructures at the quantum and semi-classical levels; and Dielectric properties of semicon­ductors focusing on dielectric screening and coupled interfacial modes. A numerical treatment and theoretical analysis of plane-wave methods, empirical pseudopotentials and DFT, applied to electronic structure of solids is also included. A discussion on the transport equations derived for both quantum, i.e. Liouville-von Neumann equation, and semi-classical picture, i.e. Boltzmann transport equation is provided along with their transition mechanism too. This book is intended for researchers, professionals working in the nano-/micro-electronics industry, and second-year graduate students in physics, electrical engineer­ing, or materials science.

9. “High Tc Superconductors and Related Transition Metal Oxides” by Annette Bussmann-Holder and Hugo Keller

“High Tc Superconductors and Related Transition Metal Oxides” Book Review: This book offers 30 theoretical and experimental articles focused on the recent advancements in the field of high temperature superconductivity. A portion of the book also deals with ferroelectricity and their applications. Reputed experts in this field have helped contribute to this book.

10. “Spectral Methods in Surface Superconductivity” by Søren Fournais

“Spectral Methods in Surface Superconductivity” Book Review: This book explores the nonlinear Ginzburg–Landau functional to study superconductivity in detail. A concise introduction to spectral theory techniques and partial differential equations is also provided. The book also provides a complete breakdown of the two-dimensional Ginzburg–Landau functional cases with a sufficiently large parameter kappa in the presence of a strong magnetic field. It also includes a thorough treatment of three-dimensional cases along with an overview of all nonstandard material as well as important semi-classical techniques in spectral theory involved in the nonlinear study of superconductivity. This book is intended for students and researchers with graduate-level knowledge of functional analysis, spectral theory, and the analysis of partial differential equations.

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