Postgraduate Course: Principles of Microelectronic Devices (ELEE11049)
|School||School of Engineering
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The aim of this course is to provide a understanding of the physics, fabrication technology and operation of (a) a range of advanced micro technologies and (b) contemporary electronic information displays
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||BEng or MEng Electronics and Electrical Engineering degree,
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 11,
Formative Assessment Hours 2,
Summative Assessment Hours 6,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||2:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Be knowledgeable about the quantum description of electronic materials as applied to bandgap engineering. And 2. Know the different electron transport mechanisms and density of states in low dimensional structures.
- Be able to design simple modulation doped high electron mobility transistors and microelectromechanical systems.
- Understand the underlying principles of operation of a range of contemporary display technologies.
- Appreciate the relative strengths and weaknesses of a range of contemporary display technologies.
- Know how to select a suitable display technology to be used in a particular product or application.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||microelectronics semiconductor analogue
|Course organiser||Prof Ian Underwood
Tel: (0131 6)50 5631 / 7474
|Course secretary||Mrs Megan Inch-Kellingray
Tel: (0131 6)51 7079