Extraction of Semiconductor Diode Parameters: A Comparative Review of Methods and Materials
This book presents a comprehensive treatise on the extraction of semiconductor diode parameters using various methods. Its focus is on metal-semiconductor, metal-insulator-semiconductor, and p-n junction diodes, covering a wide range of metals and semiconductors, including elemental, compound, organic, and nanostructured materials. By bringing together these methods in one place, this book provides a much-needed standardized point of reference for the field.
GaN and SiC Power Devices: From Fundamentals to Applied Design and Market Analysis
This book provides a single-source reference for any reader requiring basic and advanced information on wide bandgap semiconductors and related design topics. Focusing on practicability, it explains the principles of GaN and SiC semiconductors, manufacturing, characterization, market and design for key applications.
Integrated Circuit Fabrication Science and Technology
Master fundamental technologies for modern semiconductor integrated circuits with this definitive textbook. It includes an early introduction of a state-of-the-art CMOS process flow, exposes students to big-picture thinking from the outset, and encourages a practical integration mindset. Extensive use of process and TCAD simulation, using industry tools such as Silvaco Athena and Victory Process, provides students with deeper insight into physical principles, and prepares them for applying these tools in a real-world setting.
Power Electronics Handbook delivers an expert guide to power electronics and their applications. The book examines the foundations of power electronics, power semiconductor devices, and power converters, before reviewing a constellation of modern applications. Comprehensively updated throughout, this new edition features new sections addressing current practices for renewable energy storage, transmission, integration, and operation, as well as smart-grid security, intelligent energy, artificial intelligence, and machine learning applications applied to power electronics, and autonomous and electric vehicles.
Advanced MOS Devices and their Circuit Applications
Advanced MOS Devices and their Circuit Applications book comprehensively discusses the advanced MOS devices and their circuit applications with reliability concerns. Further, an energy-efficient Tunnel FET-based circuit application will be investigated in terms of the output voltage, power efficiency, energy consumption, and performances using the device circuit co-design approach.
Fundamentals of Semiconductor Materials and Devices
Fundamentals of Semiconductor Materials and Devices is a textbook that presents the advanced principled underlying semiconductors in an accessible and comprehensive way. Combining material from both engineering and physics, it remains grounded throughout in practical applications of semiconductors. Its approach makes it ideal for readers looking to gain a thorough understanding of this ubiquitous technology.
Substantially expanded and updated, the new edition of this classic Principles of Power Electronics textbook provides unrivalled coverage of the fundamentals of power electronics. Comprehensive coverage of foundational concepts in circuits, magnetics, devices, dynamic models, and control establishes a strong conceptual framework for further study. New topics include SiC and GaN wide-bandgap materials, superjunction MOSFET and IGBT devices, advanced magnetics design, multi-level and switched-capacitor converters, RF converter circuits, and EMI.
This handbook presents the key properties of silicon carbide (SiC), the power semiconductor for the 21st century. It describes related technologies, reports the rapid developments and achievements in recent years, and discusses the remaining challenging issues in the field.
Understanding Semiconductors: A Technical Guide for Non-Technical People
Whether you’re narrowly technical or don’t know silicon from silly putty, working directly in hardware technologies and want to know more, or simply a curious person seeking hard information about the technology that powers the modern world, Understanding Semiconductors will be an informative, dependable resource.
Semiconductor Product Engineering, Quality and Operations: Deliver High Quality Products & Increase Profits
This book captures the author’s 35+ years of learning & experience in the semiconductor chip industry to provide a proven roadmap for successful, new product introduction process, tailored specifically to the semiconductor industry. The content includes a simplified process flow, success metrics, execution guidelines, checklists & calculators.
This textbook teaches the physics and technology of semiconductors, highlighting the strong interdependence between the engineering principles and underlying physical fundamentals. It focuses on conveying a basic understanding of the physics, materials, and processes involved in semiconductor technology without relying on detailed derivations. The book features separate comments on the key physical principles covered, allowing the reader to quickly grasp the take-home message.
Thermal Reliability of Power Semiconductor Device in the Renewable Energy System
This book focuses on the thermal reliability of power semiconductor device by looking at the failure mechanism, thermal parameters monitoring, junction temperature estimation, lifetime evaluation, and thermal management. Theoretical analysis and experimental tests are presented to explain existing reliability improvement techniques. This book is a valuable reference for the students and researchers who pay attention to the thermal reliability design of power semiconductor device.
Wide Bandgap Semiconductors for Power Electronics: Materials, Devices, Applications
Wide Bandgap Semiconductors for Power Electronics is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to wide bandgap materials silicon carbide, gallium nitride, diamond and gallium(III) oxide. With contributions from an international panel of experts, the book offers detailed coverage of the growth of these materials, their characterization, and how they are used in a variety of power electronics devices such as transistors and diodes and in the areas of quantum information and hybrid electric vehicles.
This updated, third edition of a popular book on GaN transistors for efficient power conversion has been substantially expanded to keep students and practicing power conversion engineers ahead of the learning curve in GaN technology advancements. Acknowledging that GaN transistors are not one-to-one replacements for the current MOSFET technology, this book serves as a practical guide for understanding basic GaN transistor construction, characteristics, and applications.
Characterization of Wide Bandgap Power Semiconductor Devices
Characterization of Wide Bandgap Power Semiconductor Devices presents comprehensive methods with examples for the characterization of this important class of power devices. The book covers pulsed static characterization; junction capacitance characterization; fundamentals of dynamic characterization; gate drive for dynamic characterization; layout design and parasitic management; protection design for double pulse test; measurement and data processing for dynamic characterization; cross-talk consideration; impact of three-phase system; and topology considerations.
Fundamentals of Power Semiconductor Devices provides an in-depth treatment of the physics of operation of power semiconductor devices that are commonly used by the power electronics industry. Analytical models for explaining the operation of all power semiconductor devices are shown. The treatment here focuses on silicon devices but includes the unique attributes and design requirements for emerging silicon carbide devices. The book will appeal to practicing engineers in the power semiconductor device community.
Wide Bandgap Power Semiconductor Packaging: Materials, Components, and Reliability
This book addresses the key challenges that WBG power semiconductors face during integration, including heat resistance, heat dissipation and thermal stress, noise reduction at high frequency and discrete components, and challenges in interfacing, metallization, plating, bonding and wiring. Experts on the topic present the latest research on materials, components and methods of reliability and evaluation for WBG power semiconductors and suggest solutions to pave the way for integration.
Semiconductor Power Devices: Physics, Characteristics, Reliability
This book discusses semiconductor properties, pn-junctions and the physical phenomena for understanding power devices in depth. Working principles of state-of-the-art power diodes, thyristors, MOSFETs and IGBTs are explained in detail, as well as key aspects of semiconductor device production technology. Special peculiarities of devices from the ascending semiconductor materials SiC and GaN are discussed.
This comprehensive book discusses the physics of operation and design of gallium nitride and silicon carbide power devices. It can be used as a reference by practicing engineers in the power electronics industry and as a textbook for a power device or power electronics course in universities.
Fundamentals of Silicon Carbide Technology: Growth, Characterization, Devices and Applications
SiC power MOSFETs entered commercial production in 2011, providing rugged, high-efficiency switches for high-frequency power systems. In this wide-ranging book, the authors draw on their considerable experience to present both an introduction to SiC materials, devices, and applications and an in-depth reference for scientists and engineers working in this fast-moving field. Fundamentals of Silicon Carbide Technology covers basic properties of SiC materials, processing technology, theory and analysis of practical devices, and an overview of the most important systems applications.