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EE-931 Advanced Topics in Solid State Electronics
Campus College of E&ME
Programs PG
Session Summer Semester 2016
Course Title Advanced Topics in Solid State Electronics
Course Code EE-931
Credit Hours 3-0
Pre-Requisutes Nil
Course Objectives The objective of this graduate-level course is to provide an advanced level exposure of the Solid State Electronics to the research students. It will serve to help the students to have a comprehensive understanding of research and development related to semiconductor materials and devices.
Detail Content
  • Dielectric And Magnetic Properties
    • Diamagnetism, Paramagnetism and Ferromagnetism
    • Quantum Theory of Diamagnetism
    • Quantum Theory of Paramagnetism
    • Magnons, Plasmons, Polaritons and Polarons
  • Non Crystalline Solids
    • Diffraction Pattern
    • Glasses
    • Amorphous Ferromagnets
    • Amorphous Semiconductors
    • Low Energy Excitations in Amorphous Solids
    • Fiber Optics
  • Finite structures
    • Clusters
      • Metallic Clusters
      • Carbon Clusters
      • Carbon Nano Tubes
      • Other Covalent and Mixed Clusters
    • Biological Molecules and Structures
      • The Structure of DNA and RNA
      • The Structure of Proteins
      • Relationship between DNA, RNA and Proteins
      • Protein Structure and Function
  • Superconductivity
    • Experimental Survey
      • Occurrence of Superconductivity
      • Destruction of superconductivity of Magnetic fields
      • Meissner Effect
      • Heat Capacity
      • Energy Gap
      • Microwave and Infrared Properties
      • Isotope effect
    • Theoretical survey
      • Thermodynamics of superconducting Transitions
      • Coherence Length
      • BCS Theory of Superconductivity
      • BCS Ground State
      • Flux Quantization in a Superconducting Ring
      • Duration of Persistent Currents
      • Type II Superconductors
      • Vortex State
      • Single Particle Tunneling
      • Josephson Superconductor Tunneling
      • Dc Josephson Effect
      • Ac Josephson Effect
      • Macroscopic Quantum Interference
    • High-Temperature Superconductors
  • Magnetic Resonance
    • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
    • Line Width
    • Hyperfine splitting
    • Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance
    • Ferromagnetic Resonance
    • Antiferromagnetic Resonance
    • Electron Paramagnetic Resonance
    • Principle of Maser action
      • Three-Level Maser
      • Lasers
  • Optical Processes and Excitons
    • Optical Reflectance
    • Excitons
    • Raman Effects in Crystals
    • Energy Loss of Fast Particles in a Solid
  • Surface and Interface Physics
    • Surface Crystallography
    • Surface Electronic Structure
    • Magneto resistance in a 2-D Channel
    • PN-Junctions
    • Hetrostructures
    • Semiconductor Lasers
    • Light-Emitting Diodes
  • Nano Structures
    • Imaging Techniques for Nano Structures
    • Electronic Structure of 1D Systems
    • Electronic Transport in 1D
    • Electronic Structure of 0D Systems
    • Electronic Transport in 0D
    • Vibrational and Thermal Properties of Nano Structures
Text/Ref Books
  • Introduction to Solid State Physics by Charles Kittle, John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 8th Edition, 2005.
  • Solid State Physics by Neil W. Ashcroft, N. David Mermin HOLT-SAUNDERS International Edition.1976.
  • Atomic and Electronic Structure of Solids Efthimios Kaxiras Cambridge University Press 2003.
  • Solid State Physics- Structure and Properties of Materials by M.A. Wahab, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, London, 1999.
Time Schedule Summer 2015
Faculty/Resource Person Dr. Mashhood Ahmed
PhD (Quaid-i-Azam University)
Discipline: Electronics
Specialization: Quantum Optics